TABLE 2-20 Distribution of Racial or Ethnic Minority Groups, by State and Percentage of Population with Incomes Below the Poverty Level

State (% below poverty level)

Non-Hispanic White

Hispanic

Black

American Indian

Pacific Islander/Asian

Alabama (18.3)

73.3

0.6

25.2

0.5

0.5

Alaska (9.0)

74.0

3.3

3.9

15.5

3.3

Arizona (15.8)

71.8

18.6

2.9

5.2

1.4

Arkansas (19.1)

82.2

0.8

15.1

0.6

0.5

California (12.5)

57.4

25.4

7.1

0.7

9.2

Colorado (11.7)

80.9

12.7

3.9

0.7

1.7

Connecticut (6.8)

84.0

6.2

8.0

0.2

1.5

Delaware (8.7)

79.4

2.3

16.6

0.3

1.3

District of Columbia (16.9)

27.4

5.2

65.3

0.2

1.8

Florida (12.7)

73.3

12.0

13.2

0.3

1.1

Georgia (14.7)

70.2

1.6

26.8

0.2

1.1

Hawaii (8.3)

31.4

7.1

2.3

0.4

58.5

Idaho (13.3)

92.3

5.1

0.3

1.3

0.9

Illinois (11.9)

75.0

7.7

14.7

0.2

2.4

Indiana (10.7)

89.6

1.7

7.7

0.3

0.7

Iowa (11.5)

96.1

1.1

1.7

0.3

0.9

Kansas (11.5)

88.6

3.6

5.7

0.9

1.2

Kentucky (19.0)

91.7

0.6

7.1

0.2

0.5

Louisiana (23.6)

65.8

2.2

30.6

0.5

0.9

Maine (10.8)

97.9

0.6

0.4

0.5

0.6

Maryland (8.3)

69.6

2.5

24.7

0.3

2.8

Massachusetts (8.9)

88.0

4.6

4.6

0.2

2.3

Michigan (13.1)

82.4

2.0

13.8

0.6

1.1

Minnesota (10.2)

93.9

1.1

2.1

1.1

1.7

Mississippi (25.2)

63.1

0.6

35.5

0.3

0.5

Missouri (13.3)

87.0

1.2

10.6

0.4

0.8

Montana (16.1)

91.9

<0.1

0.2

5.8

0.5

Nebraska (11.1)

92.6

2.2

3.6

0.8

0.8

Nevada (10.2)

78.8

10.1

6.4

1.5

3.1

New Hampshire (6.4)

97.3

1.0

0.6

0.2

0.8

New Jersey (7.6)

74.2

9.3

12.8

0.2

3.4

New Mexico (20.6)

50.6

38.1

1.8

8.5

0.9



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