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Poverty Status in the Last 12 Months for Older Adults (65+) - 2017

Subject United States Oklahoma
Total 65 years and over Total 65 years and over
Total population 325,719,178 50,815,712 3,930,864 601,132
  Population for whom poverty status is determined 317,741,588 49,500,479 3,814,990 584,281
    Below 100 percent of the poverty level 13.4% 9.3% 15.8% 9.1%
    100 to 149 percent of the poverty level 8.7% 9.4% 10.9% 11.0%
    At or above 150 percent of the poverty level 77.9% 81.4% 73.3% 79.9%
 
Subject Oklahoma County, Oklahoma Oklahoma City, OK Metro Area
Total 65 years and over Total 65 years and over
Total population 787,958 104,690 1,383,737 186,291
  Population for whom poverty status is determined 773,775 102,497 1,351,660 181,790
    Below 100 percent of the poverty level 16.0% 8.7% 13.9% 8.2%
    100 to 149 percent of the poverty level 11.0% 9.0% 9.6% 8.4%
    At or above 150 percent of the poverty level 73.0% 82.3% 76.5% 83.4%

Data not available for Canadian, Cleveland and Pottawatomie counties.

Data for Kingfisher, Lincoln and Logan counties available in December.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2017 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates. Population 65 Years and Over in the United States. Table S0103.