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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
California 12.3 4,741,175 27
Texas 14.0 3,965,117 40
Florida 13.1 2,744,612 33
New York 13.5 2,636,823 36
Ohio 13.4 1,528,963 35
Illinois 11.8 1,483,378 25
Pennsylvania 11.8 1,482,811 24
Georgia 13.9 1,441,351 39
Puerto Rico 42.7 1,400,997 52
North Carolina 13.7 1,379,672 38
Michigan 13.3 1,310,058 34
Tennessee 14.3 955,929 41
Arizona 13.5 934,911 37
New Jersey 9.8 883,896 7
Louisiana 18.8 850,486 50
Virginia 9.9 828,664 9
Indiana 12.5 819,005 30
Alabama 15.8 769,819 45
Missouri 12.8 762,023 31
Washington 10.0 746,904 10
South Carolina 14.5 718,345 42
Kentucky 16.3 709,140 47
Massachusetts 9.9 668,780 8
Wisconsin 10.7 610,632 15
Oklahoma 15.2 583,853 43
Mississippi 19.4 557,111 51
Maryland 9.2 550,074 3
Colorado 9.6 535,976 6
Minnesota 9.2 512,312 4
Oregon 12.1 498,517 26
Arkansas 16.0 468,113 46
Nevada 12.9 388,814 32
New Mexico 18.3 378,896 49
Connecticut 10.0 351,476 11
Iowa 11.0 339,695 18
Kansas 11.5 327,209 23
West Virginia 16.9 295,632 48
Utah 8.8 278,486 2
Idaho 11.4 202,560 21
Nebraska 10.3 195,455 12
Maine 11.0 145,992 19
Hawaii 9.5 133,740 5
Montana 12.5 131,512 29
Rhode Island 11.3 118,257 20
Delaware 11.4 109,274 22
South Dakota 12.5 106,291 28
District of Columbia 15.4 100,618 44
New Hampshire 7.4 98,429 1
North Dakota 10.7 80,390 16
Alaska 10.4 75,016 13
Vermont 10.5 64,962 14
Wyoming 10.7 60,482 17
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 07/18/2024 7:28 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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