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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
California 22.1 8,533,480 28
Texas 24.7 6,820,935 41
Florida 23.9 4,896,251 37
New York 22.0 4,193,463 27
Illinois 20.3 2,537,256 23
Ohio 22.4 2,536,747 32
Georgia 24.6 2,494,416 39
Pennsylvania 20.0 2,481,942 21
North Carolina 24.5 2,447,468 38
Michigan 22.8 2,225,740 35
Puerto Rico 60.5 1,990,218 52
Arizona 24.6 1,697,248 40
Tennessee 25.1 1,641,903 43
Indiana 22.3 1,438,857 29
New Jersey 16.4 1,423,721 6
Virginia 17.3 1,422,057 9
Missouri 22.6 1,340,940 34
Louisiana 29.5 1,337,660 49
Washington 17.8 1,292,680 12
Alabama 26.8 1,274,751 45
South Carolina 25.0 1,217,901 42
Kentucky 27.1 1,166,927 46
Massachusetts 16.2 1,074,316 5
Wisconsin 18.8 1,063,536 17
Oklahoma 26.1 996,871 44
Colorado 17.3 949,684 8
Mississippi 31.9 921,198 51
Minnesota 16.6 900,380 7
Oregon 21.8 884,476 26
Maryland 15.0 882,901 2
Arkansas 28.7 835,867 48
Nevada 22.4 655,402 31
New Mexico 30.4 623,262 50
Iowa 19.5 592,203 20
Kansas 20.6 581,239 24
Connecticut 16.2 561,892 4
Utah 17.4 531,861 10
West Virginia 28.1 495,635 47
Idaho 23.0 388,155 36
Nebraska 19.3 359,409 18
Maine 20.2 262,155 22
Montana 22.3 228,910 30
Hawaii 15.0 208,048 3
Rhode Island 19.3 196,678 19
South Dakota 21.4 179,899 25
Delaware 18.6 173,348 15
New Hampshire 13.0 169,285 1
District of Columbia 22.5 148,589 33
North Dakota 17.7 129,734 11
Alaska 17.9 128,422 13
Vermont 18.8 112,567 16
Wyoming 18.4 104,454 14
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 06/27/2022 11:45 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.
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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