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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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United States 13.4 42,510,843 N/A
Mississippi 20.3 585,786 51 of 52
Rankin County 8.3 12,245 351
DeSoto County 9.2 16,261 505
Madison County 9.6 9,883 580
Itawamba County 13.5 3,021 1,430
Lee County 14.6 12,254 1,653
Alcorn County 15.0 5,440 1,745
Franklin County 15.1 1,153 1,766
Union County 15.1 4,255 1,772
Pontotoc County 16.2 5,055 1,976
Jackson County 16.2 22,794 1,978
Carroll County 17.0 1,676 2,138
Pearl River County 17.1 9,188 2,150
George County 17.2 4,018 2,171
Monroe County 17.4 6,125 2,211
Tate County 18.1 4,775 2,298
Lamar County 18.3 11,217 2,332
Yalobusha County 18.4 2,234 2,346
Greene County 18.4 1,801 2,356
Hancock County 18.5 8,619 2,361
Lawrence County 18.6 2,352 2,394
Marshall County 18.8 6,275 2,422
Smith County 18.9 3,002 2,435
Perry County 19.0 2,254 2,457
Clarke County 19.1 2,997 2,472
Simpson County 19.4 5,098 2,494
Tishomingo County 19.7 3,787 2,537
Stone County 19.8 3,466 2,543
Choctaw County 19.9 1,600 2,549
Tippah County 20.0 4,321 2,557
Harrison County 20.1 39,981 2,570
Benton County 20.3 1,652 2,583
Panola County 20.3 6,877 2,586
Lowndes County 20.4 11,722 2,604
Wayne County 20.5 4,136 2,609
Chickasaw County 20.6 3,441 2,617
Warren County 20.6 9,487 2,623
Lauderdale County 20.8 15,181 2,647
Lincoln County 21.0 7,094 2,663
Grenada County 21.1 4,362 2,669
Hinds County 21.3 48,955 2,688
Calhoun County 21.6 3,066 2,703
Jones County 21.7 14,483 2,709
Prentiss County 21.9 5,275 2,722
Lafayette County 22.1 10,788 2,737
Webster County 22.2 2,136 2,754
Jasper County 22.3 3,661 2,760
Winston County 23.1 4,104 2,815
Walthall County 24.0 3,431 2,873
Tunica County 24.0 2,322 2,874
Copiah County 24.0 6,611 2,875
Covington County 24.2 4,515 2,888
Jefferson Davis County 24.9 2,781 2,922
Marion County 25.5 6,193 2,950
Scott County 25.5 7,141 2,953
Clay County 25.5 4,941 2,954
Newton County 25.6 5,305 2,957
Neshoba County 25.6 7,388 2,958
Forrest County 26.0 18,604 2,967
Leake County 26.4 5,824 2,978
Amite County 26.7 3,281 2,986
Attala County 26.7 4,834 2,987
Montgomery County 27.1 2,686 3,000
Sharkey County 27.4 1,178 3,008
Kemper County 28.5 2,579 3,037
Oktibbeha County 30.1 13,499 3,060
Adams County 31.5 9,052 3,081
Tallahatchie County 31.7 3,713 3,082
Sunflower County 31.7 6,937 3,083
Yazoo County 31.8 7,503 3,085
Noxubee County 32.5 3,406 3,091
Pike County 33.0 12,637 3,094
Washington County 33.9 15,399 3,103
Wilkinson County 34.7 2,673 3,109
Coahoma County 34.8 7,882 3,112
Bolivar County 35.0 10,593 3,114
Quitman County 35.6 2,497 3,118
Issaquena County 36.0 383 3,121
Humphreys County 36.4 3,020 3,123
Leflore County 36.8 10,260 3,126
Jefferson County 37.6 2,530 3,127
Claiborne County 41.0 3,419 3,136
Holmes County 42.4 7,202 3,138
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 01/30/2023 4:53 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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