Poverty Changes in Year 2000 to 2010

This chart is from the US Census Bureau and measures the percentage change in Poverty between the year 2000 and 2010.

Alabama

10.4

Montana

3.5

Alaska

-0.4

Nebraska

9.3

Arizona

9.4

Nevada

12.9

Arkansas

15.7

New Hampshire

5.2

California

3

New Jersey

3.8

Colorado

11.8

New Mexico

6.1

Connecticut

4.2

New York

1

Delaware

6.6

North Carolina

17.9

Florida

10.3

North Dakota

1.4

Georgia

14.6

Ohio

11.2

Hawaii

-1

Oklahoma

7.1

Idaho

12.4

Oregon

16

Illinois

7.2

Pennsylvania

5.6

Indiana

13.7

Rhode Island

0.7

Iowa

9.2

South Carolina

14.4

Kansas

10.6

South Dakota

3.2

Kentucky

9.4

Tennessee

16

Louisiana

-3.6

Texas

6.2

Maine

10.4

Utah

6

Maryland

2.6

Vermont

5

Massachusetts

3.8

Virginia

5.3

Michigan

13.4

Washington

8.4

Minnesota

6.8

West Virginia

-2.3

Mississippi

7.4

Wisconsin

7.4

Missouri

9.9

Wyoming

1.5