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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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County
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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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North Carolina 10.6 274,254 37 of 52
United States 9.5 7,541,196 N/A
Alamance County 12.4 5,170 2,183
Alexander County 10.1 1,033 1,649
Alleghany County 16.6 564 2,724
Anson County 16.7 972 2,735
Ashe County 10.4 818 1,716
Avery County 11.4 492 1,966
Beaufort County 14.1 1,782 2,454
Bertie County 17.1 810 2,771
Bladen County 18.8 1,632 2,891
Brunswick County 7.7 2,967 1,015
Buncombe County 7.5 4,720 957
Burke County 12.8 3,014 2,264
Cabarrus County 7.1 3,748 809
Caldwell County 11.4 2,576 1,971
Camden County 6.6 209 694
Carteret County 7.3 1,403 880
Caswell County 12.7 833 2,242
Catawba County 9.3 3,927 1,443
Chatham County 7.0 1,408 788
Cherokee County 11.5 976 1,988
Chowan County 15.3 608 2,583
Clay County 9.0 308 1,352
Cleveland County 16.2 3,918 2,680
Columbus County 17.2 2,451 2,785
Craven County 11.3 3,153 1,957
Cumberland County 14.9 11,648 2,549
Currituck County 6.8 508 744
Dare County 6.6 680 688
Davidson County 11.7 5,392 2,022
Davie County 10.4 1,208 1,732
Duplin County 15.2 2,202 2,577
Durham County 11.1 8,099 1,900
Edgecombe County 20.3 2,923 2,966
Forsyth County 12.2 11,117 2,138
Franklin County 9.4 1,730 1,466
Gaston County 10.6 6,004 1,785
Gates County 10.8 346 1,817
Graham County 11.5 251 1,986
Granville County 11.1 1,690 1,904
Greene County 15.3 725 2,584
Guilford County 11.9 15,388 2,079
Halifax County 20.9 2,862 2,984
Harnett County 11.6 3,706 2,012
Haywood County 10.3 1,769 1,700
Henderson County 7.3 2,349 888
Hertford County 16.7 906 2,732
Hoke County 16.2 1,988 2,673
Hyde County 24.4 336 3,056
Iredell County 8.4 3,966 1,171
Jackson County 11.9 1,187 2,085
Johnston County 9.2 4,645 1,414
Jones County 19.1 506 2,901
Lee County 11.9 1,813 2,082
Lenoir County 17.8 2,645 2,826
Lincoln County 8.9 2,112 1,329
Macon County 10.5 1,079 1,755
Madison County 8.0 436 1,083
Martin County 13.8 852 2,416
McDowell County 12.3 1,611 2,172
Mecklenburg County 8.4 20,998 1,168
Mitchell County 8.4 340 1,202
Montgomery County 11.5 782 1,985
Moore County 7.4 1,907 902
Nash County 11.3 2,794 1,943
New Hanover County 9.0 4,879 1,367
Northampton County 17.0 954 2,759
Onslow County 10.5 4,796 1,745
Orange County 5.2 1,660 367
Pamlico County 8.3 299 1,164
Pasquotank County 10.8 1,059 1,809
Pender County 9.2 1,351 1,416
Perquimans County 11.8 474 2,046
Person County 11.2 1,200 1,929
Pitt County 14.0 5,759 2,445
Polk County 7.7 430 1,014
Randolph County 10.8 4,176 1,832
Richmond County 20.9 2,457 2,982
Robeson County 21.7 6,677 3,004
Rockingham County 14.7 3,650 2,532
Rowan County 12.3 4,419 2,170
Rutherford County 11.8 2,002 2,053
Sampson County 15.6 2,455 2,621
Scotland County 24.0 2,059 3,047
Stanly County 8.7 1,437 1,267
Stokes County 11.3 1,512 1,951
Surry County 10.9 2,174 1,862
Swain County 11.5 414 1,980
Transylvania County 10.4 1,036 1,723
Tyrrell County 16.5 171 2,712
Union County 5.8 3,576 505
Vance County 15.8 1,761 2,634
Wake County 5.9 15,728 510
Warren County 14.8 681 2,542
Washington County 16.4 435 2,694
Watauga County 9.3 1,068 1,440
Wayne County 16.3 5,246 2,688
Wilkes County 12.8 2,417 2,265
Wilson County 14.8 3,020 2,539
Yadkin County 11.8 1,275 2,061
Yancey County 10.9 555 1,854
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/20/2021 4:17 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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