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Demographic Data Report for Massachusetts by County
Poverty: Families below poverty
All Ages, All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes
2017-2021 American Community Survey 5-Year Data
Sorted by Value
County
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Value (Percent)
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Families (Below Poverty)
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Rank within US
(of 3143 counties)
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Massachusetts 6.6 113,046 12 of 52
United States 8.9 7,181,779 N/A
Nantucket County 0.6 17 4
Dukes County 2.3 98 39
Norfolk County 4.0 7,360 212
Plymouth County 4.2 5,854 240
Barnstable County 4.4 2,696 274
Middlesex County 4.7 18,488 322
Hampshire County 4.9 1,771 370
Berkshire County 6.0 1,947 637
Franklin County 6.3 1,133 723
Worcester County 6.5 14,021 799
Essex County 7.1 14,548 954
Bristol County 8.5 12,754 1,372
Hampden County 11.3 13,165 2,082
Suffolk County 12.5 19,194 2,318
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 09/21/2023 4:18 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.
Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.

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