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Percent of Families Below Poverty in the Past 12 Months by Education Attainment of Householder - 2016

 

United States
  All Families Married-Couple Families Female householder, no husband present
Total Estimate Percent of Families Living  Below Poverty Level Total Estimate Percent of Families Living  Below Poverty Level Total Estimate Percent of Families Living  Below Poverty Level
Less than High School Graduate 8,270,134 26.2% 4,994,914 17.4% 2,276,626 45.6%
High School Graduate (Includes Equivalency) 18,475,859 13.6% 12,450,289 7.0% 4,169,875 32.4%
Some College, Associate's Degree 24,118,746 9.7% 16,820,152 4.3% 5,494,502 25.6%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 26,921,223 2.9% 22,702,443 1.9% 3,082,384 9.8%
Oklahoma
  All Families Married-Couple Families Female householder, no husband present
Total Estimate Percent of Families Living  Below Poverty Level Total Estimate Percent of Families Living  Below Poverty Level Total Estimate Percent of Families Living  Below Poverty Level
Less than High School Graduate 102,215 27.8% 62,773 17.0% 25,945 53.4%
High School Graduate (Includes Equivalency) 260,874 14.7% 181,085 7.2% 52,221 38.6%
Some College, Associate's Degree 328,571 10.9% 235,210 4.8% 69,375 31.7%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 270,071 3.0% 231,029 1.8% 28,015 11.8%
Canadian County
  All Families Married-Couple Families Female householder, no husband present
Total Estimate Percent of Families Living  Below Poverty Level Total Estimate Percent of Families Living  Below Poverty Level Total Estimate Percent of Families Living  Below Poverty Level
Less than High School Graduate 2,596 12.4% 1,805 8.4% 340 50.6%
High School Graduate (Includes Equivalency) 7,064 8.2% 5,210 3.1% 1,140 28.6%
Some College, Associate's Degree 13,379 6.5% 10,929 2.7% 2,052 25.0%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 9,443 1.0% 8,699 0.9% 416 4.3%
Cleveland County
  All Families Married-Couple Families Female householder, no husband present
Total Estimate Percent of Families Living  Below Poverty Level Total Estimate Percent of Families Living  Below Poverty Level Total Estimate Percent of Families Living  Below Poverty Level
Less than High School Graduate 5,274 12.9% 3,868 6.8% 801 28.6%
High School Graduate (Includes Equivalency) 13,316 10.8% 9,729 4.4% 1,560 26.9%
Some College, Associate's Degree 27,009 7.4% 19,792 2.8% 4,846 24.8%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 25,177 2.6% 20,666 1.9% 3,158 8.5%
Oklahoma County
  All Families Married-Couple Families Female householder, no husband present
Total Estimate Percent of Families Living  Below Poverty Level Total Estimate Percent of Families Living  Below Poverty Level Total Estimate Percent of Families Living  Below Poverty Level
Less than High School Graduate 23,464 30.4% 13,983 20.3% 6,512 57.4%
High School Graduate (Includes Equivalency) 39,057 12.8% 23,734 5.6% 10,756 28.2%
Some College, Associate's Degree 57,476 13.2% 37,105 3.5% 15,701 34.4%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 62,896 2.3% 53,591 1.1% 6,855 12.0%
Oklahoma City Metro Area
  All Families Married-Couple Families Female householder, no husband present
Total Estimate Percent of Families Living  Below Poverty Level Total Estimate Percent of Families Living  Below Poverty Level Total Estimate Percent of Families Living  Below Poverty Level
Less than High School Graduate 35,759 25.1% 22,774 16.1% 8,368 54.3%
High School Graduate (Includes Equivalency) 72,806 12.2% 48,774 5.0% 15,345 31.1%
Some College, Associate's Degree 111,750 10.2% 79,225 3.3% 24,426 31.3%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 108,696 2.3% 92,615 1.4% 11,523 10.4%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau 2016 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates. Poverty Status in the Past 12 Months of Families