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Demographic Data Report by State
Poverty: Families below poverty
All Ages, All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes
2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Data
Sorted by Value
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 10.1 7,930,699 N/A
Puerto Rico 40.9 338,449 52
Mississippi 15.9 118,055 51
New Mexico 15.3 75,205 50
Louisiana 14.6 162,291 49
Kentucky 13.5 153,631 48
Alabama 13.0 160,066 47
West Virginia 13.0 61,686 46
District of Columbia 12.9 15,703 45
Arkansas 12.9 98,342 44
Georgia 12.1 303,827 43
Texas 11.9 788,889 42
Tennessee 11.9 201,421 41
South Carolina 11.7 146,006 40
Oklahoma 11.6 113,258 39
Arizona 11.6 190,407 38
North Carolina 11.2 288,096 37
New York 10.9 507,143 36
Florida 10.6 521,757 35
Ohio 10.4 307,980 34
California 10.4 927,827 33
Michigan 10.4 260,862 32
Indiana 9.9 165,140 31
Nevada 9.8 67,071 30
Missouri 9.8 150,945 29
Idaho 9.6 40,100 28
Illinois 9.4 292,097 27
Rhode Island 9.2 23,520 26
Oregon 9.2 92,438 25
Pennsylvania 8.7 280,188 24
South Dakota 8.5 18,493 23
Montana 8.5 22,029 22
Kansas 8.2 59,773 21
Delaware 8.0 18,984 20
Maine 7.9 27,641 19
Wisconsin 7.7 114,198 18
Nebraska 7.7 37,135 17
New Jersey 7.6 169,460 16
Virginia 7.5 156,226 15
Alaska 7.5 12,553 14
Massachusetts 7.5 123,099 13
Washington 7.4 134,179 12
Iowa 7.4 58,879 11
Utah 7.3 52,268 10
Colorado 7.2 96,899 9
Wyoming 7.1 10,580 8
Vermont 7.1 11,194 7
Connecticut 6.9 61,685 6
Hawaii 6.7 21,440 5
North Dakota 6.4 12,080 4
Maryland 6.4 93,495 3
Minnesota 6.3 87,339 2
New Hampshire 4.9 17,119 1
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 04/21/2021 6:58 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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