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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
Alabama 15.8 769,819 45
Alaska 10.4 75,016 13
Arizona 13.5 934,911 37
Arkansas 16.0 468,113 46
California 12.3 4,741,175 27
Colorado 9.6 535,976 6
Connecticut 10.0 351,476 11
Delaware 11.4 109,274 22
District of Columbia 15.4 100,618 44
Florida 13.1 2,744,612 33
Georgia 13.9 1,441,351 39
Hawaii 9.5 133,740 5
Idaho 11.4 202,560 21
Illinois 11.8 1,483,378 25
Indiana 12.5 819,005 30
Iowa 11.0 339,695 18
Kansas 11.5 327,209 23
Kentucky 16.3 709,140 47
Louisiana 18.8 850,486 50
Maine 11.0 145,992 19
Maryland 9.2 550,074 3
Massachusetts 9.9 668,780 8
Michigan 13.3 1,310,058 34
Minnesota 9.2 512,312 4
Mississippi 19.4 557,111 51
Missouri 12.8 762,023 31
Montana 12.5 131,512 29
Nebraska 10.3 195,455 12
Nevada 12.9 388,814 32
New Hampshire 7.4 98,429 1
New Jersey 9.8 883,896 7
New Mexico 18.3 378,896 49
New York 13.5 2,636,823 36
North Carolina 13.7 1,379,672 38
North Dakota 10.7 80,390 16
Ohio 13.4 1,528,963 35
Oklahoma 15.2 583,853 43
Oregon 12.1 498,517 26
Pennsylvania 11.8 1,482,811 24
Puerto Rico 42.7 1,400,997 52
Rhode Island 11.3 118,257 20
South Carolina 14.5 718,345 42
South Dakota 12.5 106,291 28
Tennessee 14.3 955,929 41
Texas 14.0 3,965,117 40
Utah 8.8 278,486 2
Vermont 10.5 64,962 14
Virginia 9.9 828,664 9
Washington 10.0 746,904 10
West Virginia 16.9 295,632 48
Wisconsin 10.7 610,632 15
Wyoming 10.7 60,482 17
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 06/24/2024 1:55 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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