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Demographic Data Report for Mississippi by County
Poverty: Persons below 150% of poverty
All Ages, All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes
2015-2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Data
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People (<150% Of Poverty)
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Rank within US
(of 3146 counties)
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Mississippi 31.9 921,198 51 of 52
United States 22.0 69,762,719 N/A
Holmes County 59.1 10,048 3,141
Claiborne County 55.9 4,653 3,136
Humphreys County 54.9 4,560 3,133
Quitman County 53.5 3,754 3,127
Leflore County 52.9 14,762 3,123
Sharkey County 52.4 2,253 3,121
Coahoma County 52.0 11,795 3,120
Wilkinson County 51.2 3,950 3,118
Jefferson County 49.8 3,350 3,110
Bolivar County 49.4 14,984 3,106
Washington County 49.0 22,270 3,104
Kemper County 48.1 4,350 3,097
Issaquena County 46.5 494 3,089
Tallahatchie County 46.4 5,443 3,088
Sunflower County 45.8 10,012 3,081
Yazoo County 45.8 10,790 3,080
Pike County 44.2 16,934 3,066
Adams County 44.0 12,621 3,060
Noxubee County 43.1 4,521 3,041
Oktibbeha County 42.0 18,812 3,022
Walthall County 41.5 5,930 3,017
Scott County 41.5 11,595 3,016
Prentiss County 41.0 9,884 3,004
Clay County 40.9 7,909 2,997
Neshoba County 40.3 11,614 2,980
Jefferson Davis County 40.0 4,459 2,973
Leake County 39.8 8,780 2,967
Marion County 39.8 9,651 2,966
Montgomery County 39.1 3,873 2,947
Covington County 38.9 7,264 2,940
Chickasaw County 38.4 6,429 2,926
Newton County 37.9 7,851 2,903
Amite County 37.7 4,638 2,894
Attala County 37.7 6,829 2,893
Tippah County 37.6 8,144 2,890
Panola County 37.4 12,679 2,880
Perry County 37.3 4,421 2,878
Forrest County 36.8 26,369 2,852
Tunica County 36.6 3,541 2,845
Jasper County 35.7 5,870 2,797
Calhoun County 35.3 5,021 2,775
Winston County 35.1 6,229 2,753
Tishomingo County 34.8 6,676 2,728
Copiah County 34.6 9,517 2,708
Jones County 33.9 22,616 2,667
Lauderdale County 33.6 24,522 2,656
Hinds County 33.5 77,027 2,645
Warren County 33.3 15,319 2,631
Stone County 32.9 5,762 2,604
Alcorn County 32.4 11,754 2,555
Webster County 32.3 3,104 2,537
Wayne County 32.1 6,491 2,521
Franklin County 32.1 2,455 2,520
Choctaw County 32.0 2,575 2,502
Yalobusha County 32.0 3,885 2,501
Lincoln County 31.4 10,616 2,461
Marshall County 31.4 10,459 2,459
Grenada County 31.2 6,470 2,437
Harrison County 31.1 61,947 2,423
Lawrence County 31.0 3,908 2,409
Monroe County 31.0 10,869 2,406
Simpson County 30.9 8,142 2,400
Smith County 30.9 4,914 2,399
Pontotoc County 30.9 9,670 2,397
George County 30.6 7,140 2,367
Lafayette County 30.6 14,936 2,359
Carroll County 29.9 2,948 2,293
Lowndes County 29.4 16,855 2,238
Benton County 29.3 2,387 2,228
Tate County 29.0 7,665 2,193
Hancock County 28.4 13,252 2,128
Clarke County 27.7 4,334 2,043
Pearl River County 27.0 14,478 1,942
Lamar County 26.9 16,507 1,926
Itawamba County 26.7 5,970 1,893
Union County 26.2 7,387 1,831
Jackson County 25.2 35,444 1,681
Greene County 24.0 2,347 1,504
Lee County 24.0 20,133 1,502
Madison County 17.2 17,716 529
Rankin County 17.0 25,038 500
DeSoto County 16.1 28,627 403
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 09/26/2022 2:14 am.
Source: Demographic data provided by the Census Bureau and the American Community Survey.
For more information about Poverty: Persons below 150% of 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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