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Table A.1.a.-6 Percentage of 5- to 17 olds in families living in poverty, by district 4-category locale and state: 2015
Region and state Total   City   Suburban   Town   Rural
Estimate Standard Error   Estimate Standard Error   Estimate Standard Error   Estimate Standard Error   Estimate Standard Error
United States 19.5 (0.11)   26.3 (0.18)   14.6 (0.13)   24.8 (0.36)   16.6 (0.17)
                             
Northeast 17.5 (0.20)   31.3 (0.39)   11.6 (0.26)   22.3 (1.05)   10.8 (0.38)
Connecticut 13.5 (0.66)   24.4 (1.36)   9.9 (0.79)   15.6 (3.97)   4.2 (0.97)
Maine 15.8 (1.10)   28.2 (4.21)   14.3 (3.52)   28.8 (4.73)   11.7 (1.09)
Massachusetts 13.8 (0.49)   25.9 (1.55)   11.8 (0.56)   18.1 (5.43)   5.2 (1.37)
New Hampshire 9.5 (0.84)   15.4 (3.40)   6.2 (1.36)   21.7 (4.37)   6.6 (1.10)
New Jersey 14.7 (0.50)   36.4 (1.78)   12.5 (0.50)   11.1 (2.02)   8.6 (1.72)
New York 21.1 (0.37)   30.7 (0.55)   10.9 (0.54)   25.6 (2.0)   12.6 (0.69)
Pennsylvania 18.1 (0.39)   38.3 (1.27)   11.5 (0.48)   23.3 (1.42)   12.6 (0.71)
Rhode Island 19.0 (1.46)   30.2 (3.38)   16.2 (1.92)   0.0 (25.32)   9.4 (3.39)
Vermont 11.4 (1.47)   22.4 (7.55)   20.4 (7.02)   10.1 (2.46)   9.4 (1.51)
                             
Midwest 17.6 (0.18)   28.3 (0.36)   12.9 (0.31)   19.5 (0.50)   12.4 (0.25)
Illinois 18.0 (0.40)   26.2 (0.82)   14.0 (0.59)   21.7 (1.23)   11.7 (0.80)
Indiana 19.3 (0.59)   29.2 (1.15)   14.3 (1.03)   21.5 (1.48)   12.5 (0.90)
Iowa 13.8 (0.62)   18.9 (1.53)   11.4 (2.71)   17.6 (1.42)   8.9 (0.64)
Kansas 15.6 (0.73)   20.0 (1.43)   8.2 (1.28)   21.5 (1.90)   10.3 (0.94)
Michigan 21.0 (0.44)   37.6 (1.06)   15.0 (0.69)   24.1 (1.69)   13.4 (0.58)
Minnesota 12.1 (0.45)   22.1 (1.53)   9.2 (0.80)   11.8 (1.11)   8.7 (0.38)
Missouri 18.7 (0.56)   26.7 (1.31)   13.0 (0.92)   24.8 (1.69)   17.9 (0.99)
Nebraska 15.2 (0.78)   20.7 (1.48)   8.7 (1.81)   15.6 (1.75)   10.9 (0.93)
North Dakota 10.1 (1.05)   11.7 (2.89)   0.8 (0.76)   8.3 (2.46)   11.4 (1.30)
Ohio 19.4 (0.46)   38.3 (1.11)   13.1 (0.53)   21.6 (1.14)   13.4 (0.80)
South Dakota 16.5 (1.24)   17.6 (2.96)   14.1 (8.57)   14.9 (2.91)   16.8 (1.13)
Wisconsin 14.8 (0.48)   25.9 (1.26)   9.0 (0.87)   12.4 (1.15)   10.6 (0.47)
                             
