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Demographic Data Report by State
Poverty: Persons below 150% of poverty
All Ages, All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes
2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Data
Sorted by Value
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 23.0 72,282,772 N/A
Puerto Rico 60.9 2,044,843 52
Mississippi 32.5 940,110 51
New Mexico 31.6 647,342 50
Louisiana 29.9 1,354,684 49
Arkansas 29.4 852,896 48
West Virginia 28.4 504,837 47
Kentucky 28.0 1,202,871 46
Alabama 27.8 1,317,483 45
Oklahoma 26.6 1,012,293 44
Tennessee 26.3 1,709,547 43
South Carolina 26.2 1,261,252 42
Arizona 25.9 1,756,658 41
Georgia 25.8 2,590,994 40
Texas 25.6 6,977,529 39
North Carolina 25.6 2,526,688 38
Florida 25.1 5,058,515 37
Idaho 24.3 401,739 36
Michigan 23.7 2,310,981 35
District of Columbia 23.6 153,322 34
California 23.5 9,037,221 33
Nevada 23.4 675,009 32
Montana 23.4 237,616 31
Missouri 23.3 1,378,991 30
Oregon 23.3 932,926 29
Indiana 23.1 1,489,114 28
Ohio 23.0 2,608,865 27
New York 22.9 4,376,692 26
South Dakota 21.8 181,782 25
Kansas 21.3 600,777 24
Maine 21.2 275,270 23
Illinois 21.2 2,655,705 22
Pennsylvania 20.6 2,555,463 21
Rhode Island 20.6 209,318 20
Iowa 20.0 605,614 19
Nebraska 19.9 368,592 18
Wisconsin 19.6 1,104,779 17
Vermont 19.0 114,146 16
Wyoming 18.9 107,555 15
Delaware 18.9 174,258 14
Washington 18.9 1,350,173 13
Utah 18.4 552,184 12
Colorado 18.3 990,886 11
North Dakota 18.1 131,349 10
Virginia 18.0 1,465,770 9
Alaska 17.9 128,672 8
Minnesota 17.2 928,071 7
New Jersey 17.0 1,476,686 6
Massachusetts 16.9 1,116,690 5
Connecticut 16.3 566,027 4
Hawaii 15.9 219,392 3
Maryland 15.6 911,905 2
New Hampshire 13.5 175,533 1
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 08/12/2020 3:18 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.
Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.

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