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Demographic Data Report for Massachusetts by County
Poverty: Families 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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Families (Below Poverty)
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Rank within US
(of 3146 counties)
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United States 9.5 7,541,196 N/A
Massachusetts 7.0 115,654 12 of 52
Suffolk County 13.7 21,049 2,404
Middlesex County 4.6 18,078 256
Essex County 7.6 14,878 974
Hampden County 12.5 14,259 2,208
Worcester County 6.6 13,408 691
Bristol County 8.6 12,315 1,241
Norfolk County 4.1 7,293 182
Plymouth County 5.0 6,604 334
Barnstable County 4.1 2,418 174
Berkshire County 7.3 2,341 884
Hampshire County 5.5 1,902 429
Franklin County 5.2 929 378
Dukes County 2.6 102 33
Nantucket County 3.4 78 92
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/22/2021 3:48 pm.
Source: Demographic data provided by the Census Bureau and the American Community Survey.
For more information about Poverty: Families 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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