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Percent of Families Below Poverty in the Past 12 Months by Race and Ethnicity 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
Caucasian 59,315,288 7.8% 46,332,880 4.3% 9,025,316 24.0%
African American 8,878,902 20.0% 3,966,172 7.2% 4,003,748 32.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native 561,590 21.7% 318,912 11.3% 171,987 39.8%
Asian 4,061,182 8.3% 3,313,190 6.5% 501,570 18.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 115,599 15.2% 74,994 10.6% 26,481 27.0%
Other 3,339,928 20.6% 1,994,130 14.1% 891,935 36.7%
Two or more ethnicities 1,513,473 14.6% 967,520 6.8% 402,350 32.9%
Hispanic or Latino (with any other ethnicity) 11,658,333 18.6% 7,317,385 11.9% 2,999,681 35.7%
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
Caucasian 742,619 9.1% 577,590 4.7% 113,440 30.2%
African American 62,040 24.2% 27,120 6.2% 27,207 42.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native 64,103 18.2% 40,229 8.7% 16,754 36.5%
Asian 17,300 10.9% 14,494 9.7% 1,761 15.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander N N N N N N
Other 20,543 25.4% 13,684 19.2% 3,846 54.3%
Two or more ethnicities 53,827 17.0% 36,285 8.0% 12,210 40.3%
Hispanic or Latino (with any other ethnicity) 76,522 22.6% 51,516 15.2% 15,308 48.0%
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
Caucasian 133,753 8.5% 100,524 4.2% 23,235 26.7%
African American 24,414 26.2% 10,043 5.0% 11,523 44.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native 5,505 12.5% 3,542 7.7% 1,663 24.9%
Asian N N N N N N
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander N N N N N N
Other 4,835 18.3% 3,385 17.4% 840 35.4%
Two or more ethnicities 8,449 16.7% 6,015 4.0% 1,645 44.6%
Hispanic or Latino (with any other ethnicity) 25,004 22.1% 17,045 16.9% 4,561 46.1%
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
Caucasian 259,140 7.5% 200,848 3.6% 39,516 26.0%
African American 28,366 25.1% 12,643 5.4% 12,533 44.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native 10,601 15.0% 7,018 7.7% 2,691 32.1%
Asian 9,474 7.8% 7,991 4.9% 1,041 14.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander N N N N N N
Other 6,476 15.7% 4,340 16.6% 1,077 27.6%
Two or more ethnicities 14,700 11.8% 10,406 3.0% 2,692 36.6%
Hispanic or Latino (with any other ethnicity) 33,439 19.3% 23,105 15.3% 6,050 38.0%

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

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