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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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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
Holmes County 37.4 1,393 3,140
Issaquena County 33.2 91 3,136
Jefferson County 32.5 484 3,134
Claiborne County 32.0 607 3,131
Leflore County 31.7 1,918 3,130
Washington County 28.5 3,202 3,113
Bolivar County 28.3 2,184 3,112
Adams County 28.2 1,878 3,111
Wilkinson County 28.1 518 3,109
Coahoma County 27.9 1,575 3,108
Noxubee County 27.2 706 3,102
Tallahatchie County 26.8 743 3,097
Humphreys County 26.7 555 3,096
Sunflower County 25.9 1,370 3,082
Pike County 25.9 2,205 3,081
Quitman County 25.5 467 3,074
Yazoo County 24.0 1,250 3,050
Amite County 23.1 786 3,036
Attala County 23.1 1,094 3,035
Kemper County 22.8 501 3,028
Covington County 22.7 1,126 3,026
Newton County 21.0 1,196 2,987
Montgomery County 21.0 643 2,986
Walthall County 20.1 676 2,956
Neshoba County 20.0 1,437 2,953
Marion County 19.6 1,152 2,938
Tunica County 19.6 459 2,936
Scott County 19.5 1,371 2,935
Forrest County 19.5 3,316 2,934
Jasper County 19.3 917 2,914
Jefferson Davis County 19.2 576 2,905
Copiah County 19.2 1,266 2,904
Clay County 19.1 927 2,902
Leake County 18.9 1,058 2,893
Winston County 18.5 878 2,877
Chickasaw County 18.2 780 2,860
Sharkey County 18.1 189 2,848
Benton County 17.9 372 2,832
Webster County 17.2 462 2,784
Jones County 17.2 2,917 2,778
Wayne County 17.1 923 2,772
Warren County 17.1 1,962 2,769
Harrison County 17.0 8,744 2,754
Lincoln County 16.9 1,529 2,749
Clarke County 16.6 732 2,725
Lauderdale County 16.5 3,177 2,702
Grenada County 16.4 882 2,701
Choctaw County 16.1 324 2,667
Oktibbeha County 16.1 1,490 2,664
Lowndes County 16.1 2,356 2,663
Hinds County 16.1 8,879 2,662
Panola County 16.1 1,367 2,661
Tate County 15.8 1,201 2,642
Hancock County 15.8 2,070 2,637
Calhoun County 15.4 577 2,599
Perry County 15.3 512 2,591
Greene County 15.1 396 2,570
Lawrence County 14.9 506 2,557
Marshall County 14.6 1,287 2,511
Smith County 14.4 593 2,497
Tippah County 14.3 773 2,489
Pearl River County 14.3 2,156 2,484
Stone County 13.9 633 2,430
Pontotoc County 13.4 1,063 2,360
Simpson County 13.3 878 2,344
Prentiss County 13.2 805 2,333
Tishomingo County 12.7 639 2,243
Monroe County 12.6 1,146 2,218
Jackson County 12.4 4,294 2,182
Franklin County 12.4 259 2,177
Yalobusha County 12.1 405 2,122
Carroll County 12.0 321 2,093
Lamar County 11.8 1,838 2,051
Alcorn County 11.4 1,093 1,968
Lee County 11.4 2,462 1,963
George County 11.3 598 1,938
Union County 11.0 764 1,879
Itawamba County 10.0 618 1,611
Lafayette County 9.5 1,056 1,490
Madison County 7.0 1,962 784
DeSoto County 6.8 3,111 739
Rankin County 5.5 2,187 433
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/27/2021 7:35 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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