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Demographic Data Report for Massachusetts by County
Poverty: Persons below 150% of 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 (<150% Of Poverty)
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Rank within US
(of 3146 counties)
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United States 22.0 69,762,719 N/A
Massachusetts 16.2 1,074,316 5 of 52
Suffolk County 26.1 196,817 1,820
Middlesex County 11.8 182,373 110
Essex County 16.7 128,406 472
Worcester County 16.0 127,595 392
Hampden County 26.1 118,491 1,817
Bristol County 18.6 101,571 723
Norfolk County 9.8 67,150 53
Plymouth County 12.2 61,326 122
Barnstable County 12.6 26,595 149
Hampshire County 18.4 25,458 693
Berkshire County 18.5 22,255 712
Franklin County 17.7 12,310 587
Dukes County 13.5 2,315 202
Nantucket County 15.0 1,654 301
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 08/11/2022 10:19 pm.
Source: Demographic data provided by the Census Bureau and the American Community Survey.
For more information about Poverty: Persons below 150% of 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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