South 21.8 (0.18)   27.2 (0.32)   16.5 (0.22)   30.6 (0.50)   20.3 (0.27)
Alabama 25.3 (0.66)   29.6 (1.44)   18.3 (1.28)   34.1 (2.40)   24.2 (1.18)
Arkansas 24.9 (0.91)   28.8 (2.32)   18.0 (2.14)   38.3 (2.25)   19.0 (1.14)
Delaware 19.0 (1.85)   35.9 (6.91)   16.0 (2.22)   25.5 (6.38)   9.8 (2.81)
District of Columbia 28.1 (2.56)   28.1 (2.56)   0.0 (0.0)   0.0 (0.0)   0.0 (0.0)
Florida 21.6 (0.39)   25.4 (0.87)   19.9 (0.40)   30.0 (2.31)   20.0 (1.13)
Georgia 23.4 (0.48)   32.7 (1.13)   18.8 (0.77)   39.4 (1.71)   20.9 (0.91)
Kentucky 24.4 (0.73)   24.5 (1.48)   17.6 (1.92)   29.7 (2.09)   25.1 (1.0)
Louisiana 26.9 (0.72)   31.4 (1.45)   21.4 (1.49)   41.1 (2.46)   23.5 (1.35)
Maryland 12.0 (0.52)   24.5 (1.49)   9.0 (0.70)   15.4 (3.42)   7.8 (1.16)
Mississippi 29.8 (1.03)   43.2 (2.35)   14.2 (1.96)   43.9 (2.35)   26.3 (1.35)
North Carolina 21.9 (0.45)   25.7 (1.01)   15.5 (0.89)   29.0 (1.49)   21.5 (0.87)
Oklahoma 20.6 (0.61)   26.5 (1.43)   14.6 (1.31)   23.8 (1.24)   17.5 (0.87)
South Carolina 23.2 (0.69)   24.8 (1.80)   19.5 (1.11)   32.0 (2.23)   24.9 (1.39)
Tennessee 22.3 (0.61)   30.7 (1.29)   11.8 (1.08)   26.2 (1.45)   19.9 (0.97)
Texas 21.9 (0.33)   27.0 (0.50)   16.6 (0.53)   26.5 (1.20)   16.8 (0.59)
Virginia 13.9 (0.40)   21.5 (0.96)   8.9 (0.47)   23.6 (2.21)   15.0 (0.91)
West Virginia 22.5 (1.23)   29.0 (3.41)   19.6 (3.09)   24.4 (3.10)   21.4 (1.19)
                             
West 18.8 (0.17)   21.7 (0.30)   15.6 (0.26)   22.5 (0.68)   17.5 (0.49)
Alaska 14.0 (1.22)   12.5 (2.45)   4.1 (3.03)   17.5 (3.10)   14.8 (1.07)
Arizona 23.5 (0.68)   28.6 (1.06)   15.3 (0.86)   27.2 (2.24)   24.9 (2.08)
California 20.3 (0.23)   22.1 (0.36)   17.7 (0.35)   28.2 (1.43)   19.5 (1.33)
Colorado 13.5 (0.51)   17.7 (0.96)   10.0 (0.83)   15.7 (1.97)   10.7 (1.07)
Hawaii 12.9 (1.08)   12.7 (2.11)   8.5 (1.20)   16.2 (3.02)   29.0 (6.16)
Idaho 16.0 (0.97)   17.5 (2.28)   12.8 (1.80)   20.0 (2.75)   15.6 (1.68)
Montana 16.7 (1.49)   14.0 (2.81)   16.0 (5.79)   17.6 (3.71)   17.4 (1.62)
Nevada 19.5 (0.96)   19.8 (1.45)   21.3 (1.46)   12.2 (2.27)   11.7 (2.64)
New Mexico 27.2 (1.19)   25.2 (2.13)   25.6 (2.77)   26.4 (2.12)   33.3 (2.84)
Oregon 18.6 (0.81)   19.3 (1.58)   15.2 (1.54)   24.8 (2.14)   16.2 (1.27)
Utah 11.5 (0.63)   21.2 (1.92)   9.0 (0.80)   13.9 (1.79)   9.9 (1.47)
Washington 14.5 (0.55)   17.7 (1.12)   11.6 (0.73)   17.5 (1.73)   14.5 (1.25)
Wyoming 11.2 (1.70)   17.1 (4.83)   25.6 (11.74)   6.3 (1.69)   11.1 (2.07)
† Not applicable.
NOTE: For more information on poverty thresholds see: http://www.census.gov/hhes/www/poverty/data/threshld/index.html. For more details on urban-centric locale categories, see http://nces.ed.gov/surveys/ruraled/definitions.asp.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS), 2015.