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. (2017)

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Percent in Poverty
Anderson18.80%
Andrews13.00%
Angelina20.00%
Aransas18.10%
Archer10.10%
Armstrong10.60%
Atascosa16.90%
Austin10.70%
Bailey17.20%
Bandera11.90%
Bastrop11.50%
Baylor17.70%
Bee26.60%
Bell13.80%
Bexar15.60%
Blanco10.60%
Borden11.00%
Bosque16.00%
Bowie15.90%
Brazoria9.00%
Brazos23.90%
Brewster14.00%
Briscoe15.30%
Brooks35.00%
Brown16.80%
Burleson16.60%
Burnet10.40%
Caldwell14.50%
Calhoun16.30%
Callahan14.00%
Cameron27.70%
Camp20.30%
Carson8.50%
Cass19.00%
Castro17.20%
Chambers9.50%
Cherokee17.20%
Childress20.30%
Clay11.80%
Cochran24.80%
Coke13.30%
Coleman25.20%
Collin5.90%
Collingsworth18.00%
Colorado14.90%
Comal8.90%
Comanche15.00%
Concho15.40%
Cooke13.00%
Coryell13.60%
Cottle21.20%
Crane11.70%
Crockett16.80%
Crosby22.30%
Culberson22.10%
Dallam11.50%
Dallas14.80%
Dawson21.70%
Deaf Smith17.70%
Delta17.50%
Denton7.10%
DeWitt18.80%
Dickens21.20%
Dimmit31.20%
Donley19.90%
Duval28.60%
Eastland16.80%
Ector13.50%
Edwards22.60%
Ellis8.50%
El Paso21.00%
Erath15.80%
Falls27.60%
Fannin12.90%
Fayette10.80%
Fisher14.70%
Floyd20.20%
Foard18.00%
Fort Bend8.00%
Franklin14.80%
Freestone16.10%
Frio27.90%
Gaines15.00%
Galveston12.00%
Garza25.30%
Gillespie10.90%
Glasscock9.40%
Goliad15.20%
Gonzales16.70%
Gray17.00%
Grayson13.40%
Gregg16.50%
Grimes18.00%
Guadalupe9.30%
Hale19.90%
Hall24.00%
Hamilton16.10%
Hansford11.90%
Hardeman18.00%
Hardin12.70%
Harris15.90%
Harrison17.30%
Hartley8.90%
Haskell20.60%
Hays12.20%
Hemphill10.00%
Henderson17.20%
Hidalgo29.50%
Hill14.90%
Hockley16.20%
Hood10.60%
Hopkins13.70%
Houston22.30%
Howard18.10%
Hudspeth18.30%
Hunt16.90%
Hutchinson12.90%
Irion9.30%
Jack17.40%
Jackson16.00%
Jasper20.00%
Jeff Davis12.80%
Jefferson18.60%
Jim Hogg27.30%
Jim Wells23.70%
Johnson10.40%
Jones20.90%
Karnes22.10%
Kaufman9.30%
Kendall7.30%
Kenedy15.20%
Kent13.30%
Kerr13.30%
Kimble18.60%
King13.90%
Kinney20.10%
Kleberg25.50%
Knox20.60%
Lamar16.20%
Lamb20.00%
Lampasas13.20%
La Salle29.20%
Lavaca12.10%
Lee12.70%
Leon16.10%
Liberty15.50%
Limestone19.10%
Lipscomb13.40%
Live Oak17.40%
Llano12.90%
Loving9.70%
Lubbock18.90%
Lynn18.10%
McCulloch19.40%
McLennan17.30%
McMullen11.60%
Madison18.30%
Marion22.80%
Martin13.30%
Mason12.50%
Matagorda18.00%
Maverick27.00%
Medina14.70%
Menard20.60%
Midland10.70%
Milam19.30%
Mills15.80%
Mitchell20.60%
Montague15.30%
Montgomery8.90%
Moore11.70%
Morris18.40%
Motley17.70%
Nacogdoches23.90%
Navarro16.90%
Newton20.80%
Nolan19.30%
Nueces16.10%
Ochiltree12.30%
Oldham12.80%
Orange13.70%
Palo Pinto16.80%
Panola15.00%
Parker8.00%
Parmer13.30%
Pecos20.60%
Polk18.00%
Potter18.50%
Presidio23.40%
Rains17.00%
Randall8.80%
Reagan11.40%
Real18.20%
Red River19.50%
Reeves25.10%
Refugio16.90%
Roberts7.00%
Robertson17.40%
Rockwall5.30%
Runnels17.30%
Rusk15.20%
Sabine20.20%
San Augustine21.60%
San Jacinto18.20%
San Patricio19.00%
San Saba17.10%
Schleicher16.20%
Scurry17.20%
Shackelford14.20%
Shelby20.80%
Sherman12.50%
Smith15.60%
Somervell10.40%
Starr32.00%
Stephens19.50%
Sterling12.20%
Stonewall15.30%
Sutton14.30%
Swisher19.90%
Tarrant11.60%
Taylor15.20%
Terrell19.30%
Terry21.50%
Throckmorton15.40%
Titus16.30%
Tom Green13.50%
Travis11.50%
Trinity21.00%
Tyler19.60%
Upshur16.40%
Upton14.00%
Uvalde20.50%
Val Verde21.40%
Van Zandt13.10%
Victoria15.70%
Walker23.10%
Waller15.50%
Ward15.10%
Washington12.90%
Webb27.30%
Wharton16.00%
Wheeler14.50%
Wichita16.80%
Wilbarger16.40%
Willacy35.00%
Williamson6.10%
Wilson9.10%
Winkler14.70%
Wise11.10%
Wood15.20%
Yoakum12.00%
Young15.80%
Zapata30.00%
Zavala31.60%

Data source: U.S. Census Bureau. Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates.
Data year: 2017