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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
California 9.6 862,463 32
Texas 11.3 759,269 42
Florida 10.0 497,783 35
New York 10.4 479,951 36
Puerto Rico 40.3 326,456 52
Ohio 9.9 293,555 34
Georgia 11.3 285,289 41
Illinois 8.9 276,102 27
North Carolina 10.6 274,254 37
Pennsylvania 8.4 271,519 24
Michigan 9.9 247,982 33
Tennessee 11.1 190,006 40
Arizona 10.8 182,110 38
Louisiana 14.5 161,046 49
New Jersey 7.2 160,148 15
Indiana 9.3 154,642 29
Alabama 12.3 150,409 45
Virginia 7.1 148,809 13
Kentucky 13.0 147,322 48
Missouri 9.4 145,021 30
South Carolina 10.9 138,061 39
Washington 6.9 127,119 11
Massachusetts 7.0 115,654 12
Mississippi 15.5 113,813 51
Oklahoma 11.3 110,424 43
Wisconsin 7.2 106,215 14
Arkansas 12.4 94,963 46
Colorado 6.6 90,570 7
Maryland 6.1 89,608 3
Oregon 8.4 85,884 25
Minnesota 5.9 82,301 2
New Mexico 14.5 71,675 50
Nevada 9.4 65,845 31
Connecticut 6.8 61,049 8
West Virginia 12.7 60,372 47
Iowa 7.2 58,018 16
Kansas 7.8 57,248 20
Utah 6.8 49,835 9
Idaho 9.1 38,535 28
Nebraska 7.2 35,008 17
Maine 7.3 25,498 19
Rhode Island 8.6 21,872 26
Montana 8.0 21,178 22
Hawaii 6.4 20,522 5
Delaware 7.9 18,981 21
South Dakota 8.1 17,672 23
New Hampshire 4.6 16,133 1
District of Columbia 12.2 15,141 44
Alaska 7.3 12,167 18
North Dakota 6.2 11,700 4
Vermont 6.6 10,278 6
Wyoming 6.8 10,177 10
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 09/21/2021 4:13 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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