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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
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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 8.9 7,181,779 N/A
New Hampshire 4.7 16,505 1
Minnesota 5.6 78,847 2
Utah 5.9 45,141 3
Vermont 6.0 9,411 4
Colorado 6.1 85,236 5
Maryland 6.2 93,462 6
North Dakota 6.3 11,762 7
Washington 6.5 122,530 8
Hawaii 6.5 21,498 9
Nebraska 6.6 32,008 10
Maine 6.6 22,964 11
Massachusetts 6.6 113,046 12
Wisconsin 6.6 98,820 13
Virginia 6.8 144,243 14
Connecticut 6.8 61,578 15
Wyoming 6.8 9,883 16
Iowa 7.0 55,923 17
New Jersey 7.0 163,596 18
Alaska 7.1 12,206 19
Rhode Island 7.4 19,630 20
Montana 7.5 20,077 21
Oregon 7.5 78,185 22
Idaho 7.5 33,885 23
Kansas 7.6 55,879 24
Delaware 7.7 18,975 25
South Dakota 7.7 16,643 26
Pennsylvania 8.0 261,498 27
Illinois 8.3 259,285 28
Missouri 8.5 131,137 29
Indiana 8.6 145,499 30
California 8.7 791,378 31
Michigan 8.9 224,272 32
Nevada 9.1 66,571 33
Ohio 9.3 275,595 34
Florida 9.3 492,758 35
Arizona 9.5 166,830 36
North Carolina 9.7 254,609 37
New York 9.8 461,701 38
Tennessee 10.3 178,113 39
Georgia 10.3 266,936 40
South Carolina 10.4 134,181 41
Texas 10.7 757,317 42
Oklahoma 11.0 107,959 43
Alabama 11.4 140,954 44
Arkansas 11.6 87,866 45
District of Columbia 11.6 15,262 46
Kentucky 11.9 134,623 47
West Virginia 12.0 54,024 48
New Mexico 13.8 68,639 49
Louisiana 14.0 156,479 50
Mississippi 14.5 106,360 51
Puerto Rico 39.2 309,508 52
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 04/12/2024 10:19 pm.
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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