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Demographic Data Report by State
Poverty: Persons 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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People (Below Poverty)
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Rank within US
(of 52 states)
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United States 12.6 40,661,636 N/A
Wyoming 10.7 60,482 17
Vermont 10.5 64,962 14
Alaska 10.4 75,016 13
North Dakota 10.7 80,390 16
New Hampshire 7.4 98,429 1
District of Columbia 15.4 100,618 44
South Dakota 12.5 106,291 28
Delaware 11.4 109,274 22
Rhode Island 11.3 118,257 20
Montana 12.5 131,512 29
Hawaii 9.5 133,740 5
Maine 11.0 145,992 19
Nebraska 10.3 195,455 12
Idaho 11.4 202,560 21
Utah 8.8 278,486 2
West Virginia 16.9 295,632 48
Kansas 11.5 327,209 23
Iowa 11.0 339,695 18
Connecticut 10.0 351,476 11
New Mexico 18.3 378,896 49
Nevada 12.9 388,814 32
Arkansas 16.0 468,113 46
Oregon 12.1 498,517 26
Minnesota 9.2 512,312 4
Colorado 9.6 535,976 6
Maryland 9.2 550,074 3
Mississippi 19.4 557,111 51
Oklahoma 15.2 583,853 43
Wisconsin 10.7 610,632 15
Massachusetts 9.9 668,780 8
Kentucky 16.3 709,140 47
South Carolina 14.5 718,345 42
Washington 10.0 746,904 10
Missouri 12.8 762,023 31
Alabama 15.8 769,819 45
Indiana 12.5 819,005 30
Virginia 9.9 828,664 9
Louisiana 18.8 850,486 50
New Jersey 9.8 883,896 7
Arizona 13.5 934,911 37
Tennessee 14.3 955,929 41
Michigan 13.3 1,310,058 34
North Carolina 13.7 1,379,672 38
Puerto Rico 42.7 1,400,997 52
Georgia 13.9 1,441,351 39
Pennsylvania 11.8 1,482,811 24
Illinois 11.8 1,483,378 25
Ohio 13.4 1,528,963 35
New York 13.5 2,636,823 36
Florida 13.1 2,744,612 33
Texas 14.0 3,965,117 40
California 12.3 4,741,175 27
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 05/26/2024 10:46 am.
Source: Demographic data provided by the Census Bureau and the American Community Survey.
For more information about Poverty: Persons below poverty, see the dictionary.
Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.

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