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Demographic Data Report by State
Poverty: Families below poverty
All Ages, All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes
2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Data
Sorted by Value
State
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Value (Percent)
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Families (Below Poverty)
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Rank within US
(of 52 states)
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United States 11.0 8,543,087 N/A
Puerto Rico 41.2 357,900 52
Mississippi 17.4 130,058 51
New Mexico 15.9 77,813 50
Louisiana 15.1 169,165 49
Kentucky 14.3 162,371 48
District of Columbia 14.1 17,058 47
Alabama 14.0 172,365 46
Arkansas 13.8 104,233 45
Georgia 13.6 332,803 44
Texas 13.0 835,775 43
Arizona 12.9 206,752 42
Tennessee 12.9 215,729 41
West Virginia 12.9 61,582 40
South Carolina 12.8 156,452 39
North Carolina 12.4 310,701 38
Oklahoma 12.2 117,816 37
California 11.8 1,038,215 36
New York 11.7 540,320 35
Florida 11.7 554,664 34
Michigan 11.5 287,715 33
Ohio 11.2 330,367 32
Nevada 11.0 72,142 31
Missouri 10.8 165,384 30
Indiana 10.7 177,559 29
Idaho 10.7 43,506 28
Oregon 10.5 103,204 27
Illinois 10.2 317,686 26
Rhode Island 9.8 25,085 25
Montana 9.6 24,561 24
Pennsylvania 9.1 291,451 23
South Dakota 8.9 19,039 22
Maine 8.9 30,712 21
Kansas 8.8 64,329 20
Wisconsin 8.5 124,365 19
Utah 8.4 58,320 18
Nebraska 8.4 40,356 17
Washington 8.4 146,120 16
Delaware 8.2 18,977 15
New Jersey 8.1 180,124 14
Virginia 8.1 168,104 13
Colorado 8.1 106,554 12
Massachusetts 8.0 130,899 11
Iowa 7.9 63,057 10
Wyoming 7.6 11,299 9
Vermont 7.5 11,889 8
Connecticut 7.3 65,559 7
Hawaii 7.3 22,976 6
Alaska 7.0 11,671 5
North Dakota 6.9 12,739 4
Minnesota 6.9 95,736 3
Maryland 6.8 99,368 2
New Hampshire 5.3 18,362 1
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 04/22/2019 2:37 am.
Source: Demographic data provided by the Census Bureau and the American Community Survey.
For more information about Poverty: Families below poverty, see the dictionary.
Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.

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