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Poverty Rates Among Families in the Last 12 Months - 2017

Subject United States
All families  Married-couple families  Female householder, no husband present 
Total % below poverty level Total % below poverty level Total % below poverty level
Families 78,631,163 9.5% 57,847,574 4.8% 14,896,928 26.2%
With related children of householder under 18 years 36,466,815 15.0% 23,960,660 6.6% 9,302,326 35.7%
  With related children of householder under 5 years 6,493,667 14.2% 4,382,317 5.1% 1,437,891 40.2%
  With related children of householder under 5 years and 5 to 17 years 7,092,435 22.8% 4,887,454 11.4% 1,713,753 53.7%
  With related children of householder 5 to 17 years 22,880,713 12.9% 14,690,889 5.4% 6,150,682 29.6%
 
Subject Oklahoma
All families  Married-couple families  Female householder, no husband present 
Total % below poverty level Total % below poverty level Total % below poverty level
Families 964,144 11.6% 705,584 5.8% 183,615 31.5%
With related children of householder under 18 years 462,984 18.3% 292,798 8.3% 125,504 39.9%
  With related children of householder under 5 years 82,930 17.4% 54,573 5.8% 18,690 46.7%
  With related children of householder under 5 years and 5 to 17 years 93,796 25.6% 64,332 14.5% 23,722 53.1%
  With related children of householder 5 to 17 years 286,258 16.2% 173,893 6.8% 83,092 34.6%
 
Subject Canadian County, Oklahoma
All families  Married-couple families  Female householder, no husband present 
Total % below poverty level Total % below poverty level Total % below poverty level
Families 33,201 5.8% 26,283 2.4% 5,053 15.5%
With related children of householder under 18 years 17,066 8.2% 12,497 2.9% 3,533 20.0%
  With related children of householder under 5 years 2,915 6.0% 2,339 0.0% 473 32.1%
  With related children of householder under 5 years and 5 to 17 years 3,183 6.9% 2,764 2.8% 411 32.4%
  With related children of householder 5 to 17 years 10,968 9.1% 7,394 3.9% 2,649 15.9%
 
Subject Cleveland County, Oklahoma
All families  Married-couple families  Female householder, no husband present 
Total % below poverty level Total % below poverty level Total % below poverty level
Families 68,117 6.6% 50,464 3.0% 11,688 24.1%
With related children of householder under 18 years 34,267 9.3% 22,994 3.0% 7,863 30.4%
  With related children of householder under 5 years 5,307 4.4% 3,739 0.9% 954 21.0%
  With related children of householder under 5 years and 5 to 17 years 6,821 15.4% 5,228 5.2% 1,377 52.1%
  With related children of householder 5 to 17 years 22,139 8.6% 14,027 2.8% 5,532 26.6%
 
Subject Oklahoma County, Oklahoma
All families  Married-couple families  Female householder, no husband present 
Total % below poverty level Total % below poverty level Total % below poverty level
Families 182,180 11.7% 127,272 5.8% 38,937 29.9%
With related children of householder under 18 years 90,513 18.7% 55,930 8.8% 25,839 39.0%
  With related children of householder under 5 years 18,505 14.4% 12,874 3.3% 3,915 45.7%
  With related children of householder under 5 years and 5 to 17 years 17,767 29.5% 11,889 18.7% 4,647 53.3%
  With related children of householder 5 to 17 years 54,241 16.6% 31,167 7.2% 17,277 33.7%
 
Subject Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma
All families  Married-couple families  Female householder, no husband present 
Total % below poverty level Total % below poverty level Total % below poverty level
Families 17,477 10.9% 13,280 6.7% 2,890 29.7%
With related children of householder under 18 years 7,855 16.6% 5,438 9.5% 1,908 33.3%
  With related children of householder under 5 years 994 11.4% 723 9.3% 191 24.1%
  With related children of householder under 5 years and 5 to 17 years 1,673 21.5% 1,226 16.4% 320 43.8%
  With related children of householder 5 to 17 years 5,188 16.1% 3,489 7.2% 1,397 32.1%
 
Subject Oklahoma City, OK Metro Area
All families  Married-couple families  Female householder, no husband present 
Total % below poverty level Total % below poverty level Total % below poverty level
Families 328,098 9.7% 239,909 4.8% 62,070 27.6%
With related children of householder under 18 years 163,294 15.2% 106,834 6.8% 41,607 35.9%
  With related children of householder under 5 years 30,118 11.3% 21,675 2.4% 5,906 40.3%
  With related children of householder under 5 years and 5 to 17 years 31,765 22.7% 23,147 13.3% 7,053 50.0%
  With related children of householder 5 to 17 years 101,411 14.0% 62,012 5.9% 28,648 31.4%

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

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2017 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates. Poverty Status in the Past 12 Months of Families, Table S1702.