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Demographic Data Report for Mississippi by County
Poverty: Persons below poverty
All Ages, All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes
2015-2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Data
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People (Below Poverty)
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Rank within US
(of 3146 counties)
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Mississippi 20.3 585,786 51 of 52
United States 13.4 42,510,843 N/A
Issaquena County 36.0 383 3,121
Franklin County 15.1 1,153 1,766
Sharkey County 27.4 1,178 3,008
Choctaw County 19.9 1,600 2,549
Benton County 20.3 1,652 2,583
Carroll County 17.0 1,676 2,138
Greene County 18.4 1,801 2,356
Webster County 22.2 2,136 2,754
Yalobusha County 18.4 2,234 2,346
Perry County 19.0 2,254 2,457
Tunica County 24.0 2,322 2,874
Lawrence County 18.6 2,352 2,394
Quitman County 35.6 2,497 3,118
Jefferson County 37.6 2,530 3,127
Kemper County 28.5 2,579 3,037
Wilkinson County 34.7 2,673 3,109
Montgomery County 27.1 2,686 3,000
Jefferson Davis County 24.9 2,781 2,922
Clarke County 19.1 2,997 2,472
Smith County 18.9 3,002 2,435
Humphreys County 36.4 3,020 3,123
Itawamba County 13.5 3,021 1,430
Calhoun County 21.6 3,066 2,703
Amite County 26.7 3,281 2,986
Noxubee County 32.5 3,406 3,091
Claiborne County 41.0 3,419 3,136
Walthall County 24.0 3,431 2,873
Chickasaw County 20.6 3,441 2,617
Stone County 19.8 3,466 2,543
Jasper County 22.3 3,661 2,760
Tallahatchie County 31.7 3,713 3,082
Tishomingo County 19.7 3,787 2,537
George County 17.2 4,018 2,171
Winston County 23.1 4,104 2,815
Wayne County 20.5 4,136 2,609
Union County 15.1 4,255 1,772
Tippah County 20.0 4,321 2,557
Grenada County 21.1 4,362 2,669
Covington County 24.2 4,515 2,888
Tate County 18.1 4,775 2,298
Attala County 26.7 4,834 2,987
Clay County 25.5 4,941 2,954
Pontotoc County 16.2 5,055 1,976
Simpson County 19.4 5,098 2,494
Prentiss County 21.9 5,275 2,722
Newton County 25.6 5,305 2,957
Alcorn County 15.0 5,440 1,745
Leake County 26.4 5,824 2,978
Monroe County 17.4 6,125 2,211
Marion County 25.5 6,193 2,950
Marshall County 18.8 6,275 2,422
Copiah County 24.0 6,611 2,875
Panola County 20.3 6,877 2,586
Sunflower County 31.7 6,937 3,083
Lincoln County 21.0 7,094 2,663
Scott County 25.5 7,141 2,953
Holmes County 42.4 7,202 3,138
Neshoba County 25.6 7,388 2,958
Yazoo County 31.8 7,503 3,085
Coahoma County 34.8 7,882 3,112
Hancock County 18.5 8,619 2,361
Adams County 31.5 9,052 3,081
Pearl River County 17.1 9,188 2,150
Warren County 20.6 9,487 2,623
Madison County 9.6 9,883 580
Leflore County 36.8 10,260 3,126
Bolivar County 35.0 10,593 3,114
Lafayette County 22.1 10,788 2,737
Lamar County 18.3 11,217 2,332
Lowndes County 20.4 11,722 2,604
Rankin County 8.3 12,245 351
Lee County 14.6 12,254 1,653
Pike County 33.0 12,637 3,094
Oktibbeha County 30.1 13,499 3,060
Jones County 21.7 14,483 2,709
Lauderdale County 20.8 15,181 2,647
Washington County 33.9 15,399 3,103
DeSoto County 9.2 16,261 505
Forrest County 26.0 18,604 2,967
Jackson County 16.2 22,794 1,978
Harrison County 20.1 39,981 2,570
Hinds County 21.3 48,955 2,688
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 11/27/2021 1:10 am.
Source: Demographic data provided by the Census Bureau and the American Community Survey.
For more information about Poverty: Persons 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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