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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
New Hampshire 7.4 98,429 1
Utah 8.8 278,486 2
Maryland 9.2 550,074 3
Minnesota 9.2 512,312 4
Hawaii 9.5 133,740 5
Colorado 9.6 535,976 6
New Jersey 9.8 883,896 7
Massachusetts 9.9 668,780 8
Virginia 9.9 828,664 9
Washington 10.0 746,904 10
Connecticut 10.0 351,476 11
Nebraska 10.3 195,455 12
Alaska 10.4 75,016 13
Vermont 10.5 64,962 14
Wisconsin 10.7 610,632 15
North Dakota 10.7 80,390 16
Wyoming 10.7 60,482 17
Iowa 11.0 339,695 18
Maine 11.0 145,992 19
Rhode Island 11.3 118,257 20
Idaho 11.4 202,560 21
Delaware 11.4 109,274 22
Kansas 11.5 327,209 23
Pennsylvania 11.8 1,482,811 24
Illinois 11.8 1,483,378 25
Oregon 12.1 498,517 26
California 12.3 4,741,175 27
South Dakota 12.5 106,291 28
Montana 12.5 131,512 29
Indiana 12.5 819,005 30
Missouri 12.8 762,023 31
Nevada 12.9 388,814 32
Florida 13.1 2,744,612 33
Michigan 13.3 1,310,058 34
Ohio 13.4 1,528,963 35
New York 13.5 2,636,823 36
Arizona 13.5 934,911 37
North Carolina 13.7 1,379,672 38
Georgia 13.9 1,441,351 39
Texas 14.0 3,965,117 40
Tennessee 14.3 955,929 41
South Carolina 14.5 718,345 42
Oklahoma 15.2 583,853 43
District of Columbia 15.4 100,618 44
Alabama 15.8 769,819 45
Arkansas 16.0 468,113 46
Kentucky 16.3 709,140 47
West Virginia 16.9 295,632 48
New Mexico 18.3 378,896 49
Louisiana 18.8 850,486 50
Mississippi 19.4 557,111 51
Puerto Rico 42.7 1,400,997 52
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 05/27/2024 10:21 pm.
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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