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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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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
Mississippi 15.5 113,813 51 of 52
Hinds County 16.1 8,879 2,662
Harrison County 17.0 8,744 2,754
Jackson County 12.4 4,294 2,182
Forrest County 19.5 3,316 2,934
Washington County 28.5 3,202 3,113
Lauderdale County 16.5 3,177 2,702
DeSoto County 6.8 3,111 739
Jones County 17.2 2,917 2,778
Lee County 11.4 2,462 1,963
Lowndes County 16.1 2,356 2,663
Pike County 25.9 2,205 3,081
Rankin County 5.5 2,187 433
Bolivar County 28.3 2,184 3,112
Pearl River County 14.3 2,156 2,484
Hancock County 15.8 2,070 2,637
Madison County 7.0 1,962 784
Warren County 17.1 1,962 2,769
Leflore County 31.7 1,918 3,130
Adams County 28.2 1,878 3,111
Lamar County 11.8 1,838 2,051
Coahoma County 27.9 1,575 3,108
Lincoln County 16.9 1,529 2,749
Oktibbeha County 16.1 1,490 2,664
Neshoba County 20.0 1,437 2,953
Holmes County 37.4 1,393 3,140
Scott County 19.5 1,371 2,935
Sunflower County 25.9 1,370 3,082
Panola County 16.1 1,367 2,661
Marshall County 14.6 1,287 2,511
Copiah County 19.2 1,266 2,904
Yazoo County 24.0 1,250 3,050
Tate County 15.8 1,201 2,642
Newton County 21.0 1,196 2,987
Marion County 19.6 1,152 2,938
Monroe County 12.6 1,146 2,218
Covington County 22.7 1,126 3,026
Attala County 23.1 1,094 3,035
Alcorn County 11.4 1,093 1,968
Pontotoc County 13.4 1,063 2,360
Leake County 18.9 1,058 2,893
Lafayette County 9.5 1,056 1,490
Clay County 19.1 927 2,902
Wayne County 17.1 923 2,772
Jasper County 19.3 917 2,914
Grenada County 16.4 882 2,701
Simpson County 13.3 878 2,344
Winston County 18.5 878 2,877
Prentiss County 13.2 805 2,333
Amite County 23.1 786 3,036
Chickasaw County 18.2 780 2,860
Tippah County 14.3 773 2,489
Union County 11.0 764 1,879
Tallahatchie County 26.8 743 3,097
Clarke County 16.6 732 2,725
Noxubee County 27.2 706 3,102
Walthall County 20.1 676 2,956
Montgomery County 21.0 643 2,986
Tishomingo County 12.7 639 2,243
Stone County 13.9 633 2,430
Itawamba County 10.0 618 1,611
Claiborne County 32.0 607 3,131
George County 11.3 598 1,938
Smith County 14.4 593 2,497
Calhoun County 15.4 577 2,599
Jefferson Davis County 19.2 576 2,905
Humphreys County 26.7 555 3,096
Wilkinson County 28.1 518 3,109
Perry County 15.3 512 2,591
Lawrence County 14.9 506 2,557
Kemper County 22.8 501 3,028
Jefferson County 32.5 484 3,134
Quitman County 25.5 467 3,074
Webster County 17.2 462 2,784
Tunica County 19.6 459 2,936
Yalobusha County 12.1 405 2,122
Greene County 15.1 396 2,570
Benton County 17.9 372 2,832
Choctaw County 16.1 324 2,667
Carroll County 12.0 321 2,093
Franklin County 12.4 259 2,177
Sharkey County 18.1 189 2,848
Issaquena County 33.2 91 3,136
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/20/2021 4:07 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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