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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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Mississippi 15.5 113,813 51 of 52
United States 9.5 7,541,196 N/A
Adams County 28.2 1,878 3,111
Alcorn County 11.4 1,093 1,968
Amite County 23.1 786 3,036
Attala County 23.1 1,094 3,035
Benton County 17.9 372 2,832
Bolivar County 28.3 2,184 3,112
Calhoun County 15.4 577 2,599
Carroll County 12.0 321 2,093
Chickasaw County 18.2 780 2,860
Choctaw County 16.1 324 2,667
Claiborne County 32.0 607 3,131
Clarke County 16.6 732 2,725
Clay County 19.1 927 2,902
Coahoma County 27.9 1,575 3,108
Copiah County 19.2 1,266 2,904
Covington County 22.7 1,126 3,026
DeSoto County 6.8 3,111 739
Forrest County 19.5 3,316 2,934
Franklin County 12.4 259 2,177
George County 11.3 598 1,938
Greene County 15.1 396 2,570
Grenada County 16.4 882 2,701
Hancock County 15.8 2,070 2,637
Harrison County 17.0 8,744 2,754
Hinds County 16.1 8,879 2,662
Holmes County 37.4 1,393 3,140
Humphreys County 26.7 555 3,096
Issaquena County 33.2 91 3,136
Itawamba County 10.0 618 1,611
Jackson County 12.4 4,294 2,182
Jasper County 19.3 917 2,914
Jefferson County 32.5 484 3,134
Jefferson Davis County 19.2 576 2,905
Jones County 17.2 2,917 2,778
Kemper County 22.8 501 3,028
Lafayette County 9.5 1,056 1,490
Lamar County 11.8 1,838 2,051
Lauderdale County 16.5 3,177 2,702
Lawrence County 14.9 506 2,557
Leake County 18.9 1,058 2,893
Lee County 11.4 2,462 1,963
Leflore County 31.7 1,918 3,130
Lincoln County 16.9 1,529 2,749
Lowndes County 16.1 2,356 2,663
Madison County 7.0 1,962 784
Marion County 19.6 1,152 2,938
Marshall County 14.6 1,287 2,511
Monroe County 12.6 1,146 2,218
Montgomery County 21.0 643 2,986
Neshoba County 20.0 1,437 2,953
Newton County 21.0 1,196 2,987
Noxubee County 27.2 706 3,102
Oktibbeha County 16.1 1,490 2,664
Panola County 16.1 1,367 2,661
Pearl River County 14.3 2,156 2,484
Perry County 15.3 512 2,591
Pike County 25.9 2,205 3,081
Pontotoc County 13.4 1,063 2,360
Prentiss County 13.2 805 2,333
Quitman County 25.5 467 3,074
Rankin County 5.5 2,187 433
Scott County 19.5 1,371 2,935
Sharkey County 18.1 189 2,848
Simpson County 13.3 878 2,344
Smith County 14.4 593 2,497
Stone County 13.9 633 2,430
Sunflower County 25.9 1,370 3,082
Tallahatchie County 26.8 743 3,097
Tate County 15.8 1,201 2,642
Tippah County 14.3 773 2,489
Tishomingo County 12.7 639 2,243
Tunica County 19.6 459 2,936
Union County 11.0 764 1,879
Walthall County 20.1 676 2,956
Warren County 17.1 1,962 2,769
Washington County 28.5 3,202 3,113
Wayne County 17.1 923 2,772
Webster County 17.2 462 2,784
Wilkinson County 28.1 518 3,109
Winston County 18.5 878 2,877
Yalobusha County 12.1 405 2,122
Yazoo County 24.0 1,250 3,050
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/22/2021 3:04 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.
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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