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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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Mississippi 20.3 585,786 51 of 52
United States 13.4 42,510,843 N/A
Adams County 31.5 9,052 3,081
Alcorn County 15.0 5,440 1,745
Amite County 26.7 3,281 2,986
Attala County 26.7 4,834 2,987
Benton County 20.3 1,652 2,583
Bolivar County 35.0 10,593 3,114
Calhoun County 21.6 3,066 2,703
Carroll County 17.0 1,676 2,138
Chickasaw County 20.6 3,441 2,617
Choctaw County 19.9 1,600 2,549
Claiborne County 41.0 3,419 3,136
Clarke County 19.1 2,997 2,472
Clay County 25.5 4,941 2,954
Coahoma County 34.8 7,882 3,112
Copiah County 24.0 6,611 2,875
Covington County 24.2 4,515 2,888
DeSoto County 9.2 16,261 505
Forrest County 26.0 18,604 2,967
Franklin County 15.1 1,153 1,766
George County 17.2 4,018 2,171
Greene County 18.4 1,801 2,356
Grenada County 21.1 4,362 2,669
Hancock County 18.5 8,619 2,361
Harrison County 20.1 39,981 2,570
Hinds County 21.3 48,955 2,688
Holmes County 42.4 7,202 3,138
Humphreys County 36.4 3,020 3,123
Issaquena County 36.0 383 3,121
Itawamba County 13.5 3,021 1,430
Jackson County 16.2 22,794 1,978
Jasper County 22.3 3,661 2,760
Jefferson County 37.6 2,530 3,127
Jefferson Davis County 24.9 2,781 2,922
Jones County 21.7 14,483 2,709
Kemper County 28.5 2,579 3,037
Lafayette County 22.1 10,788 2,737
Lamar County 18.3 11,217 2,332
Lauderdale County 20.8 15,181 2,647
Lawrence County 18.6 2,352 2,394
Leake County 26.4 5,824 2,978
Lee County 14.6 12,254 1,653
Leflore County 36.8 10,260 3,126
Lincoln County 21.0 7,094 2,663
Lowndes County 20.4 11,722 2,604
Madison County 9.6 9,883 580
Marion County 25.5 6,193 2,950
Marshall County 18.8 6,275 2,422
Monroe County 17.4 6,125 2,211
Montgomery County 27.1 2,686 3,000
Neshoba County 25.6 7,388 2,958
Newton County 25.6 5,305 2,957
Noxubee County 32.5 3,406 3,091
Oktibbeha County 30.1 13,499 3,060
Panola County 20.3 6,877 2,586
Pearl River County 17.1 9,188 2,150
Perry County 19.0 2,254 2,457
Pike County 33.0 12,637 3,094
Pontotoc County 16.2 5,055 1,976
Prentiss County 21.9 5,275 2,722
Quitman County 35.6 2,497 3,118
Rankin County 8.3 12,245 351
Scott County 25.5 7,141 2,953
Sharkey County 27.4 1,178 3,008
Simpson County 19.4 5,098 2,494
Smith County 18.9 3,002 2,435
Stone County 19.8 3,466 2,543
Sunflower County 31.7 6,937 3,083
Tallahatchie County 31.7 3,713 3,082
Tate County 18.1 4,775 2,298
Tippah County 20.0 4,321 2,557
Tishomingo County 19.7 3,787 2,537
Tunica County 24.0 2,322 2,874
Union County 15.1 4,255 1,772
Walthall County 24.0 3,431 2,873
Warren County 20.6 9,487 2,623
Washington County 33.9 15,399 3,103
Wayne County 20.5 4,136 2,609
Webster County 22.2 2,136 2,754
Wilkinson County 34.7 2,673 3,109
Winston County 23.1 4,104 2,815
Yalobusha County 18.4 2,234 2,346
Yazoo County 31.8 7,503 3,085
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 12/06/2021 9:03 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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