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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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United States 13.4 42,510,843 N/A
North Carolina 14.7 1,467,591 37 of 52
Yancey County 16.4 2,883 2,016
Yadkin County 15.4 5,731 1,835
Wilson County 20.3 16,217 2,590
Wilkes County 17.7 11,929 2,244
Wayne County 20.2 24,383 2,581
Watauga County 25.3 12,415 2,941
Washington County 22.3 2,612 2,759
Warren County 19.8 3,751 2,541
Wake County 9.1 95,198 486
Vance County 20.8 9,138 2,648
Union County 8.2 18,784 343
Tyrrell County 22.5 749 2,777
Transylvania County 14.3 4,679 1,601
Swain County 17.5 2,455 2,212
Surry County 16.4 11,651 2,028
Stokes County 13.8 6,229 1,484
Stanly County 12.9 7,659 1,286
Scotland County 27.3 8,897 3,004
Sampson County 20.9 13,059 2,652
Rutherford County 17.9 11,712 2,276
Rowan County 15.9 21,660 1,932
Rockingham County 18.1 16,267 2,314
Robeson County 27.7 35,706 3,015
Richmond County 25.2 10,935 2,931
Randolph County 15.2 21,457 1,799
Polk County 9.8 1,992 625
Pitt County 22.9 39,314 2,809
Person County 16.1 6,237 1,958
Perquimans County 15.1 2,008 1,781
Pender County 14.1 8,334 1,562
Pasquotank County 15.7 5,800 1,893
Pamlico County 12.6 1,509 1,239
Orange County 13.7 18,266 1,468
Onslow County 13.2 23,065 1,357
Northampton County 20.7 3,941 2,631
New Hanover County 16.0 35,410 1,946
Nash County 15.2 13,944 1,789
Moore County 11.3 10,878 935
Montgomery County 17.7 4,621 2,245
Mitchell County 13.0 1,886 1,306
Mecklenburg County 11.6 122,537 990
McDowell County 16.8 7,402 2,088
Martin County 19.7 4,463 2,539
Madison County 16.4 3,342 2,011
Macon County 15.4 5,323 1,847
Lincoln County 12.1 9,916 1,111
Lenoir County 23.2 12,836 2,822
Lee County 16.1 9,565 1,964
Jones County 24.5 2,333 2,910
Johnston County 12.5 24,414 1,223
Jackson County 18.7 7,296 2,398
Iredell County 10.9 18,982 857
Hyde County 24.3 1,125 2,897
Hoke County 20.4 10,605 2,594
Hertford County 21.9 4,786 2,725
Henderson County 10.9 12,408 858
Haywood County 13.4 8,087 1,406
Harnett County 15.8 20,331 1,906
Halifax County 25.8 12,864 2,963
Guilford County 15.8 80,528 1,909
Greene County 22.9 4,255 2,803
Granville County 14.3 8,031 1,594
Graham County 17.1 1,428 2,143
Gates County 13.5 1,548 1,423
Gaston County 14.5 31,210 1,616
Franklin County 13.2 8,523 1,347
Forsyth County 16.8 61,366 2,104
Edgecombe County 23.7 12,317 2,859
Durham County 15.2 45,221 1,794
Duplin County 21.2 12,375 2,681
Davie County 13.9 5,835 1,517
Davidson County 15.4 25,091 1,843
Dare County 9.0 3,230 457
Currituck County 9.5 2,479 556
Cumberland County 18.4 58,132 2,344
Craven County 15.2 14,773 1,806
Columbus County 22.8 12,101 2,802
Cleveland County 20.4 19,391 2,596
Clay County 13.9 1,513 1,501
Chowan County 16.0 2,207 1,938
Cherokee County 16.7 4,593 2,067
Chatham County 10.2 7,169 700
Catawba County 13.2 20,460 1,358
Caswell County 18.1 3,928 2,304
Carteret County 10.7 7,238 805
Camden County 9.2 969 510
Caldwell County 15.1 12,196 1,776
Cabarrus County 10.2 20,920 713
Burke County 18.1 15,784 2,302
Buncombe County 12.2 30,542 1,142
Brunswick County 11.8 15,402 1,042
Bladen County 24.3 8,008 2,896
Bertie County 23.2 4,181 2,819
Beaufort County 18.6 8,689 2,390
Avery County 15.1 2,123 1,771
Ashe County 16.3 4,317 2,002
Anson County 19.5 4,499 2,513
Alleghany County 23.4 2,552 2,842
Alexander County 13.6 4,870 1,446
Alamance County 16.1 25,621 1,969
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 09/26/2022 7:43 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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