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Demographic Data Report for North Carolina by County
Poverty: Persons below poverty
All Ages, All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes
2015-2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Data
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Rank within US
(of 3146 counties)
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North Carolina 14.7 1,467,591 37 of 52
United States 13.4 42,510,843 N/A
Tyrrell County 22.5 749 2,777
Camden County 9.2 969 510
Hyde County 24.3 1,125 2,897
Graham County 17.1 1,428 2,143
Pamlico County 12.6 1,509 1,239
Clay County 13.9 1,513 1,501
Gates County 13.5 1,548 1,423
Mitchell County 13.0 1,886 1,306
Polk County 9.8 1,992 625
Perquimans County 15.1 2,008 1,781
Avery County 15.1 2,123 1,771
Chowan County 16.0 2,207 1,938
Jones County 24.5 2,333 2,910
Swain County 17.5 2,455 2,212
Currituck County 9.5 2,479 556
Alleghany County 23.4 2,552 2,842
Washington County 22.3 2,612 2,759
Yancey County 16.4 2,883 2,016
Dare County 9.0 3,230 457
Madison County 16.4 3,342 2,011
Warren County 19.8 3,751 2,541
Caswell County 18.1 3,928 2,304
Northampton County 20.7 3,941 2,631
Bertie County 23.2 4,181 2,819
Greene County 22.9 4,255 2,803
Ashe County 16.3 4,317 2,002
Martin County 19.7 4,463 2,539
Anson County 19.5 4,499 2,513
Cherokee County 16.7 4,593 2,067
Montgomery County 17.7 4,621 2,245
Transylvania County 14.3 4,679 1,601
Hertford County 21.9 4,786 2,725
Alexander County 13.6 4,870 1,446
Macon County 15.4 5,323 1,847
Yadkin County 15.4 5,731 1,835
Pasquotank County 15.7 5,800 1,893
Davie County 13.9 5,835 1,517
Stokes County 13.8 6,229 1,484
Person County 16.1 6,237 1,958
Chatham County 10.2 7,169 700
Carteret County 10.7 7,238 805
Jackson County 18.7 7,296 2,398
McDowell County 16.8 7,402 2,088
Stanly County 12.9 7,659 1,286
Bladen County 24.3 8,008 2,896
Granville County 14.3 8,031 1,594
Haywood County 13.4 8,087 1,406
Pender County 14.1 8,334 1,562
Franklin County 13.2 8,523 1,347
Beaufort County 18.6 8,689 2,390
Scotland County 27.3 8,897 3,004
Vance County 20.8 9,138 2,648
Lee County 16.1 9,565 1,964
Lincoln County 12.1 9,916 1,111
Hoke County 20.4 10,605 2,594
Moore County 11.3 10,878 935
Richmond County 25.2 10,935 2,931
Surry County 16.4 11,651 2,028
Rutherford County 17.9 11,712 2,276
Wilkes County 17.7 11,929 2,244
Columbus County 22.8 12,101 2,802
Caldwell County 15.1 12,196 1,776
Edgecombe County 23.7 12,317 2,859
Duplin County 21.2 12,375 2,681
Henderson County 10.9 12,408 858
Watauga County 25.3 12,415 2,941
Lenoir County 23.2 12,836 2,822
Halifax County 25.8 12,864 2,963
Sampson County 20.9 13,059 2,652
Nash County 15.2 13,944 1,789
Craven County 15.2 14,773 1,806
Brunswick County 11.8 15,402 1,042
Burke County 18.1 15,784 2,302
Wilson County 20.3 16,217 2,590
Rockingham County 18.1 16,267 2,314
Orange County 13.7 18,266 1,468
Union County 8.2 18,784 343
Iredell County 10.9 18,982 857
Cleveland County 20.4 19,391 2,596
Harnett County 15.8 20,331 1,906
Catawba County 13.2 20,460 1,358
Cabarrus County 10.2 20,920 713
Randolph County 15.2 21,457 1,799
Rowan County 15.9 21,660 1,932
Onslow County 13.2 23,065 1,357
Wayne County 20.2 24,383 2,581
Johnston County 12.5 24,414 1,223
Davidson County 15.4 25,091 1,843
Alamance County 16.1 25,621 1,969
Buncombe County 12.2 30,542 1,142
Gaston County 14.5 31,210 1,616
New Hanover County 16.0 35,410 1,946
Robeson County 27.7 35,706 3,015
Pitt County 22.9 39,314 2,809
Durham County 15.2 45,221 1,794
Cumberland County 18.4 58,132 2,344
Forsyth County 16.8 61,366 2,104
Guilford County 15.8 80,528 1,909
Wake County 9.1 95,198 486
Mecklenburg County 11.6 122,537 990
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 12/01/2021 4:57 am.
Source: Demographic data provided by the Census Bureau and the American Community Survey.
For more information about Poverty: Persons 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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