Texas Counties: Percent in Poverty

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties
Data source: U.S. Census Bureau. Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates. (2015)

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Percent in Poverty
Anderson21.00%
Andrews10.40%
Angelina17.90%
Aransas18.20%
Archer9.50%
Armstrong10.40%
Atascosa20.40%
Austin12.70%
Bailey15.80%
Bandera13.30%
Bastrop12.70%
Baylor17.40%
Bee23.40%
Bell15.90%
Bexar15.60%
Blanco10.90%
Borden10.20%
Bosque15.00%
Bowie18.60%
Brazoria10.60%
Brazos24.00%
Brewster14.80%
Briscoe16.60%
Brooks31.70%
Brown18.20%
Burleson15.50%
Burnet13.20%
Caldwell17.80%
Calhoun16.80%
Callahan13.00%
Cameron32.00%
Camp18.80%
Carson8.50%
Cass20.00%
Castro18.80%
Chambers9.60%
Cherokee19.00%
Childress22.30%
Clay12.30%
Cochran22.50%
Coke13.50%
Coleman20.00%
Collin6.60%
Collingsworth19.00%
Colorado14.50%
Comal8.30%
Comanche16.80%
Concho26.40%
Cooke13.20%
Coryell16.00%
Cottle21.40%
Crane9.60%
Crockett12.90%
Crosby22.80%
Culberson23.90%
Dallam12.00%
Dallas17.90%
Dawson21.90%
Deaf Smith19.40%
Delta18.50%
Denton8.00%
DeWitt19.20%
Dickens22.20%
Dimmit24.40%
Donley20.20%
Duval25.40%
Eastland18.10%
Ector12.60%
Edwards22.20%
Ellis10.90%
El Paso20.30%
Erath17.70%
Falls23.90%
Fannin16.40%
Fayette12.00%
Fisher15.20%
Floyd21.80%
Foard17.80%
Fort Bend7.00%
Franklin16.40%
Freestone15.80%
Frio29.30%
Gaines13.30%
Galveston14.00%
Garza26.80%
Gillespie10.40%
Glasscock7.80%
Goliad14.10%
Gonzales16.40%
Gray13.00%
Grayson15.20%
Gregg17.00%
Grimes17.80%
Guadalupe10.30%
Hale20.30%
Hall25.50%
Hamilton15.40%
Hansford11.70%
Hardeman18.00%
Hardin11.80%
Harris16.60%
Harrison18.50%
Hartley9.90%
Haskell22.30%
Hays13.60%
Hemphill8.60%
Henderson16.20%
Hidalgo31.10%
Hill17.80%
Hockley15.90%
Hood9.80%
Hopkins15.90%
Houston27.00%
Howard19.10%
Hudspeth25.00%
Hunt16.50%
Hutchinson14.20%
Irion7.90%
Jack17.10%
Jackson13.60%
Jasper15.70%
Jeff Davis13.30%
Jefferson16.90%
Jim Hogg23.20%
Jim Wells22.10%
Johnson11.40%
Jones21.40%
Karnes20.00%
Kaufman13.10%
Kendall8.00%
Kenedy16.50%
Kent11.30%
Kerr14.30%
Kimble20.00%
King11.00%
Kinney20.60%
Kleberg24.30%
Knox19.20%
Lamar18.80%
Lamb21.80%
Lampasas13.90%
La Salle27.90%
Lavaca12.20%
Lee12.40%
Leon13.80%
Liberty15.80%
Limestone19.10%
Lipscomb9.70%
Live Oak15.80%
Llano14.80%
Loving14.30%
Lubbock20.10%
Lynn20.50%
McCulloch18.60%
McLennan19.90%
McMullen10.00%
Madison19.20%
Marion23.40%
Martin11.40%
Mason13.80%
Matagorda20.50%
Maverick23.90%
Medina14.80%
Menard20.80%
Midland8.90%
Milam16.90%
Mills16.60%
Mitchell19.70%
Montague15.20%
Montgomery10.10%
Moore14.40%
Morris19.50%
Motley17.00%
Nacogdoches24.50%
Navarro19.60%
Newton21.20%
Nolan20.00%
Nueces19.90%
Ochiltree8.80%
Oldham13.40%
Orange16.10%
Palo Pinto18.60%
Panola15.10%
Parker9.40%
Parmer14.50%
Pecos18.10%
Polk17.20%
Potter22.40%
Presidio22.40%
Rains14.40%
Randall8.50%
Reagan8.80%
Real19.40%
Red River20.20%
Reeves19.30%
Refugio15.40%
Roberts6.70%
Robertson16.60%
Rockwall6.00%
Runnels18.50%
Rusk16.60%
Sabine19.70%
San Augustine24.30%
San Jacinto18.10%
San Patricio15.50%
San Saba18.90%
Schleicher13.40%
Scurry12.70%
Shackelford13.10%
Shelby19.80%
Sherman12.80%
Smith16.00%
Somervell12.10%
Starr30.90%
Stephens18.20%
Sterling11.60%
Stonewall14.50%
Sutton12.50%
Swisher21.60%
Tarrant13.10%
Taylor14.80%
Terrell16.70%
Terry22.50%
Throckmorton13.60%
Titus20.10%
Tom Green15.60%
Travis13.20%
Trinity19.50%
Tyler19.90%
Upshur15.50%
Upton13.50%
Uvalde20.70%
Val Verde22.10%
Van Zandt15.90%
Victoria13.60%
Walker22.70%
Waller16.00%
Ward12.80%
Washington14.50%
Webb30.50%
Wharton17.20%
Wheeler12.90%
Wichita18.90%
Wilbarger16.50%
Willacy35.40%
Williamson6.60%
Wilson9.40%
Winkler13.30%
Wise12.10%
Wood16.60%
Yoakum11.10%
Young15.00%
Zapata30.90%
Zavala32.00%

Data source: U.S. Census Bureau. Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates.
Data year: 2015