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Demographic Data Report for Missouri by County
Poverty: Persons below poverty
All Ages, All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes
2017-2021 American Community Survey 5-Year Data
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People (Below Poverty)
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Rank within US
(of 3143 counties)
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Missouri 12.8 762,023 31 of 52
United States 12.6 40,661,636 N/A
Pemiscot County 27.5 4,324 3,038
Oregon County 25.4 2,211 2,974
Wayne County 23.6 2,623 2,903
Howell County 23.5 9,170 2,890
Shannon County 23.4 1,614 2,887
Mississippi County 23.4 2,679 2,886
Adair County 22.9 5,258 2,862
Barton County 22.1 2,553 2,811
Dunklin County 22.1 6,142 2,808
Carter County 22.0 1,151 2,796
Ozark County 21.9 1,865 2,787
Iron County 21.7 2,011 2,777
Douglas County 21.3 2,493 2,747
Ripley County 21.3 2,316 2,745
Butler County 21.3 8,820 2,742
Dallas County 21.1 3,530 2,728
Nodaway County 20.7 3,877 2,695
Morgan County 20.0 4,093 2,641
Wright County 19.7 3,516 2,612
St. Louis City 19.6 57,869 2,606
New Madrid County 19.6 3,178 2,603
Washington County 19.2 4,350 2,563
Texas County 19.1 4,478 2,555
Lewis County 18.9 1,748 2,532
Phelps County 18.8 7,809 2,519
Cedar County 18.5 2,584 2,484
Benton County 18.4 3,525 2,482
McDonald County 18.1 4,167 2,431
Barry County 17.9 6,086 2,404
Jasper County 17.9 21,396 2,395
Marion County 17.8 4,850 2,384
Dade County 17.5 1,306 2,345
Stoddard County 17.2 4,892 2,301
Caldwell County 17.2 1,479 2,300
Dent County 16.9 2,430 2,246
Boone County 16.8 29,091 2,238
Audrain County 16.8 3,981 2,230
St. Francois County 16.7 10,228 2,218
Bates County 16.7 2,619 2,205
Harrison County 16.6 1,343 2,198
Crawford County 16.5 3,768 2,187
Pike County 16.5 2,646 2,181
Scott County 16.4 6,134 2,156
Lawrence County 16.2 6,075 2,130
Randolph County 16.2 3,710 2,125
Vernon County 16.1 3,070 2,113
Grundy County 16.1 1,543 2,112
Pettis County 16.1 6,775 2,108
Polk County 15.9 4,755 2,081
Buchanan County 15.9 12,968 2,077
Maries County 15.8 1,329 2,069
Laclede County 15.7 5,574 2,052
Sullivan County 15.7 918 2,048
Worth County 15.7 308 2,040
Reynolds County 15.6 934 2,027
Linn County 15.5 1,837 2,017
Hickory County 15.4 1,286 1,999
Monroe County 15.4 1,311 1,991
Montgomery County 15.2 1,684 1,960
Gentry County 15.2 922 1,940
Henry County 15.1 3,253 1,923
St. Clair County 15.1 1,340 1,917
Greene County 14.9 42,557 1,889
Miller County 14.9 3,598 1,876
Newton County 14.7 8,469 1,835
Webster County 14.7 5,550 1,831
Taney County 14.6 7,911 1,828
Pulaski County 14.6 6,391 1,811
Cape Girardeau County 14.4 11,231 1,788
Shelby County 14.4 841 1,780
Stone County 14.4 4,403 1,778
Knox County 14.3 532 1,761
Bollinger County 13.9 1,482 1,678
Saline County 13.6 2,966 1,606
Mercer County 13.5 474 1,595
Jackson County 13.4 94,238 1,562
Camden County 13.3 5,636 1,545
Clark County 13.2 867 1,508
Chariton County 13.2 947 1,504
Cooper County 13.0 2,063 1,466
Ralls County 12.7 1,307 1,405
Daviess County 12.4 1,019 1,324
Putnam County 12.1 559 1,251
Johnson County 11.8 5,833 1,159
Atchison County 11.7 609 1,137
Madison County 11.6 1,436 1,124
Moniteau County 11.5 1,655 1,091
Livingston County 11.1 1,539 1,017
Macon County 11.1 1,664 1,014
Scotland County 10.9 510 976
Ray County 10.8 2,460 939
Lincoln County 10.7 6,155 918
Warren County 10.7 3,688 916
Holt County 10.6 445 909
Schuyler County 10.5 428 875
DeKalb County 10.3 904 839
Lafayette County 10.3 3,309 819
Carroll County 10.2 866 809
Gasconade County 10.2 1,484 801
Ste. Genevieve County 10.2 1,836 787
Callaway County 10.0 4,070 766
Clinton County 9.9 2,035 732
Howard County 9.8 919 704
St. Louis County 9.6 93,987 655
Cole County 9.5 6,907 638
Perry County 9.5 1,766 629
Christian County 9.4 8,120 610
Franklin County 9.3 9,582 600
Jefferson County 8.7 19,450 496
Clay County 8.2 20,213 410
Osage County 8.2 1,070 406
Cass County 7.7 8,118 329
Andrew County 7.4 1,322 297
Platte County 6.0 6,221 127
St. Charles County 4.7 18,586 44
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/04/2023 12:34 am.
Source: Demographic data provided by the Census Bureau and the American Community Survey.
For more information about Poverty: Persons below poverty, see the dictionary.
Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.

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