Latinx households have lower incomes and higher rates of poverty than white households: Median household income, Latinx and white households, and overall poverty rates among the Latinx and white populations, 2018
|Median household income||Overall poverty rate|
Notes: White refers to non-Latinx whites; persons whose ethnicity is identified as Latinx may be of any race. Latinx households are households in which the head of household is Latinx. White households are households in which the head of household is white. The poverty rate is the share of people whose family income is below the official family-size-adjusted poverty threshold.
Source: EPI analysis of Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement Historical Poverty Tables (Tables 3, H-5, and H-9). Adapted from Racial and Ethnic Income Gaps Persist Amid Uneven Growth in Household Incomes (Wilson and Williams 2019).