Total population living in poverty

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Definitions: The number of New Mexicans and the percentage of the total population of all ages who are living in poverty, i.e., below the poverty level.

Data Source: State-level data are 1-year estimates from U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS), Table S1701.
County-level data are 1-year estimates from Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates (SAIPE).
The U.S. Census recommends using ACS data for state-level poverty estimates and using SAIPE data for county-level poverty rates, when they are available: https://www.census.gov/programs-surveys/saipe.html

Footnotes: Updated December 2017.