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Demographic Data Report by State
Poverty: Families below poverty
All Ages, All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes
2015-2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Data
Sorted by Count
State
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Value (Percent)
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Families (Below Poverty)
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Rank within US
(of 52 states)
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United States 9.5 7,541,196 N/A
Wyoming 6.8 10,177 10
Vermont 6.6 10,278 6
North Dakota 6.2 11,700 4
Alaska 7.3 12,167 18
District of Columbia 12.2 15,141 44
New Hampshire 4.6 16,133 1
South Dakota 8.1 17,672 23
Delaware 7.9 18,981 21
Hawaii 6.4 20,522 5
Montana 8.0 21,178 22
Rhode Island 8.6 21,872 26
Maine 7.3 25,498 19
Nebraska 7.2 35,008 17
Idaho 9.1 38,535 28
Utah 6.8 49,835 9
Kansas 7.8 57,248 20
Iowa 7.2 58,018 16
West Virginia 12.7 60,372 47
Connecticut 6.8 61,049 8
Nevada 9.4 65,845 31
New Mexico 14.5 71,675 50
Minnesota 5.9 82,301 2
Oregon 8.4 85,884 25
Maryland 6.1 89,608 3
Colorado 6.6 90,570 7
Arkansas 12.4 94,963 46
Wisconsin 7.2 106,215 14
Oklahoma 11.3 110,424 43
Mississippi 15.5 113,813 51
Massachusetts 7.0 115,654 12
Washington 6.9 127,119 11
South Carolina 10.9 138,061 39
Missouri 9.4 145,021 30
Kentucky 13.0 147,322 48
Virginia 7.1 148,809 13
Alabama 12.3 150,409 45
Indiana 9.3 154,642 29
New Jersey 7.2 160,148 15
Louisiana 14.5 161,046 49
Arizona 10.8 182,110 38
Tennessee 11.1 190,006 40
Michigan 9.9 247,982 33
Pennsylvania 8.4 271,519 24
North Carolina 10.6 274,254 37
Illinois 8.9 276,102 27
Georgia 11.3 285,289 41
Ohio 9.9 293,555 34
Puerto Rico 40.3 326,456 52
New York 10.4 479,951 36
Florida 10.0 497,783 35
Texas 11.3 759,269 42
California 9.6 862,463 32
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/22/2021 11:33 am.
Source: Demographic data provided by the Census Bureau and the American Community Survey.
For more information about Poverty: Families below poverty, see the dictionary.
Health Service Areas are a single county or cluster of contiguous counties which are relatively self-contained with respect to hospital care. For more detailed information, please see Health Service Area information page. Puerto Rico is being treated as a Health Service Area for this data presentation.
Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.

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