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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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United States 9.5 7,541,196 N/A
North Carolina 10.6 274,254 37 of 52
Orange County 5.2 1,660 367
Union County 5.8 3,576 505
Wake County 5.9 15,728 510
Dare County 6.6 680 688
Camden County 6.6 209 694
Currituck County 6.8 508 744
Chatham County 7.0 1,408 788
Cabarrus County 7.1 3,748 809
Carteret County 7.3 1,403 880
Henderson County 7.3 2,349 888
Moore County 7.4 1,907 902
Buncombe County 7.5 4,720 957
Polk County 7.7 430 1,014
Brunswick County 7.7 2,967 1,015
Madison County 8.0 436 1,083
Pamlico County 8.3 299 1,164
Mecklenburg County 8.4 20,998 1,168
Iredell County 8.4 3,966 1,171
Mitchell County 8.4 340 1,202
Stanly County 8.7 1,437 1,267
Lincoln County 8.9 2,112 1,329
Clay County 9.0 308 1,352
New Hanover County 9.0 4,879 1,367
Johnston County 9.2 4,645 1,414
Pender County 9.2 1,351 1,416
Watauga County 9.3 1,068 1,440
Catawba County 9.3 3,927 1,443
Franklin County 9.4 1,730 1,466
Alexander County 10.1 1,033 1,649
Haywood County 10.3 1,769 1,700
Ashe County 10.4 818 1,716
Transylvania County 10.4 1,036 1,723
Davie County 10.4 1,208 1,732
Onslow County 10.5 4,796 1,745
Macon County 10.5 1,079 1,755
Gaston County 10.6 6,004 1,785
Pasquotank County 10.8 1,059 1,809
Gates County 10.8 346 1,817
Randolph County 10.8 4,176 1,832
Yancey County 10.9 555 1,854
Surry County 10.9 2,174 1,862
Durham County 11.1 8,099 1,900
Granville County 11.1 1,690 1,904
Person County 11.2 1,200 1,929
Nash County 11.3 2,794 1,943
Stokes County 11.3 1,512 1,951
Craven County 11.3 3,153 1,957
Avery County 11.4 492 1,966
Caldwell County 11.4 2,576 1,971
Swain County 11.5 414 1,980
Montgomery County 11.5 782 1,985
Graham County 11.5 251 1,986
Cherokee County 11.5 976 1,988
Harnett County 11.6 3,706 2,012
Davidson County 11.7 5,392 2,022
Perquimans County 11.8 474 2,046
Rutherford County 11.8 2,002 2,053
Yadkin County 11.8 1,275 2,061
Guilford County 11.9 15,388 2,079
Lee County 11.9 1,813 2,082
Jackson County 11.9 1,187 2,085
Forsyth County 12.2 11,117 2,138
Rowan County 12.3 4,419 2,170
McDowell County 12.3 1,611 2,172
Alamance County 12.4 5,170 2,183
Caswell County 12.7 833 2,242
Burke County 12.8 3,014 2,264
Wilkes County 12.8 2,417 2,265
Martin County 13.8 852 2,416
Pitt County 14.0 5,759 2,445
Beaufort County 14.1 1,782 2,454
Rockingham County 14.7 3,650 2,532
Wilson County 14.8 3,020 2,539
Warren County 14.8 681 2,542
Cumberland County 14.9 11,648 2,549
Duplin County 15.2 2,202 2,577
Chowan County 15.3 608 2,583
Greene County 15.3 725 2,584
Sampson County 15.6 2,455 2,621
Vance County 15.8 1,761 2,634
Hoke County 16.2 1,988 2,673
Cleveland County 16.2 3,918 2,680
Wayne County 16.3 5,246 2,688
Washington County 16.4 435 2,694
Tyrrell County 16.5 171 2,712
Alleghany County 16.6 564 2,724
Hertford County 16.7 906 2,732
Anson County 16.7 972 2,735
Northampton County 17.0 954 2,759
Bertie County 17.1 810 2,771
Columbus County 17.2 2,451 2,785
Lenoir County 17.8 2,645 2,826
Bladen County 18.8 1,632 2,891
Jones County 19.1 506 2,901
Edgecombe County 20.3 2,923 2,966
Richmond County 20.9 2,457 2,982
Halifax County 20.9 2,862 2,984
Robeson County 21.7 6,677 3,004
Scotland County 24.0 2,059 3,047
Hyde County 24.4 336 3,056
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/20/2021 3:27 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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