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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
Wyoming 17.8 100,541 16
Wisconsin 17.6 1,009,698 13
West Virginia 27.1 473,720 47
Washington 16.4 1,227,633 11
Virginia 16.4 1,364,202 10
Vermont 17.7 109,076 15
Utah 16.0 508,768 8
Texas 23.4 6,618,565 41
Tennessee 23.6 1,581,425 42
South Dakota 20.4 173,665 27
South Carolina 23.8 1,178,896 43
Rhode Island 18.2 191,520 19
Puerto Rico 59.5 1,952,549 52
Pennsylvania 19.1 2,394,815 22
Oregon 20.3 836,763 25
Oklahoma 25.1 961,499 44
Ohio 21.3 2,436,517 33
North Dakota 17.7 132,460 14
North Carolina 22.9 2,315,283 39
New York 21.0 4,116,789 30
New Mexico 29.1 602,590 50
New Jersey 15.7 1,426,164 6
New Hampshire 12.5 166,675 1
Nevada 21.8 657,581 36
Nebraska 18.1 343,941 18
Montana 21.4 225,128 34
Missouri 21.4 1,276,390 35
Mississippi 30.5 876,183 51
Minnesota 15.6 867,251 4
Michigan 21.3 2,093,829 32
Massachusetts 15.6 1,057,157 5
Maryland 14.8 887,638 2
Maine 18.9 249,111 21
Louisiana 28.9 1,310,673 49
Kentucky 25.8 1,126,115 46
Kansas 19.4 552,205 24
Iowa 18.8 579,856 20
Indiana 20.9 1,367,518 29
Illinois 19.1 2,395,369 23
Idaho 20.7 368,416 28
Hawaii 14.9 211,161 3
Georgia 23.0 2,381,621 40
Florida 22.3 4,666,103 38
District of Columbia 21.0 137,079 31
Delaware 18.1 172,793 17
Connecticut 16.1 565,205 9
Colorado 15.9 892,007 7
California 20.3 7,852,694 26
Arkansas 27.2 794,087 48
Arizona 22.3 1,544,238 37
Alaska 17.5 125,896 12
Alabama 25.6 1,247,458 45
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 06/18/2024 12:20 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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