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Demographic Data Report for North Carolina by County
Poverty: Persons below poverty
All Ages, All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes
2017-2021 American Community Survey 5-Year Data
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People (Below Poverty)
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Rank within US
(of 3143 counties)
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United States 12.6 40,661,636 N/A
North Carolina 13.7 1,379,672 38 of 52
Camden County 6.2 646 152
Dare County 6.8 2,483 209
Union County 7.2 16,712 258
Currituck County 8.3 2,274 430
Wake County 8.5 93,182 455
Cabarrus County 9.4 20,594 615
Polk County 9.5 1,824 642
Moore County 9.7 9,398 681
Carteret County 9.7 6,493 697
Iredell County 9.8 17,801 708
Brunswick County 10.2 13,576 804
Henderson County 10.4 11,856 849
Chatham County 10.5 7,810 871
Mecklenburg County 10.6 114,598 888
Lincoln County 10.7 9,082 919
Buncombe County 10.9 28,397 966
Franklin County 11.3 7,480 1,051
Alexander County 11.5 4,056 1,106
Haywood County 12.4 7,541 1,315
Pender County 12.5 7,354 1,351
Johnston County 12.5 26,252 1,364
Orange County 12.6 17,024 1,367
Davie County 12.6 5,317 1,369
Catawba County 12.8 20,118 1,424
Mitchell County 13.0 1,889 1,450
Perquimans County 13.1 1,688 1,481
Transylvania County 13.1 4,187 1,482
Pasquotank County 13.1 4,926 1,484
Gaston County 13.1 29,172 1,492
Durham County 13.2 40,371 1,507
Avery County 13.3 1,947 1,535
Onslow County 13.3 23,993 1,541
Stanly County 13.3 8,037 1,546
Graham County 13.4 1,067 1,553
Caldwell County 13.4 10,658 1,558
New Hanover County 13.6 29,750 1,619
Madison County 13.8 2,811 1,661
McDowell County 13.8 6,011 1,664
Gates County 13.9 1,457 1,681
Ashe County 14.0 3,675 1,691
Craven County 14.2 13,598 1,732
Clay County 14.2 1,549 1,737
Pamlico County 14.3 1,653 1,756
Alamance County 14.4 23,671 1,777
Granville County 14.4 8,327 1,781
Davidson County 14.5 24,111 1,804
Guilford County 14.5 75,142 1,809
Nash County 14.7 13,630 1,841
Yancey County 14.7 2,686 1,846
Stokes County 14.8 6,486 1,857
Harnett County 14.9 19,394 1,892
Randolph County 15.1 21,467 1,924
Lee County 15.1 9,290 1,935
Yadkin County 15.4 5,685 1,998
Montgomery County 15.6 3,877 2,022
Forsyth County 15.6 57,871 2,032
Macon County 16.3 5,925 2,153
Surry County 16.6 11,691 2,196
Tyrrell County 16.7 449 2,215
Rowan County 16.8 23,768 2,224
Cherokee County 16.9 4,757 2,249
Caswell County 17.1 3,698 2,279
Wilkes County 17.3 11,293 2,318
Hoke County 17.9 9,060 2,398
Cumberland County 18.0 57,149 2,418
Burke County 18.1 15,490 2,435
Duplin County 18.2 8,958 2,440
Rockingham County 18.2 16,265 2,451
Rutherford County 18.2 11,572 2,453
Anson County 18.3 3,822 2,461
Person County 18.3 7,078 2,464
Cleveland County 18.3 17,794 2,467
Wayne County 18.6 21,389 2,496
Swain County 18.7 2,614 2,504
Beaufort County 18.7 8,290 2,505
Wilson County 18.9 14,610 2,530
Jackson County 19.2 7,551 2,570
Warren County 19.4 3,511 2,580
Vance County 19.4 8,208 2,592
Martin County 19.8 4,326 2,620
Pitt County 20.7 33,838 2,693
Hertford County 20.8 4,114 2,700
Northampton County 20.8 3,575 2,702
Jones County 20.8 1,929 2,708
Columbus County 21.0 10,245 2,721
Greene County 21.4 3,884 2,754
Sampson County 21.4 12,543 2,755
Alleghany County 21.5 2,321 2,761
Chowan County 22.0 2,975 2,797
Edgecombe County 22.8 11,164 2,853
Watauga County 23.2 11,203 2,877
Lenoir County 23.3 12,650 2,884
Bertie County 24.0 4,035 2,920
Hyde County 24.2 1,023 2,924
Washington County 24.2 2,675 2,927
Bladen County 24.6 7,300 2,938
Richmond County 25.0 10,484 2,953
Scotland County 26.1 8,429 3,000
Halifax County 26.2 12,615 3,010
Robeson County 27.3 31,458 3,033
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 07/15/2024 6:31 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.
Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.

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