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Demographic Data Report for Massachusetts by County
Poverty: Persons below poverty
All Ages, All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes
2015-2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Data
Sorted by Name
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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Massachusetts 10.3 680,962 8 of 52
United States 13.4 42,510,843 N/A
Barnstable County 6.4 13,529 141
Berkshire County 10.9 13,063 847
Bristol County 11.3 61,875 934
Dukes County 7.6 1,299 246
Essex County 10.4 79,463 736
Franklin County 9.7 6,730 599
Hampden County 16.4 74,362 2,022
Hampshire County 12.2 16,800 1,134
Middlesex County 7.4 114,942 229
Nantucket County 8.7 960 411
Norfolk County 6.3 43,145 129
Plymouth County 7.4 37,248 219
Suffolk County 18.2 136,934 2,321
Worcester County 10.1 80,612 688
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 08/18/2022 10:38 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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