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Demographic Data Report by State
Poverty: Persons below 150% of poverty
All Ages, All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes
2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Data
Sorted by Count
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 24.5 75,977,113 N/A
California 25.8 9,797,309 35
Texas 27.3 7,191,237 38
Florida 26.9 5,239,608 37
New York 24.1 4,617,228 26
Illinois 22.5 2,827,366 23
Georgia 28.1 2,760,355 44
Ohio 24.3 2,733,035 27
North Carolina 27.6 2,675,626 40
Pennsylvania 21.6 2,669,742 20
Michigan 25.3 2,453,029 31
Puerto Rico 61.6 2,153,490 52
Arizona 28.1 1,846,030 43
Tennessee 27.9 1,779,282 42
Indiana 24.5 1,566,924 28
New Jersey 17.6 1,539,764 5
Virginia 18.8 1,517,155 10
Missouri 24.8 1,457,625 29
Washington 20.9 1,450,436 17
Alabama 29.3 1,381,781 46
Louisiana 30.3 1,366,790 48
South Carolina 27.8 1,302,534 41
Kentucky 29.3 1,253,512 47
Wisconsin 20.9 1,173,276 18
Massachusetts 17.8 1,161,245 7
Colorado 20.3 1,064,125 14
Oklahoma 27.5 1,033,263 39
Oregon 25.4 993,581 33
Mississippi 34.3 992,643 51
Minnesota 18.2 968,970 8
Maryland 16.1 936,787 2
Arkansas 30.8 887,876 49
Nevada 25.4 710,819 32
New Mexico 32.5 662,843 50
Kansas 22.3 627,560 22
Iowa 20.8 624,878 16
Utah 20.6 597,906 15
Connecticut 16.7 579,803 3
West Virginia 28.7 514,746 45
Idaho 26.3 421,982 36
Nebraska 21.2 387,110 19
Maine 22.9 297,052 25
Montana 25.0 249,624 30
Hawaii 17.3 238,250 4
Rhode Island 21.8 220,938 21
New Hampshire 14.7 189,094 1
South Dakota 22.8 187,634 24
Delaware 19.8 180,128 12
District of Columbia 25.6 160,038 34
North Dakota 18.3 130,075 9
Alaska 17.8 127,832 6
Vermont 19.9 119,557 13
Wyoming 19.5 111,110 11
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 05/23/2019 5:40 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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