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Demographic Data Report by State
Poverty: Persons below 150% of poverty
All Ages, All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes
2015-2019 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 22.0 69,762,719 N/A
Wyoming 18.4 104,454 14
Vermont 18.8 112,567 16
Alaska 17.9 128,422 13
North Dakota 17.7 129,734 11
District of Columbia 22.5 148,589 33
New Hampshire 13.0 169,285 1
Delaware 18.6 173,348 15
South Dakota 21.4 179,899 25
Rhode Island 19.3 196,678 19
Hawaii 15.0 208,048 3
Montana 22.3 228,910 30
Maine 20.2 262,155 22
Nebraska 19.3 359,409 18
Idaho 23.0 388,155 36
West Virginia 28.1 495,635 47
Utah 17.4 531,861 10
Connecticut 16.2 561,892 4
Kansas 20.6 581,239 24
Iowa 19.5 592,203 20
New Mexico 30.4 623,262 50
Nevada 22.4 655,402 31
Arkansas 28.7 835,867 48
Maryland 15.0 882,901 2
Oregon 21.8 884,476 26
Minnesota 16.6 900,380 7
Mississippi 31.9 921,198 51
Colorado 17.3 949,684 8
Oklahoma 26.1 996,871 44
Wisconsin 18.8 1,063,536 17
Massachusetts 16.2 1,074,316 5
Kentucky 27.1 1,166,927 46
South Carolina 25.0 1,217,901 42
Alabama 26.8 1,274,751 45
Washington 17.8 1,292,680 12
Louisiana 29.5 1,337,660 49
Missouri 22.6 1,340,940 34
Virginia 17.3 1,422,057 9
New Jersey 16.4 1,423,721 6
Indiana 22.3 1,438,857 29
Tennessee 25.1 1,641,903 43
Arizona 24.6 1,697,248 40
Puerto Rico 60.5 1,990,218 52
Michigan 22.8 2,225,740 35
North Carolina 24.5 2,447,468 38
Pennsylvania 20.0 2,481,942 21
Georgia 24.6 2,494,416 39
Ohio 22.4 2,536,747 32
Illinois 20.3 2,537,256 23
New York 22.0 4,193,463 27
Florida 23.9 4,896,251 37
Texas 24.7 6,820,935 41
California 22.1 8,533,480 28
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 08/11/2022 11:11 pm.
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.
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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