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Demographic Data Report for North Carolina by County
Poverty: Families below poverty
All Ages, All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes
2015-2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Data
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Families (Below Poverty)
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Rank within US
(of 3146 counties)
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North Carolina 10.6 274,254 37 of 52
United States 9.5 7,541,196 N/A
Tyrrell County 16.5 171 2,712
Camden County 6.6 209 694
Graham County 11.5 251 1,986
Pamlico County 8.3 299 1,164
Clay County 9.0 308 1,352
Hyde County 24.4 336 3,056
Mitchell County 8.4 340 1,202
Gates County 10.8 346 1,817
Swain County 11.5 414 1,980
Polk County 7.7 430 1,014
Washington County 16.4 435 2,694
Madison County 8.0 436 1,083
Perquimans County 11.8 474 2,046
Avery County 11.4 492 1,966
Jones County 19.1 506 2,901
Currituck County 6.8 508 744
Yancey County 10.9 555 1,854
Alleghany County 16.6 564 2,724
Chowan County 15.3 608 2,583
Dare County 6.6 680 688
Warren County 14.8 681 2,542
Greene County 15.3 725 2,584
Montgomery County 11.5 782 1,985
Bertie County 17.1 810 2,771
Ashe County 10.4 818 1,716
Caswell County 12.7 833 2,242
Martin County 13.8 852 2,416
Hertford County 16.7 906 2,732
Northampton County 17.0 954 2,759
Anson County 16.7 972 2,735
Cherokee County 11.5 976 1,988
Alexander County 10.1 1,033 1,649
Transylvania County 10.4 1,036 1,723
Pasquotank County 10.8 1,059 1,809
Watauga County 9.3 1,068 1,440
Macon County 10.5 1,079 1,755
Jackson County 11.9 1,187 2,085
Person County 11.2 1,200 1,929
Davie County 10.4 1,208 1,732
Yadkin County 11.8 1,275 2,061
Pender County 9.2 1,351 1,416
Carteret County 7.3 1,403 880
Chatham County 7.0 1,408 788
Stanly County 8.7 1,437 1,267
Stokes County 11.3 1,512 1,951
McDowell County 12.3 1,611 2,172
Bladen County 18.8 1,632 2,891
Orange County 5.2 1,660 367
Granville County 11.1 1,690 1,904
Franklin County 9.4 1,730 1,466
Vance County 15.8 1,761 2,634
Haywood County 10.3 1,769 1,700
Beaufort County 14.1 1,782 2,454
Lee County 11.9 1,813 2,082
Moore County 7.4 1,907 902
Hoke County 16.2 1,988 2,673
Rutherford County 11.8 2,002 2,053
Scotland County 24.0 2,059 3,047
Lincoln County 8.9 2,112 1,329
Surry County 10.9 2,174 1,862
Duplin County 15.2 2,202 2,577
Henderson County 7.3 2,349 888
Wilkes County 12.8 2,417 2,265
Columbus County 17.2 2,451 2,785
Sampson County 15.6 2,455 2,621
Richmond County 20.9 2,457 2,982
Caldwell County 11.4 2,576 1,971
Lenoir County 17.8 2,645 2,826
Nash County 11.3 2,794 1,943
Halifax County 20.9 2,862 2,984
Edgecombe County 20.3 2,923 2,966
Brunswick County 7.7 2,967 1,015
Burke County 12.8 3,014 2,264
Wilson County 14.8 3,020 2,539
Craven County 11.3 3,153 1,957
Union County 5.8 3,576 505
Rockingham County 14.7 3,650 2,532
Harnett County 11.6 3,706 2,012
Cabarrus County 7.1 3,748 809
Cleveland County 16.2 3,918 2,680
Catawba County 9.3 3,927 1,443
Iredell County 8.4 3,966 1,171
Randolph County 10.8 4,176 1,832
Rowan County 12.3 4,419 2,170
Johnston County 9.2 4,645 1,414
Buncombe County 7.5 4,720 957
Onslow County 10.5 4,796 1,745
New Hanover County 9.0 4,879 1,367
Alamance County 12.4 5,170 2,183
Wayne County 16.3 5,246 2,688
Davidson County 11.7 5,392 2,022
Pitt County 14.0 5,759 2,445
Gaston County 10.6 6,004 1,785
Robeson County 21.7 6,677 3,004
Durham County 11.1 8,099 1,900
Forsyth County 12.2 11,117 2,138
Cumberland County 14.9 11,648 2,549
Guilford County 11.9 15,388 2,079
Wake County 5.9 15,728 510
Mecklenburg County 8.4 20,998 1,168
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 12/05/2021 3:49 pm.
Source: Demographic data provided by the Census Bureau and the American Community Survey.
For more information about Poverty: Families 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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