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. (2018)

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Percent in Poverty
Anderson19.80%
Andrews10.70%
Angelina17.90%
Aransas19.90%
Archer10.60%
Armstrong10.70%
Atascosa15.70%
Austin10.20%
Bailey15.80%
Bandera13.40%
Bastrop12.60%
Baylor16.10%
Bee26.70%
Bell13.00%
Bexar17.20%
Blanco10.10%
Borden10.00%
Bosque14.90%
Bowie19.10%
Brazoria10.10%
Brazos23.20%
Brewster16.00%
Briscoe16.20%
Brooks31.00%
Brown13.20%
Burleson14.80%
Burnet11.00%
Caldwell14.10%
Calhoun14.20%
Callahan12.00%
Cameron27.90%
Camp18.80%
Carson8.90%
Cass20.40%
Castro17.50%
Chambers8.50%
Cherokee17.40%
Childress21.20%
Clay10.90%
Cochran21.90%
Coke14.10%
Coleman19.30%
Collin6.40%
Collingsworth17.30%
Colorado13.70%
Comal7.10%
Comanche16.40%
Concho26.60%
Cooke14.80%
Coryell15.00%
Cottle21.20%
Crane10.10%
Crockett15.30%
Crosby23.70%
Culberson20.30%
Dallam12.10%
Dallas14.20%
Dawson22.90%
Deaf Smith17.50%
Delta17.20%
Denton7.30%
DeWitt18.40%
Dickens20.30%
Dimmit24.60%
Donley18.60%
Duval25.50%
Eastland18.70%
Ector12.90%
Edwards22.10%
Ellis8.80%
El Paso20.50%
Erath18.10%
Falls21.70%
Fannin13.80%
Fayette13.30%
Fisher15.50%
Floyd21.00%
Foard18.00%
Fort Bend7.90%
Franklin15.20%
Freestone13.70%
Frio27.50%
Gaines15.40%
Galveston12.10%
Garza24.60%
Gillespie9.60%
Glasscock9.70%
Goliad14.40%
Gonzales16.90%
Gray16.70%
Grayson12.30%
Gregg15.10%
Grimes17.50%
Guadalupe8.50%
Hale18.40%
Hall24.10%
Hamilton14.70%
Hansford11.60%
Hardeman17.40%
Hardin12.40%
Harris16.50%
Harrison14.70%
Hartley9.50%
Haskell23.10%
Hays13.20%
Hemphill9.60%
Henderson19.40%
Hidalgo30.00%
Hill12.60%
Hockley19.50%
Hood10.20%
Hopkins14.60%
Houston26.10%
Howard20.60%
Hudspeth17.80%
Hunt13.60%
Hutchinson13.00%
Irion8.10%
Jack17.70%
Jackson12.90%
Jasper19.20%
Jeff Davis13.10%
Jefferson18.70%
Jim Hogg25.20%
Jim Wells21.20%
Johnson10.70%
Jones22.00%
Karnes21.80%
Kaufman11.50%
Kendall7.50%
Kenedy14.30%
Kent13.30%
Kerr13.90%
Kimble17.60%
King13.70%
Kinney21.10%
Kleberg25.00%
Knox20.40%
Lamar14.40%
Lamb20.00%
Lampasas12.90%
La Salle29.60%
Lavaca13.50%
Lee12.30%
Leon15.60%
Liberty15.10%
Limestone22.20%
Lipscomb12.00%
Live Oak18.70%
Llano12.30%
Loving3.30%
Lubbock17.60%
Lynn18.30%
McCulloch18.50%
McLennan18.90%
McMullen11.10%
Madison17.90%
Marion21.90%
Martin13.60%
Mason12.70%
Matagorda18.40%
Maverick25.90%
Medina12.30%
Menard21.60%
Midland10.10%
Milam15.60%
Mills14.60%
Mitchell21.40%
Montague13.80%
Montgomery9.30%
Moore12.20%
Morris20.20%
Motley17.80%
Nacogdoches21.60%
Navarro20.00%
Newton22.30%
Nolan18.20%
Nueces16.20%
Ochiltree10.50%
Oldham13.00%
Orange13.40%
Palo Pinto15.90%
Panola15.70%
Parker8.30%
Parmer13.50%
Pecos19.50%
Polk15.00%
Potter19.70%
Presidio22.40%
Rains14.50%
Randall8.50%
Reagan10.00%
Real18.10%
Red River18.20%
Reeves21.50%
Refugio16.30%
Roberts7.80%
Robertson15.80%
Rockwall5.10%
Runnels16.90%
Rusk16.40%
Sabine17.60%
San Augustine22.20%
San Jacinto17.50%
San Patricio17.30%
San Saba16.80%
Schleicher16.50%
Scurry15.80%
Shackelford13.40%
Shelby20.60%
Sherman12.10%
Smith15.00%
Somervell9.70%
Starr33.20%
Stephens19.40%
Sterling12.60%
Stonewall14.60%
Sutton14.20%
Swisher19.20%
Tarrant12.10%
Taylor16.00%
Terrell18.90%
Terry22.40%
Throckmorton14.30%
Titus18.60%
Tom Green15.50%
Travis12.00%
Trinity17.70%
Tyler18.20%
Upshur15.90%
Upton14.20%
Uvalde22.90%
Val Verde18.90%
Van Zandt15.60%
Victoria15.40%
Walker26.10%
Waller15.90%
Ward13.90%
Washington13.80%
Webb25.70%
Wharton16.80%
Wheeler14.00%
Wichita17.80%
Wilbarger15.30%
Willacy35.00%
Williamson6.40%
Wilson10.90%
Winkler14.10%
Wise9.90%
Wood15.30%
Yoakum12.10%
Young13.90%
Zapata32.10%
Zavala32.00%

Data source: U.S. Census Bureau. Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates.
Data year: 2018