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Demographic Data Report by State
Poverty: Families below poverty
All Ages, All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes
2017-2021 American Community Survey 5-Year Data
Sorted by Rank
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 8.9 7,181,779 N/A
Puerto Rico 39.2 309,508 52
Mississippi 14.5 106,360 51
Louisiana 14.0 156,479 50
New Mexico 13.8 68,639 49
West Virginia 12.0 54,024 48
Kentucky 11.9 134,623 47
District of Columbia 11.6 15,262 46
Arkansas 11.6 87,866 45
Alabama 11.4 140,954 44
Oklahoma 11.0 107,959 43
Texas 10.7 757,317 42
South Carolina 10.4 134,181 41
Georgia 10.3 266,936 40
Tennessee 10.3 178,113 39
New York 9.8 461,701 38
North Carolina 9.7 254,609 37
Arizona 9.5 166,830 36
Florida 9.3 492,758 35
Ohio 9.3 275,595 34
Nevada 9.1 66,571 33
Michigan 8.9 224,272 32
California 8.7 791,378 31
Indiana 8.6 145,499 30
Missouri 8.5 131,137 29
Illinois 8.3 259,285 28
Pennsylvania 8.0 261,498 27
South Dakota 7.7 16,643 26
Delaware 7.7 18,975 25
Kansas 7.6 55,879 24
Idaho 7.5 33,885 23
Oregon 7.5 78,185 22
Montana 7.5 20,077 21
Rhode Island 7.4 19,630 20
Alaska 7.1 12,206 19
New Jersey 7.0 163,596 18
Iowa 7.0 55,923 17
Wyoming 6.8 9,883 16
Connecticut 6.8 61,578 15
Virginia 6.8 144,243 14
Wisconsin 6.6 98,820 13
Massachusetts 6.6 113,046 12
Maine 6.6 22,964 11
Nebraska 6.6 32,008 10
Hawaii 6.5 21,498 9
Washington 6.5 122,530 8
North Dakota 6.3 11,762 7
Maryland 6.2 93,462 6
Colorado 6.1 85,236 5
Vermont 6.0 9,411 4
Utah 5.9 45,141 3
Minnesota 5.6 78,847 2
New Hampshire 4.7 16,505 1
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 07/17/2024 5:34 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.
Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.

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