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Percent of Families Below Poverty in the Past 12 Months by Number of People in Family - 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
  2 people 36,864,060 7.7% 26,551,969 3.9% 7,058,558 19.8%
  3 or 4 people 31,367,539 9.9% 22,807,459 3.9% 6,372,733 29.8%
  5 or 6 people 8,930,999 14.3% 7,313,765 9.3% 1,239,621 41.5%
  7 or more people 1,468,565 20.2% 1,174,381 15.7% 226,016 42.2%
 
Subject Oklahoma
All families  Married-couple families  Female householder, no husband present 
Total % below poverty level Total % below poverty level Total % below poverty level
  2 people 473,319 8.8% 344,185 4.2% 88,253 24.9%
  3 or 4 people 360,743 12.8% 255,830 4.9% 76,218 36.7%
  5 or 6 people 114,779 16.6% 93,333 12.3% 16,749 38.0%
  7 or more people 15,303 28.9% 12,236 22.3% 2,395 59.3%
 
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
  2 people 15,270 6.0% 11,315 2.4% 2,998 15.0%
  3 or 4 people 13,384 4.6% 10,913 0.9% 1,669 12.5%
  5 or 6 people 4,053 9.7% 3,614 7.5% 333 36.9%
  7 or more people 494 0.0% 441 0.0% 53 0.0%
 
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
  2 people 31,067 5.9% 22,381 3.4% 5,864 16.9%
  3 or 4 people 25,751 5.5% 18,955 1.9% 4,018 26.6%
  5 or 6 people 10,330 7.6% 8,588 4.7% 1,377 23.5%
  7 or more people 969 45.8% 540 2.8% 429 100.0%
 
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
  2 people 87,850 8.5% 59,959 3.3% 18,642 23.7%
  3 or 4 people 67,598 12.4% 46,336 4.1% 15,735 35.2%
  5 or 6 people 24,467 18.4% 19,066 14.5% 4,238 34.4%
  7 or more people 2,265 40.8% 1,911 35.8% 322 73.9%
 
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
  2 people 8,574 9.4% 6,349 5.4% 1,470 25.2%
  3 or 4 people 6,911 11.8% 5,269 5.7% 1,167 38.1%
  5 or 6 people 1,784 13.3% 1,454 13.4% 253 16.3%
  7 or more people 208 21.6% 208 21.6% 0 -
 
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
  2 people 154,525 7.5% 109,881 3.3% 30,471 21.0%
  3 or 4 people 124,846 10.0% 90,514 3.3% 24,216 33.1%
  5 or 6 people 44,060 14.4% 35,804 11.2% 6,458 31.0%
  7 or more people 4,667 31.5% 3,710 20.8% 925 75.7%

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

An "-" entry in the estimate column indicates that there are too few sample observations available to compute an estimate.

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