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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
Puerto Rico 59.5 1,952,549 52
Mississippi 30.5 876,183 51
New Mexico 29.1 602,590 50
Louisiana 28.9 1,310,673 49
Arkansas 27.2 794,087 48
West Virginia 27.1 473,720 47
Kentucky 25.8 1,126,115 46
Alabama 25.6 1,247,458 45
Oklahoma 25.1 961,499 44
South Carolina 23.8 1,178,896 43
Tennessee 23.6 1,581,425 42
Texas 23.4 6,618,565 41
Georgia 23.0 2,381,621 40
North Carolina 22.9 2,315,283 39
Florida 22.3 4,666,103 38
Arizona 22.3 1,544,238 37
Nevada 21.8 657,581 36
Missouri 21.4 1,276,390 35
Montana 21.4 225,128 34
Ohio 21.3 2,436,517 33
Michigan 21.3 2,093,829 32
District of Columbia 21.0 137,079 31
New York 21.0 4,116,789 30
Indiana 20.9 1,367,518 29
Idaho 20.7 368,416 28
South Dakota 20.4 173,665 27
California 20.3 7,852,694 26
Oregon 20.3 836,763 25
Kansas 19.4 552,205 24
Illinois 19.1 2,395,369 23
Pennsylvania 19.1 2,394,815 22
Maine 18.9 249,111 21
Iowa 18.8 579,856 20
Rhode Island 18.2 191,520 19
Nebraska 18.1 343,941 18
Delaware 18.1 172,793 17
Wyoming 17.8 100,541 16
Vermont 17.7 109,076 15
North Dakota 17.7 132,460 14
Wisconsin 17.6 1,009,698 13
Alaska 17.5 125,896 12
Washington 16.4 1,227,633 11
Virginia 16.4 1,364,202 10
Connecticut 16.1 565,205 9
Utah 16.0 508,768 8
Colorado 15.9 892,007 7
New Jersey 15.7 1,426,164 6
Massachusetts 15.6 1,057,157 5
Minnesota 15.6 867,251 4
Hawaii 14.9 211,161 3
Maryland 14.8 887,638 2
New Hampshire 12.5 166,675 1
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 07/18/2024 7:16 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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