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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 Rank
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
New Hampshire 12.5 166,675 1
Maryland 14.8 887,638 2
Hawaii 14.9 211,161 3
Minnesota 15.6 867,251 4
Massachusetts 15.6 1,057,157 5
New Jersey 15.7 1,426,164 6
Colorado 15.9 892,007 7
Utah 16.0 508,768 8
Connecticut 16.1 565,205 9
Virginia 16.4 1,364,202 10
Washington 16.4 1,227,633 11
Alaska 17.5 125,896 12
Wisconsin 17.6 1,009,698 13
North Dakota 17.7 132,460 14
Vermont 17.7 109,076 15
Wyoming 17.8 100,541 16
Delaware 18.1 172,793 17
Nebraska 18.1 343,941 18
Rhode Island 18.2 191,520 19
Iowa 18.8 579,856 20
Maine 18.9 249,111 21
Pennsylvania 19.1 2,394,815 22
Illinois 19.1 2,395,369 23
Kansas 19.4 552,205 24
Oregon 20.3 836,763 25
California 20.3 7,852,694 26
South Dakota 20.4 173,665 27
Idaho 20.7 368,416 28
Indiana 20.9 1,367,518 29
New York 21.0 4,116,789 30
District of Columbia 21.0 137,079 31
Michigan 21.3 2,093,829 32
Ohio 21.3 2,436,517 33
Montana 21.4 225,128 34
Missouri 21.4 1,276,390 35
Nevada 21.8 657,581 36
Arizona 22.3 1,544,238 37
Florida 22.3 4,666,103 38
North Carolina 22.9 2,315,283 39
Georgia 23.0 2,381,621 40
Texas 23.4 6,618,565 41
Tennessee 23.6 1,581,425 42
South Carolina 23.8 1,178,896 43
Oklahoma 25.1 961,499 44
Alabama 25.6 1,247,458 45
Kentucky 25.8 1,126,115 46
West Virginia 27.1 473,720 47
Arkansas 27.2 794,087 48
Louisiana 28.9 1,310,673 49
New Mexico 29.1 602,590 50
Mississippi 30.5 876,183 51
Puerto Rico 59.5 1,952,549 52
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 07/19/2024 4:16 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.
Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.

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