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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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County
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Value (Percent)
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People (Below Poverty)
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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
Alamance County 16.1 25,621 1,969
Alexander County 13.6 4,870 1,446
Alleghany County 23.4 2,552 2,842
Anson County 19.5 4,499 2,513
Ashe County 16.3 4,317 2,002
Avery County 15.1 2,123 1,771
Beaufort County 18.6 8,689 2,390
Bertie County 23.2 4,181 2,819
Bladen County 24.3 8,008 2,896
Brunswick County 11.8 15,402 1,042
Buncombe County 12.2 30,542 1,142
Burke County 18.1 15,784 2,302
Cabarrus County 10.2 20,920 713
Caldwell County 15.1 12,196 1,776
Camden County 9.2 969 510
Carteret County 10.7 7,238 805
Caswell County 18.1 3,928 2,304
Catawba County 13.2 20,460 1,358
Chatham County 10.2 7,169 700
Cherokee County 16.7 4,593 2,067
Chowan County 16.0 2,207 1,938
Clay County 13.9 1,513 1,501
Cleveland County 20.4 19,391 2,596
Columbus County 22.8 12,101 2,802
Craven County 15.2 14,773 1,806
Cumberland County 18.4 58,132 2,344
Currituck County 9.5 2,479 556
Dare County 9.0 3,230 457
Davidson County 15.4 25,091 1,843
Davie County 13.9 5,835 1,517
Duplin County 21.2 12,375 2,681
Durham County 15.2 45,221 1,794
Edgecombe County 23.7 12,317 2,859
Forsyth County 16.8 61,366 2,104
Franklin County 13.2 8,523 1,347
Gaston County 14.5 31,210 1,616
Gates County 13.5 1,548 1,423
Graham County 17.1 1,428 2,143
Granville County 14.3 8,031 1,594
Greene County 22.9 4,255 2,803
Guilford County 15.8 80,528 1,909
Halifax County 25.8 12,864 2,963
Harnett County 15.8 20,331 1,906
Haywood County 13.4 8,087 1,406
Henderson County 10.9 12,408 858
Hertford County 21.9 4,786 2,725
Hoke County 20.4 10,605 2,594
Hyde County 24.3 1,125 2,897
Iredell County 10.9 18,982 857
Jackson County 18.7 7,296 2,398
Johnston County 12.5 24,414 1,223
Jones County 24.5 2,333 2,910
Lee County 16.1 9,565 1,964
Lenoir County 23.2 12,836 2,822
Lincoln County 12.1 9,916 1,111
Macon County 15.4 5,323 1,847
Madison County 16.4 3,342 2,011
Martin County 19.7 4,463 2,539
McDowell County 16.8 7,402 2,088
Mecklenburg County 11.6 122,537 990
Mitchell County 13.0 1,886 1,306
Montgomery County 17.7 4,621 2,245
Moore County 11.3 10,878 935
Nash County 15.2 13,944 1,789
New Hanover County 16.0 35,410 1,946
Northampton County 20.7 3,941 2,631
Onslow County 13.2 23,065 1,357
Orange County 13.7 18,266 1,468
Pamlico County 12.6 1,509 1,239
Pasquotank County 15.7 5,800 1,893
Pender County 14.1 8,334 1,562
Perquimans County 15.1 2,008 1,781
Person County 16.1 6,237 1,958
Pitt County 22.9 39,314 2,809
Polk County 9.8 1,992 625
Randolph County 15.2 21,457 1,799
Richmond County 25.2 10,935 2,931
Robeson County 27.7 35,706 3,015
Rockingham County 18.1 16,267 2,314
Rowan County 15.9 21,660 1,932
Rutherford County 17.9 11,712 2,276
Sampson County 20.9 13,059 2,652
Scotland County 27.3 8,897 3,004
Stanly County 12.9 7,659 1,286
Stokes County 13.8 6,229 1,484
Surry County 16.4 11,651 2,028
Swain County 17.5 2,455 2,212
Transylvania County 14.3 4,679 1,601
Tyrrell County 22.5 749 2,777
Union County 8.2 18,784 343
Vance County 20.8 9,138 2,648
Wake County 9.1 95,198 486
Warren County 19.8 3,751 2,541
Washington County 22.3 2,612 2,759
Watauga County 25.3 12,415 2,941
Wayne County 20.2 24,383 2,581
Wilkes County 17.7 11,929 2,244
Wilson County 20.3 16,217 2,590
Yadkin County 15.4 5,731 1,835
Yancey County 16.4 2,883 2,016
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 08/16/2022 12:45 pm.
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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