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Demographic Data Report for Arkansas by County
Poverty: Persons below poverty
All Ages, All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes
2015-2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Data
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People (Below Poverty)
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Rank within US
(of 3146 counties)
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Arkansas 17.0 496,260 46 of 52
United States 13.4 42,510,843 N/A
Phillips County 34.5 6,362 3,106
Desha County 29.1 3,363 3,048
Chicot County 28.9 2,872 3,044
Monroe County 27.1 1,887 2,997
Lafayette County 25.9 1,721 2,965
Woodruff County 25.2 1,596 2,933
Columbia County 25.0 5,482 2,925
St. Francis County 24.9 5,585 2,918
Jackson County 24.4 3,489 2,900
Mississippi County 24.3 10,017 2,895
Polk County 23.8 4,747 2,865
Ouachita County 23.2 5,428 2,820
Nevada County 23.1 1,883 2,814
Franklin County 23.0 4,005 2,811
Johnson County 22.7 5,833 2,794
Hempstead County 22.7 4,892 2,789
Sharp County 22.2 3,743 2,756
Crittenden County 22.2 10,655 2,755
Jefferson County 22.2 13,960 2,751
Lee County 22.1 1,668 2,740
Searcy County 21.9 1,702 2,721
Poinsett County 21.4 5,000 2,697
Montgomery County 21.3 1,875 2,690
Sevier County 21.3 3,590 2,686
Clay County 21.1 3,106 2,675
Fulton County 20.7 2,491 2,634
Bradley County 20.5 2,211 2,612
Clark County 20.3 4,017 2,585
Miller County 20.1 8,456 2,569
Lincoln County 20.0 1,667 2,567
Stone County 19.8 2,449 2,545
Howard County 19.4 2,539 2,497
Scott County 19.1 1,967 2,473
Union County 19.1 7,444 2,468
Pope County 18.8 11,349 2,423
Drew County 18.8 3,268 2,420
Randolph County 18.8 3,241 2,417
Logan County 18.7 3,995 2,399
Garland County 18.6 18,032 2,389
Van Buren County 18.5 3,041 2,367
Sebastian County 18.5 23,271 2,364
Cleveland County 18.4 1,475 2,351
Marion County 18.2 2,960 2,324
Hot Spring County 18.0 5,658 2,293
Perry County 17.9 1,830 2,270
Conway County 17.6 3,649 2,225
Madison County 17.4 2,798 2,206
Arkansas County 17.3 3,041 2,198
Crawford County 17.2 10,609 2,157
Pulaski County 16.8 64,988 2,101
Independence County 16.7 6,049 2,074
Faulkner County 16.7 19,778 2,070
Ashley County 16.7 3,347 2,066
Yell County 16.6 3,523 2,064
Craighead County 16.6 17,130 2,061
Greene County 16.4 7,246 2,030
Washington County 16.4 36,730 2,019
Little River County 16.1 1,952 1,971
Newton County 15.8 1,226 1,917
White County 15.7 11,742 1,889
Lawrence County 15.6 2,497 1,885
Cross County 15.4 2,555 1,849
Pike County 15.4 1,627 1,846
Izard County 15.1 1,906 1,768
Carroll County 14.8 4,096 1,698
Prairie County 14.8 1,180 1,696
Boone County 14.7 5,369 1,665
Dallas County 14.7 955 1,664
Grant County 14.5 2,596 1,632
Cleburne County 14.0 3,452 1,529
Calhoun County 13.4 680 1,409
Baxter County 13.1 5,360 1,338
Lonoke County 12.2 8,775 1,147
Benton County 9.4 24,767 549
Saline County 9.2 10,815 508
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 09/27/2021 12:25 pm.
Source: Demographic data provided by the Census Bureau and the American Community Survey.
For more information about Poverty: Persons below 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. Puerto Rico is being treated as a Health Service Area for this data presentation.
Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.

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