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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
Hyde County 24.4 336 3,056
Scotland County 24.0 2,059 3,047
Robeson County 21.7 6,677 3,004
Halifax County 20.9 2,862 2,984
Richmond County 20.9 2,457 2,982
Edgecombe County 20.3 2,923 2,966
Jones County 19.1 506 2,901
Bladen County 18.8 1,632 2,891
Lenoir County 17.8 2,645 2,826
Columbus County 17.2 2,451 2,785
Bertie County 17.1 810 2,771
Northampton County 17.0 954 2,759
Anson County 16.7 972 2,735
Hertford County 16.7 906 2,732
Alleghany County 16.6 564 2,724
Tyrrell County 16.5 171 2,712
Washington County 16.4 435 2,694
Wayne County 16.3 5,246 2,688
Cleveland County 16.2 3,918 2,680
Hoke County 16.2 1,988 2,673
Vance County 15.8 1,761 2,634
Sampson County 15.6 2,455 2,621
Greene County 15.3 725 2,584
Chowan County 15.3 608 2,583
Duplin County 15.2 2,202 2,577
Cumberland County 14.9 11,648 2,549
Warren County 14.8 681 2,542
Wilson County 14.8 3,020 2,539
Rockingham County 14.7 3,650 2,532
Beaufort County 14.1 1,782 2,454
Pitt County 14.0 5,759 2,445
Martin County 13.8 852 2,416
Wilkes County 12.8 2,417 2,265
Burke County 12.8 3,014 2,264
Caswell County 12.7 833 2,242
Alamance County 12.4 5,170 2,183
McDowell County 12.3 1,611 2,172
Rowan County 12.3 4,419 2,170
Forsyth County 12.2 11,117 2,138
Jackson County 11.9 1,187 2,085
Lee County 11.9 1,813 2,082
Guilford County 11.9 15,388 2,079
Yadkin County 11.8 1,275 2,061
Rutherford County 11.8 2,002 2,053
Perquimans County 11.8 474 2,046
Davidson County 11.7 5,392 2,022
Harnett County 11.6 3,706 2,012
Cherokee County 11.5 976 1,988
Graham County 11.5 251 1,986
Montgomery County 11.5 782 1,985
Swain County 11.5 414 1,980
Caldwell County 11.4 2,576 1,971
Avery County 11.4 492 1,966
Craven County 11.3 3,153 1,957
Stokes County 11.3 1,512 1,951
Nash County 11.3 2,794 1,943
Person County 11.2 1,200 1,929
Granville County 11.1 1,690 1,904
Durham County 11.1 8,099 1,900
Surry County 10.9 2,174 1,862
Yancey County 10.9 555 1,854
Randolph County 10.8 4,176 1,832
Gates County 10.8 346 1,817
Pasquotank County 10.8 1,059 1,809
Gaston County 10.6 6,004 1,785
Macon County 10.5 1,079 1,755
Onslow County 10.5 4,796 1,745
Davie County 10.4 1,208 1,732
Transylvania County 10.4 1,036 1,723
Ashe County 10.4 818 1,716
Haywood County 10.3 1,769 1,700
Alexander County 10.1 1,033 1,649
Franklin County 9.4 1,730 1,466
Catawba County 9.3 3,927 1,443
Watauga County 9.3 1,068 1,440
Pender County 9.2 1,351 1,416
Johnston County 9.2 4,645 1,414
New Hanover County 9.0 4,879 1,367
Clay County 9.0 308 1,352
Lincoln County 8.9 2,112 1,329
Stanly County 8.7 1,437 1,267
Mitchell County 8.4 340 1,202
Iredell County 8.4 3,966 1,171
Mecklenburg County 8.4 20,998 1,168
Pamlico County 8.3 299 1,164
Madison County 8.0 436 1,083
Brunswick County 7.7 2,967 1,015
Polk County 7.7 430 1,014
Buncombe County 7.5 4,720 957
Moore County 7.4 1,907 902
Henderson County 7.3 2,349 888
Carteret County 7.3 1,403 880
Cabarrus County 7.1 3,748 809
Chatham County 7.0 1,408 788
Currituck County 6.8 508 744
Camden County 6.6 209 694
Dare County 6.6 680 688
Wake County 5.9 15,728 510
Union County 5.8 3,576 505
Orange County 5.2 1,660 367
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/27/2021 6:51 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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