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