# Question: What Percentage Of US Population Is Working Poor?

## What is the average income in the US 2020?

The average U.S.

household income is \$87,864, and the median is \$61,937.

Asian households have the highest median income — \$87,243 — among all other races.

Women earn a median income of \$42,238 while men earn \$52,004.

Householders aged 45 to 54 have the highest median income among all age groups at \$84,464..

## What is the poverty rate in the US 2019?

10.5 percentThe official poverty rate in 2019 was 10.5 percent, down 1.3 percentage points from 11.8 percent in 2018. This is the fifth consecutive annual decline in poverty. Since 2014, the poverty rate has fallen 4.3 percentage points, from 14.8 percent to 10.5 percent (Figure 7 and Table B-5).

## What is the poverty rate in the US 2020?

9.2 percentWe project that the poverty rate for 2020 will be 9.2 percent, with the rate for white, non-Hispanic people at 6.6 percent; the rate for Black, non-Hispanic people at 15.2 percent; and the rate for Hispanic people at 13.8 percent.

## How much of America’s population is poor?

12.3 percentPeople and families are considered poor when they lack the economic resources necessary to experience a minimal living standard. Official U.S. Census Bureau statistics estimate that 40 million persons, 12.3 percent of the total population, were poor in the United States in 2017.

## What is considered low income 2020?

The FPL is \$12,760 for a single individual for every state (and Washington D.C.) except Alaska or Hawaii. … 100 – 400% of the FPL is \$12,760 – \$51,040 for a single individual and \$26,200 – \$104,800 for a family of four for every state (and Washington D.C.), except Alaska or Hawaii.