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Demographic Data Report by State
Poverty: Persons below 150% of poverty
All Ages, All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes
2017-2021 American Community Survey 5-Year Data
Sorted by Count
State
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Value (Percent)
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People (<150% Of Poverty)
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Rank within US
(of 52 states)
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United States 20.7 66,751,967 N/A
Wyoming 17.8 100,541 16
Vermont 17.7 109,076 15
Alaska 17.5 125,896 12
North Dakota 17.7 132,460 14
District of Columbia 21.0 137,079 31
New Hampshire 12.5 166,675 1
Delaware 18.1 172,793 17
South Dakota 20.4 173,665 27
Rhode Island 18.2 191,520 19
Hawaii 14.9 211,161 3
Montana 21.4 225,128 34
Maine 18.9 249,111 21
Nebraska 18.1 343,941 18
Idaho 20.7 368,416 28
West Virginia 27.1 473,720 47
Utah 16.0 508,768 8
Kansas 19.4 552,205 24
Connecticut 16.1 565,205 9
Iowa 18.8 579,856 20
New Mexico 29.1 602,590 50
Nevada 21.8 657,581 36
Arkansas 27.2 794,087 48
Oregon 20.3 836,763 25
Minnesota 15.6 867,251 4
Mississippi 30.5 876,183 51
Maryland 14.8 887,638 2
Colorado 15.9 892,007 7
Oklahoma 25.1 961,499 44
Wisconsin 17.6 1,009,698 13
Massachusetts 15.6 1,057,157 5
Kentucky 25.8 1,126,115 46
South Carolina 23.8 1,178,896 43
Washington 16.4 1,227,633 11
Alabama 25.6 1,247,458 45
Missouri 21.4 1,276,390 35
Louisiana 28.9 1,310,673 49
Virginia 16.4 1,364,202 10
Indiana 20.9 1,367,518 29
New Jersey 15.7 1,426,164 6
Arizona 22.3 1,544,238 37
Tennessee 23.6 1,581,425 42
Puerto Rico 59.5 1,952,549 52
Michigan 21.3 2,093,829 32
North Carolina 22.9 2,315,283 39
Georgia 23.0 2,381,621 40
Pennsylvania 19.1 2,394,815 22
Illinois 19.1 2,395,369 23
Ohio 21.3 2,436,517 33
New York 21.0 4,116,789 30
Florida 22.3 4,666,103 38
Texas 23.4 6,618,565 41
California 20.3 7,852,694 26
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 05/21/2024 9:56 am.
Source: Demographic data provided by the Census Bureau and the American Community Survey.
For more information about Poverty: Persons below 150% of poverty, see the dictionary.
Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.

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