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