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Demographic Data Report by State
Poverty: Persons below poverty
All Ages, All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes
2015-2019 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 13.4 42,510,843 N/A
New Hampshire 7.6 98,682 1
Maryland 9.2 539,991 2
Hawaii 9.4 130,649 3
Minnesota 9.7 526,065 4
Utah 9.8 298,537 5
Connecticut 9.9 344,146 6
New Jersey 10.0 869,081 7
Massachusetts 10.3 680,962 8
Colorado 10.3 565,873 9
Virginia 10.6 865,691 10
North Dakota 10.7 78,198 11
Alaska 10.7 76,933 12
Washington 10.8 785,244 13
Vermont 10.9 65,652 14
Wyoming 11.0 62,257 15
Nebraska 11.1 206,579 16
Wisconsin 11.3 639,160 17
Iowa 11.5 348,122 18
Delaware 11.8 109,400 19
Maine 11.8 153,131 20
Kansas 12.0 337,739 21
Rhode Island 12.4 125,826 22
Pennsylvania 12.4 1,539,183 23
Illinois 12.5 1,557,873 24
Idaho 13.1 221,256 25
Montana 13.1 134,605 26
Nevada 13.1 384,690 27
South Dakota 13.1 110,553 28
Oregon 13.2 533,527 29
California 13.4 5,149,742 30
Indiana 13.4 867,996 31
Missouri 13.7 810,045 32
Florida 14.0 2,870,487 33
Ohio 14.0 1,588,343 34
New York 14.1 2,681,277 35
Michigan 14.4 1,398,527 36
North Carolina 14.7 1,467,591 37
Texas 14.7 4,072,194 38
Georgia 15.1 1,528,558 39
Arizona 15.1 1,043,764 40
South Carolina 15.2 741,650 41
Tennessee 15.2 996,930 42
Oklahoma 15.7 598,373 43
District of Columbia 16.2 107,140 44
Alabama 16.7 795,989 45
Arkansas 17.0 496,260 46
Kentucky 17.3 747,010 47
West Virginia 17.6 310,044 48
New Mexico 19.1 392,065 49
Louisiana 19.2 871,467 50
Mississippi 20.3 585,786 51
Puerto Rico 44.1 1,449,091 52
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/26/2021 5:42 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.
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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