Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity’s Interactive U.S. Map

Click here to access the map, then hover over a state to get a snapshot of poverty statistics in the state. You can click or use the drop-down menu to access information and resources, news articles, and links to learn more about state efforts to reduce poverty.

Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity: The Source for News, Ideas and Action is a non-partisan initiative that brings together diverse perspectives from the political, policy, advocacy and foundation communities to find genuine solutions to the economic hardship confronting millions of Americans. Through the ongoing exchange of ideas, research and data, Spotlight seeks to inform the policy debate about reducing poverty and increasing opportunity in the United States.