AAPI Poverty Profiles

According to the 2015 1-Year ACS, there are current 2.14 million AAPIs living in poverty. Access infographics and profiles on AAPI poverty in the United States.

Change in Poverty Population by Race/Ethnicity

 

 

Total Poor Population Living in High Housing Cost Regions

 

 

 

Top 50 States + D.C. for AAPI Poverty

Rank

State

AAPI Poverty Pop

1

California

647,479

2

New York

271,383

3

Texas

133,227

4

Illinois

76,737

5

Florida

68,116

6

Washington

65,561

7

Pennsylvania

65,383

8

Hawaii

64,588

9

New Jersey

59,591

10

Massachusetts

59,179

11

Michigan

42,606

12

Georgia

42,217

13

Virginia

41,938

14

Minnesota

41,464

15

North Carolina

33,131

16

Ohio

32,652

17

Arizona

29,408

18

Maryland

28,697

19

Oregon

26,097

20

Nevada

25,465

21

Colorado

25,427

22

Indiana

23,981

23

Wisconsin

22,648

24

Missouri

18,017

25

Utah

14,601

26

Iowa

13,960

27

Oklahoma

13,913

28

Louisiana

13,831

29

Kansas

13,042

30

South Carolina

11,373

31

Connecticut

10,951

32

Tennessee

10,821

33

Nebraska

9,660

34

Arkansas

8,656

35

Alabama

7,985

36

Kentucky

7,755

37

Alaska

7,103

38

Rhode Island

5,848

39

New Hampshire

3,574

40

Mississippi

3,499

41

New Mexico

3,047

42

District of Columbia

2,969

43

West Virginia

2,689

44

South Dakota

2,422

45

Idaho

2,334

46

Delaware

2,117

47

Montana

1,723

48

Vermont

1,654

49

Maine

1,567

50

North Dakota

1,348

51

Wyoming

NA

Source: 2015 1-Year ACS