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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 Name
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
Alabama 12.3 150,409 45
Alaska 7.3 12,167 18
Arizona 10.8 182,110 38
Arkansas 12.4 94,963 46
California 9.6 862,463 32
Colorado 6.6 90,570 7
Connecticut 6.8 61,049 8
Delaware 7.9 18,981 21
District of Columbia 12.2 15,141 44
Florida 10.0 497,783 35
Georgia 11.3 285,289 41
Hawaii 6.4 20,522 5
Idaho 9.1 38,535 28
Illinois 8.9 276,102 27
Indiana 9.3 154,642 29
Iowa 7.2 58,018 16
Kansas 7.8 57,248 20
Kentucky 13.0 147,322 48
Louisiana 14.5 161,046 49
Maine 7.3 25,498 19
Maryland 6.1 89,608 3
Massachusetts 7.0 115,654 12
Michigan 9.9 247,982 33
Minnesota 5.9 82,301 2
Mississippi 15.5 113,813 51
Missouri 9.4 145,021 30
Montana 8.0 21,178 22
Nebraska 7.2 35,008 17
Nevada 9.4 65,845 31
New Hampshire 4.6 16,133 1
New Jersey 7.2 160,148 15
New Mexico 14.5 71,675 50
New York 10.4 479,951 36
North Carolina 10.6 274,254 37
North Dakota 6.2 11,700 4
Ohio 9.9 293,555 34
Oklahoma 11.3 110,424 43
Oregon 8.4 85,884 25
Pennsylvania 8.4 271,519 24
Puerto Rico 40.3 326,456 52
Rhode Island 8.6 21,872 26
South Carolina 10.9 138,061 39
South Dakota 8.1 17,672 23
Tennessee 11.1 190,006 40
Texas 11.3 759,269 42
Utah 6.8 49,835 9
Vermont 6.6 10,278 6
Virginia 7.1 148,809 13
Washington 6.9 127,119 11
West Virginia 12.7 60,372 47
Wisconsin 7.2 106,215 14
Wyoming 6.8 10,177 10
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 09/21/2021 5:02 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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