The U.S Census reported that in 2019, the share of Blacks in poverty in the U.S was 1.8 times greater than their share among the general U.S population. Blacks represented 13.2% of the total population in the United States, but 23.8% of the poverty population.
The share of Hispanics in poverty was 1.5 times more than their share in the general population. Hispanics comprised 18.7% of the total population, but 28.1% of the population in poverty.
The poverty high poverty rate for Black & Hispanics continues into 2022.