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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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Value (Percent)
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Families (Below Poverty)
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Rank within US
(of 3146 counties)
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United States 9.5 7,541,196 N/A
North Carolina 10.6 274,254 37 of 52
Mecklenburg County 8.4 20,998 1,168
Wake County 5.9 15,728 510
Guilford County 11.9 15,388 2,079
Cumberland County 14.9 11,648 2,549
Forsyth County 12.2 11,117 2,138
Durham County 11.1 8,099 1,900
Robeson County 21.7 6,677 3,004
Gaston County 10.6 6,004 1,785
Pitt County 14.0 5,759 2,445
Davidson County 11.7 5,392 2,022
Wayne County 16.3 5,246 2,688
Alamance County 12.4 5,170 2,183
New Hanover County 9.0 4,879 1,367
Onslow County 10.5 4,796 1,745
Buncombe County 7.5 4,720 957
Johnston County 9.2 4,645 1,414
Rowan County 12.3 4,419 2,170
Randolph County 10.8 4,176 1,832
Iredell County 8.4 3,966 1,171
Catawba County 9.3 3,927 1,443
Cleveland County 16.2 3,918 2,680
Cabarrus County 7.1 3,748 809
Harnett County 11.6 3,706 2,012
Rockingham County 14.7 3,650 2,532
Union County 5.8 3,576 505
Craven County 11.3 3,153 1,957
Wilson County 14.8 3,020 2,539
Burke County 12.8 3,014 2,264
Brunswick County 7.7 2,967 1,015
Edgecombe County 20.3 2,923 2,966
Halifax County 20.9 2,862 2,984
Nash County 11.3 2,794 1,943
Lenoir County 17.8 2,645 2,826
Caldwell County 11.4 2,576 1,971
Richmond County 20.9 2,457 2,982
Sampson County 15.6 2,455 2,621
Columbus County 17.2 2,451 2,785
Wilkes County 12.8 2,417 2,265
Henderson County 7.3 2,349 888
Duplin County 15.2 2,202 2,577
Surry County 10.9 2,174 1,862
Lincoln County 8.9 2,112 1,329
Scotland County 24.0 2,059 3,047
Rutherford County 11.8 2,002 2,053
Hoke County 16.2 1,988 2,673
Moore County 7.4 1,907 902
Lee County 11.9 1,813 2,082
Beaufort County 14.1 1,782 2,454
Haywood County 10.3 1,769 1,700
Vance County 15.8 1,761 2,634
Franklin County 9.4 1,730 1,466
Granville County 11.1 1,690 1,904
Orange County 5.2 1,660 367
Bladen County 18.8 1,632 2,891
McDowell County 12.3 1,611 2,172
Stokes County 11.3 1,512 1,951
Stanly County 8.7 1,437 1,267
Chatham County 7.0 1,408 788
Carteret County 7.3 1,403 880
Pender County 9.2 1,351 1,416
Yadkin County 11.8 1,275 2,061
Davie County 10.4 1,208 1,732
Person County 11.2 1,200 1,929
Jackson County 11.9 1,187 2,085
Macon County 10.5 1,079 1,755
Watauga County 9.3 1,068 1,440
Pasquotank County 10.8 1,059 1,809
Transylvania County 10.4 1,036 1,723
Alexander County 10.1 1,033 1,649
Cherokee County 11.5 976 1,988
Anson County 16.7 972 2,735
Northampton County 17.0 954 2,759
Hertford County 16.7 906 2,732
Martin County 13.8 852 2,416
Caswell County 12.7 833 2,242
Ashe County 10.4 818 1,716
Bertie County 17.1 810 2,771
Montgomery County 11.5 782 1,985
Greene County 15.3 725 2,584
Warren County 14.8 681 2,542
Dare County 6.6 680 688
Chowan County 15.3 608 2,583
Alleghany County 16.6 564 2,724
Yancey County 10.9 555 1,854
Currituck County 6.8 508 744
Jones County 19.1 506 2,901
Avery County 11.4 492 1,966
Perquimans County 11.8 474 2,046
Madison County 8.0 436 1,083
Washington County 16.4 435 2,694
Polk County 7.7 430 1,014
Swain County 11.5 414 1,980
Gates County 10.8 346 1,817
Mitchell County 8.4 340 1,202
Hyde County 24.4 336 3,056
Clay County 9.0 308 1,352
Pamlico County 8.3 299 1,164
Graham County 11.5 251 1,986
Camden County 6.6 209 694
Tyrrell County 16.5 171 2,712
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/20/2021 3:19 am.
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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