10 Poorest States in the United States

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Here are the 10 states with the highest poverty rates in the United States.

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New Mexico

New Mexico

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Arkansas

Arkansas

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Georgia

Georgia

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West Virginia

West Virginia

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Mississippi

Mississippi

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the District of Columbia

the District of Columbia

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Alabama

Alabama

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South Carolina

South Carolina

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Kentucky

Kentucky

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Louisiana

Louisiana

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According to the data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the national poverty rate was 11.4% in 2020.  Source: fcnl.org

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