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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
California 20.3 7,852,694 26
Texas 23.4 6,618,565 41
Florida 22.3 4,666,103 38
New York 21.0 4,116,789 30
Ohio 21.3 2,436,517 33
Illinois 19.1 2,395,369 23
Pennsylvania 19.1 2,394,815 22
Georgia 23.0 2,381,621 40
North Carolina 22.9 2,315,283 39
Michigan 21.3 2,093,829 32
Puerto Rico 59.5 1,952,549 52
Tennessee 23.6 1,581,425 42
Arizona 22.3 1,544,238 37
New Jersey 15.7 1,426,164 6
Indiana 20.9 1,367,518 29
Virginia 16.4 1,364,202 10
Louisiana 28.9 1,310,673 49
Missouri 21.4 1,276,390 35
Alabama 25.6 1,247,458 45
Washington 16.4 1,227,633 11
South Carolina 23.8 1,178,896 43
Kentucky 25.8 1,126,115 46
Massachusetts 15.6 1,057,157 5
Wisconsin 17.6 1,009,698 13
Oklahoma 25.1 961,499 44
Colorado 15.9 892,007 7
Maryland 14.8 887,638 2
Mississippi 30.5 876,183 51
Minnesota 15.6 867,251 4
Oregon 20.3 836,763 25
Arkansas 27.2 794,087 48
Nevada 21.8 657,581 36
New Mexico 29.1 602,590 50
Iowa 18.8 579,856 20
Connecticut 16.1 565,205 9
Kansas 19.4 552,205 24
Utah 16.0 508,768 8
West Virginia 27.1 473,720 47
Idaho 20.7 368,416 28
Nebraska 18.1 343,941 18
Maine 18.9 249,111 21
Montana 21.4 225,128 34
Hawaii 14.9 211,161 3
Rhode Island 18.2 191,520 19
South Dakota 20.4 173,665 27
Delaware 18.1 172,793 17
New Hampshire 12.5 166,675 1
District of Columbia 21.0 137,079 31
North Dakota 17.7 132,460 14
Alaska 17.5 125,896 12
Vermont 17.7 109,076 15
Wyoming 17.8 100,541 16
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 02/27/2024 7:32 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.
Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.

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