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Demographic Data Report for Mississippi by County
Poverty: Families below poverty
All Ages, All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes
2015-2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Data
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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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Mississippi 15.5 113,813 51 of 52
United States 9.5 7,541,196 N/A
Issaquena County 33.2 91 3,136
Sharkey County 18.1 189 2,848
Franklin County 12.4 259 2,177
Carroll County 12.0 321 2,093
Choctaw County 16.1 324 2,667
Benton County 17.9 372 2,832
Greene County 15.1 396 2,570
Yalobusha County 12.1 405 2,122
Tunica County 19.6 459 2,936
Webster County 17.2 462 2,784
Quitman County 25.5 467 3,074
Jefferson County 32.5 484 3,134
Kemper County 22.8 501 3,028
Lawrence County 14.9 506 2,557
Perry County 15.3 512 2,591
Wilkinson County 28.1 518 3,109
Humphreys County 26.7 555 3,096
Jefferson Davis County 19.2 576 2,905
Calhoun County 15.4 577 2,599
Smith County 14.4 593 2,497
George County 11.3 598 1,938
Claiborne County 32.0 607 3,131
Itawamba County 10.0 618 1,611
Stone County 13.9 633 2,430
Tishomingo County 12.7 639 2,243
Montgomery County 21.0 643 2,986
Walthall County 20.1 676 2,956
Noxubee County 27.2 706 3,102
Clarke County 16.6 732 2,725
Tallahatchie County 26.8 743 3,097
Union County 11.0 764 1,879
Tippah County 14.3 773 2,489
Chickasaw County 18.2 780 2,860
Amite County 23.1 786 3,036
Prentiss County 13.2 805 2,333
Simpson County 13.3 878 2,344
Winston County 18.5 878 2,877
Grenada County 16.4 882 2,701
Jasper County 19.3 917 2,914
Wayne County 17.1 923 2,772
Clay County 19.1 927 2,902
Lafayette County 9.5 1,056 1,490
Leake County 18.9 1,058 2,893
Pontotoc County 13.4 1,063 2,360
Alcorn County 11.4 1,093 1,968
Attala County 23.1 1,094 3,035
Covington County 22.7 1,126 3,026
Monroe County 12.6 1,146 2,218
Marion County 19.6 1,152 2,938
Newton County 21.0 1,196 2,987
Tate County 15.8 1,201 2,642
Yazoo County 24.0 1,250 3,050
Copiah County 19.2 1,266 2,904
Marshall County 14.6 1,287 2,511
Panola County 16.1 1,367 2,661
Sunflower County 25.9 1,370 3,082
Scott County 19.5 1,371 2,935
Holmes County 37.4 1,393 3,140
Neshoba County 20.0 1,437 2,953
Oktibbeha County 16.1 1,490 2,664
Lincoln County 16.9 1,529 2,749
Coahoma County 27.9 1,575 3,108
Lamar County 11.8 1,838 2,051
Adams County 28.2 1,878 3,111
Leflore County 31.7 1,918 3,130
Madison County 7.0 1,962 784
Warren County 17.1 1,962 2,769
Hancock County 15.8 2,070 2,637
Pearl River County 14.3 2,156 2,484
Bolivar County 28.3 2,184 3,112
Rankin County 5.5 2,187 433
Pike County 25.9 2,205 3,081
Lowndes County 16.1 2,356 2,663
Lee County 11.4 2,462 1,963
Jones County 17.2 2,917 2,778
DeSoto County 6.8 3,111 739
Lauderdale County 16.5 3,177 2,702
Washington County 28.5 3,202 3,113
Forrest County 19.5 3,316 2,934
Jackson County 12.4 4,294 2,182
Harrison County 17.0 8,744 2,754
Hinds County 16.1 8,879 2,662
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 11/27/2021 1:29 am.
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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