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Demographic Data Report for Maine by County
Poverty: Persons below poverty
All Ages, All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes
2015-2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Data
Sorted by Count
County
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Value (Percent)
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People (Below Poverty)
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Rank within US
(of 3146 counties)
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Maine 11.8 153,131 20 of 52
United States 13.4 42,510,843 N/A
Piscataquis County 18.5 3,040 2,370
Franklin County 11.5 3,308 980
Sagadahoc County 9.6 3,388 589
Knox County 9.9 3,763 631
Lincoln County 12.3 4,140 1,166
Waldo County 13.5 5,214 1,420
Hancock County 10.8 5,748 829
Washington County 18.9 5,756 2,441
Oxford County 15.1 8,592 1,784
Somerset County 20.4 10,114 2,595
Aroostook County 16.1 10,549 1,961
Androscoggin County 11.8 12,283 1,044
York County 7.4 14,918 227
Kennebec County 12.8 15,117 1,276
Penobscot County 14.8 21,501 1,700
Cumberland County 9.0 25,700 475
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 12/03/2021 11:05 am.
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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