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Percent of Families Below Poverty in the Past 12 Months by Race and Ethnicity of Householder - 2016

 

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
    Caucasian 59,790,521 7.5% 46,862,301 4.1% 8,921,076 23.1%
    African American 8,939,446 19.2% 4,061,445 7.1% 3,957,786 31.3%
    American Indian and Alaska Native 591,121 20.8% 333,193 10.6% 180,594 37.1%
    Asian 4,242,538 7.8% 3,477,067 6.0% 516,050 17.8%
    Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 123,871 15.0% 81,785 9.9% 25,880 29.9%
    Some other race 3,396,666 18.4% 2,039,680 11.8% 892,481 35.3%
    Two or more races 1,547,000 13.8% 992,103 6.5% 403,061 30.8%
 
Subject Oklahoma
All families  Married-couple families  Female householder, no husband present 
Total % below poverty level Total % below poverty level Total % below poverty level
    Caucasian 744,047 9.5% 575,486 5.2% 118,260 28.1%
    African American 60,451 25.9% 26,239 9.4% 26,193 43.3%
    American Indian and Alaska Native 64,958 16.5% 41,340 7.0% 17,034 36.3%
    Asian 17,640 9.8% 14,129 10.2% 2,286 8.1%
    Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander N N N N N N
    Some other race 22,249 18.3% 13,961 11.9% 4,351 40.3%
    Two or more races 53,632 15.5% 33,856 7.0% 15,342 32.6%
 
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
    Caucasian 29,667 4.9% 23,701 1.8% 4,514 17.3%
    African American N N N N N N
    American Indian and Alaska Native N N N N N N
    Asian N N N N N N
    Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander N N N N N N
    Some other race N N N N N N
    Two or more races N N N N N N
 
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
    Caucasian 54,799 5.4% 41,836 3.1% 8,621 17.90%
    African American N N N N N N
    American Indian and Alaska Native N N N N N N
    Asian N N N N N N
    Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander N N N N N N
    Some other race N N N N N N
    Two or more races 3,825 7.8% 2,476 3.2% 918 23.9%
 
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
    Caucasian 130,996 9.1% 101,434 5.4% 20,968 25.2%
    African American 26,871 23.5% 10,450 7.6% 12,018 39.6%
    American Indian and Alaska Native 4,199 15.1% 2,608 4.6% 1,081 44.2%
    Asian 6,151 8.8% 5,022 9.0% 619 0.0%
    Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander N N N N N N
    Some other race 5,866 13.2% 3,417 7.3% 1,077 21.6%
    Two or more races 8,060 14.2% 4,304 5.7% 3,174 28.4%
 
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
    Caucasian 14,326 9.3% 11,439 6.4% 1,987 26.6%
    African American N N N N N N
    American Indian and Alaska Native 2,393 18.3% 1,288 9.9% 707 32.5%
    Asian N N N N N N
    Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander N N N N N N
    Some other race N N N N N N
    Two or more races N N N N N N
 
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
    Caucasian 256,097 7.8% 200,145 4.5% 39,505 22.9%
    African American 31,065 24.7% 12,191 7.4% 13,871 42.6%
    American Indian and Alaska Native 8,955 12.6% 6,135 4.5% 2,122 37.9%
    Asian 9,248 6.1% 7,427 6.1% 959 0.7%
    Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander N N N N N N
    Some other race 8,156 12.4% 5,181 9.2% 1,225 19.0%
    Two or more races 14,540 11.1% 8,793 4.2% 4,388 25.7%

An "N" entry indicates that data for this geographic area cannot be displayed because the number of sample cases is too small.

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.