Poverty by Race/Ethnicity

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Poverty rates in Thurston County are higher for people of color (those identifying as Hispanic, Latino, or a race other than white) than white, non-Hispanic individuals. Over the 2017-2021 time period, the poverty rate was 12.3% for persons of color compared to 8.8% for the white, non-Hispanic population. The poverty rate was highest for people who identify as American Indian or Alaska Native and lowest for people who are white and non-Hispanic.


U.S. Census Bureau: American Community Survey