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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
Rankin County 5.5 2,187 433
DeSoto County 6.8 3,111 739
Madison County 7.0 1,962 784
Lafayette County 9.5 1,056 1,490
Itawamba County 10.0 618 1,611
Union County 11.0 764 1,879
George County 11.3 598 1,938
Lee County 11.4 2,462 1,963
Alcorn County 11.4 1,093 1,968
Lamar County 11.8 1,838 2,051
Carroll County 12.0 321 2,093
Yalobusha County 12.1 405 2,122
Franklin County 12.4 259 2,177
Jackson County 12.4 4,294 2,182
Monroe County 12.6 1,146 2,218
Tishomingo County 12.7 639 2,243
Prentiss County 13.2 805 2,333
Simpson County 13.3 878 2,344
Pontotoc County 13.4 1,063 2,360
Stone County 13.9 633 2,430
Pearl River County 14.3 2,156 2,484
Tippah County 14.3 773 2,489
Smith County 14.4 593 2,497
Marshall County 14.6 1,287 2,511
Lawrence County 14.9 506 2,557
Greene County 15.1 396 2,570
Perry County 15.3 512 2,591
Calhoun County 15.4 577 2,599
Hancock County 15.8 2,070 2,637
Tate County 15.8 1,201 2,642
Panola County 16.1 1,367 2,661
Hinds County 16.1 8,879 2,662
Lowndes County 16.1 2,356 2,663
Oktibbeha County 16.1 1,490 2,664
Choctaw County 16.1 324 2,667
Grenada County 16.4 882 2,701
Lauderdale County 16.5 3,177 2,702
Clarke County 16.6 732 2,725
Lincoln County 16.9 1,529 2,749
Harrison County 17.0 8,744 2,754
Warren County 17.1 1,962 2,769
Wayne County 17.1 923 2,772
Jones County 17.2 2,917 2,778
Webster County 17.2 462 2,784
Benton County 17.9 372 2,832
Sharkey County 18.1 189 2,848
Chickasaw County 18.2 780 2,860
Winston County 18.5 878 2,877
Leake County 18.9 1,058 2,893
Clay County 19.1 927 2,902
Copiah County 19.2 1,266 2,904
Jefferson Davis County 19.2 576 2,905
Jasper County 19.3 917 2,914
Forrest County 19.5 3,316 2,934
Scott County 19.5 1,371 2,935
Tunica County 19.6 459 2,936
Marion County 19.6 1,152 2,938
Neshoba County 20.0 1,437 2,953
Walthall County 20.1 676 2,956
Montgomery County 21.0 643 2,986
Newton County 21.0 1,196 2,987
Covington County 22.7 1,126 3,026
Kemper County 22.8 501 3,028
Attala County 23.1 1,094 3,035
Amite County 23.1 786 3,036
Yazoo County 24.0 1,250 3,050
Quitman County 25.5 467 3,074
Pike County 25.9 2,205 3,081
Sunflower County 25.9 1,370 3,082
Humphreys County 26.7 555 3,096
Tallahatchie County 26.8 743 3,097
Noxubee County 27.2 706 3,102
Coahoma County 27.9 1,575 3,108
Wilkinson County 28.1 518 3,109
Adams County 28.2 1,878 3,111
Bolivar County 28.3 2,184 3,112
Washington County 28.5 3,202 3,113
Leflore County 31.7 1,918 3,130
Claiborne County 32.0 607 3,131
Jefferson County 32.5 484 3,134
Issaquena County 33.2 91 3,136
Holmes County 37.4 1,393 3,140
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/20/2021 4:16 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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