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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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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
Holmes County 42.4 7,202 3,138
Claiborne County 41.0 3,419 3,136
Jefferson County 37.6 2,530 3,127
Leflore County 36.8 10,260 3,126
Humphreys County 36.4 3,020 3,123
Issaquena County 36.0 383 3,121
Quitman County 35.6 2,497 3,118
Bolivar County 35.0 10,593 3,114
Coahoma County 34.8 7,882 3,112
Wilkinson County 34.7 2,673 3,109
Washington County 33.9 15,399 3,103
Pike County 33.0 12,637 3,094
Noxubee County 32.5 3,406 3,091
Yazoo County 31.8 7,503 3,085
Sunflower County 31.7 6,937 3,083
Tallahatchie County 31.7 3,713 3,082
Adams County 31.5 9,052 3,081
Oktibbeha County 30.1 13,499 3,060
Kemper County 28.5 2,579 3,037
Sharkey County 27.4 1,178 3,008
Montgomery County 27.1 2,686 3,000
Attala County 26.7 4,834 2,987
Amite County 26.7 3,281 2,986
Leake County 26.4 5,824 2,978
Forrest County 26.0 18,604 2,967
Neshoba County 25.6 7,388 2,958
Newton County 25.6 5,305 2,957
Clay County 25.5 4,941 2,954
Scott County 25.5 7,141 2,953
Marion County 25.5 6,193 2,950
Jefferson Davis County 24.9 2,781 2,922
Covington County 24.2 4,515 2,888
Copiah County 24.0 6,611 2,875
Tunica County 24.0 2,322 2,874
Walthall County 24.0 3,431 2,873
Winston County 23.1 4,104 2,815
Jasper County 22.3 3,661 2,760
Webster County 22.2 2,136 2,754
Lafayette County 22.1 10,788 2,737
Prentiss County 21.9 5,275 2,722
Jones County 21.7 14,483 2,709
Calhoun County 21.6 3,066 2,703
Hinds County 21.3 48,955 2,688
Grenada County 21.1 4,362 2,669
Lincoln County 21.0 7,094 2,663
Lauderdale County 20.8 15,181 2,647
Warren County 20.6 9,487 2,623
Chickasaw County 20.6 3,441 2,617
Wayne County 20.5 4,136 2,609
Lowndes County 20.4 11,722 2,604
Panola County 20.3 6,877 2,586
Benton County 20.3 1,652 2,583
Harrison County 20.1 39,981 2,570
Tippah County 20.0 4,321 2,557
Choctaw County 19.9 1,600 2,549
Stone County 19.8 3,466 2,543
Tishomingo County 19.7 3,787 2,537
Simpson County 19.4 5,098 2,494
Clarke County 19.1 2,997 2,472
Perry County 19.0 2,254 2,457
Smith County 18.9 3,002 2,435
Marshall County 18.8 6,275 2,422
Lawrence County 18.6 2,352 2,394
Hancock County 18.5 8,619 2,361
Greene County 18.4 1,801 2,356
Yalobusha County 18.4 2,234 2,346
Lamar County 18.3 11,217 2,332
Tate County 18.1 4,775 2,298
Monroe County 17.4 6,125 2,211
George County 17.2 4,018 2,171
Pearl River County 17.1 9,188 2,150
Carroll County 17.0 1,676 2,138
Jackson County 16.2 22,794 1,978
Pontotoc County 16.2 5,055 1,976
Union County 15.1 4,255 1,772
Franklin County 15.1 1,153 1,766
Alcorn County 15.0 5,440 1,745
Lee County 14.6 12,254 1,653
Itawamba County 13.5 3,021 1,430
Madison County 9.6 9,883 580
DeSoto County 9.2 16,261 505
Rankin County 8.3 12,245 351
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 09/27/2021 12:06 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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