Poverty rates by race/ethnicity and metro/nonmetro residence, 2017

Percent poor (individuals)

Bar chart with 5 groups with 2 items per group.

Group 1, White, alone.
Item 1, Nonmetro 14.2.
Item 2, Metro 10.6.
Group 2, Black/African American, alone.
Item 1, Nonmetro 32.
Item 2, Metro 22.1.
Group 3, American Indian/Alaska Native, alone.
Item 1, Nonmetro 31.
Item 2, Metro 22.2.
Group 4, Hispanic, any race.
Item 1, Nonmetro 24.5.
Item 2, Metro 19.
Group 5, White, alone, non-Hispanic.
Item 1, Nonmetro 13.5.
Item 2, Metro 8.8.

Note: "Alone" indicates a single answer to the race question; Hispanics may be any race. "White, alone, non-Hispanic" are individuals who responded "No, not Spanish/Hispanic/Latino" and who reported "White" as their only entry in the race question. Source: USDA, Economic Research Service using data from the U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, 2017.