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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 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 20.7 66,751,967 N/A
Alabama 25.6 1,247,458 45
Alaska 17.5 125,896 12
Arizona 22.3 1,544,238 37
Arkansas 27.2 794,087 48
California 20.3 7,852,694 26
Colorado 15.9 892,007 7
Connecticut 16.1 565,205 9
Delaware 18.1 172,793 17
District of Columbia 21.0 137,079 31
Florida 22.3 4,666,103 38
Georgia 23.0 2,381,621 40
Hawaii 14.9 211,161 3
Idaho 20.7 368,416 28
Illinois 19.1 2,395,369 23
Indiana 20.9 1,367,518 29
Iowa 18.8 579,856 20
Kansas 19.4 552,205 24
Kentucky 25.8 1,126,115 46
Louisiana 28.9 1,310,673 49
Maine 18.9 249,111 21
Maryland 14.8 887,638 2
Massachusetts 15.6 1,057,157 5
Michigan 21.3 2,093,829 32
Minnesota 15.6 867,251 4
Mississippi 30.5 876,183 51
Missouri 21.4 1,276,390 35
Montana 21.4 225,128 34
Nebraska 18.1 343,941 18
Nevada 21.8 657,581 36
New Hampshire 12.5 166,675 1
New Jersey 15.7 1,426,164 6
New Mexico 29.1 602,590 50
New York 21.0 4,116,789 30
North Carolina 22.9 2,315,283 39
North Dakota 17.7 132,460 14
Ohio 21.3 2,436,517 33
Oklahoma 25.1 961,499 44
Oregon 20.3 836,763 25
Pennsylvania 19.1 2,394,815 22
Puerto Rico 59.5 1,952,549 52
Rhode Island 18.2 191,520 19
South Carolina 23.8 1,178,896 43
South Dakota 20.4 173,665 27
Tennessee 23.6 1,581,425 42
Texas 23.4 6,618,565 41
Utah 16.0 508,768 8
Vermont 17.7 109,076 15
Virginia 16.4 1,364,202 10
Washington 16.4 1,227,633 11
West Virginia 27.1 473,720 47
Wisconsin 17.6 1,009,698 13
Wyoming 17.8 100,541 16
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 05/20/2024 2:24 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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