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Poverty Rate
Year: 1999; Region: 100 Largest MSAs

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Poverty Rate
Year: 1999; Ordered: alphabetically
Metro Area Value
Akron, OH 9.8%
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 9.3%
Albuquerque, NM 13.9%
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 8.3%
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 9.5%
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 15.4%
Austin-Round Rock, TX 11.1%
Bakersfield, CA 20.8%
Baltimore-Towson, MD 9.8%
Baton Rouge, LA 17.1%
Birmingham-Hoover, AL 13.6%
Boise City-Nampa, ID 9.4%
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 8.5%
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 6.9%
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Tonawanda, NY 11.9%
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 9.7%
Charleston-North Charleston, SC 14.0%
Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC 9.4%
Chattanooga, TN-GA 12.0%
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI 10.5%
Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 9.5%
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 10.8%
Colorado Springs, CO 7.9%
Columbia, SC 12.4%
Columbus, OH 9.9%
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 10.8%
Dayton, OH 10.0%
Denver-Aurora, CO 8.0%
Des Moines, IA 7.5%
Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 10.6%
El Paso, TX 23.8%
Fresno, CA 22.9%
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 8.8%
Greensboro-High Point, NC 10.6%
Greenville, SC 11.6%
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 8.2%
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 8.3%
Honolulu, HI 9.9%
Houston-Baytown-Sugar Land, TX 13.7%
Indianapolis, IN 8.5%
Jackson, MS 17.0%
Jacksonville, FL 10.7%
Kansas City, MO-KS 8.5%
Knoxville, TN 12.2%
Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 12.9%
Lancaster, PA 7.8%
Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 10.8%
Little Rock-North Little Rock, AR 12.1%
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 16.2%
Louisville, KY-IN 10.9%
Madison, WI 8.9%
McAllen-Edinburg-Pharr, TX 35.9%
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 15.6%
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Miami Beach, FL 14.0%
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 10.6%
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 6.7%
Modesto, CA 16.0%
Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro, TN 10.3%
New Haven-Milford, CT 9.5%
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 18.3%
New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA 13.6%
Ogden-Clearfield, UT 6.9%
Oklahoma City, OK 13.5%
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 8.4%
Orlando, FL 10.7%
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 9.2%
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 9.5%
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 10.8%
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 12.0%
Pittsburgh, PA 10.8%
Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA 9.5%
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 9.2%
Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 11.3%
Provo-Orem, UT 12.0%
Raleigh-Cary, NC 8.9%
Richmond, VA 9.4%
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 15.0%
Rochester, NY 10.5%
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, CA 12.7%
Salt Lake City, UT 7.9%
San Antonio, TX 15.1%
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 12.4%
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 9.1%
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 7.6%
Sarasota-Bradenton-Venice, FL 8.8%
Scranton-Wilkes-Barre, PA 10.8%
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 8.5%
Springfield, MA 13.1%
St. Louis, MO-IL 10.0%
Stockton, CA 17.7%
Syracuse, NY 12.3%
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 11.2%
Toledo, OH 12.1%
Tucson, AZ 14.7%
Tulsa, OK 11.8%
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 10.6%
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 7.4%
Wichita, KS 9.1%
Worcester, MA 9.2%
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 11.5%

Definition: Proportion of people below the poverty level, among the population for whom poverty status is determined

Source: 2000 Census Summary File 3