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