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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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North Carolina 13.7 1,379,672 38 of 52
United States 12.6 40,661,636 N/A
Robeson County 27.3 31,458 3,033
Halifax County 26.2 12,615 3,010
Scotland County 26.1 8,429 3,000
Richmond County 25.0 10,484 2,953
Bladen County 24.6 7,300 2,938
Washington County 24.2 2,675 2,927
Hyde County 24.2 1,023 2,924
Bertie County 24.0 4,035 2,920
Lenoir County 23.3 12,650 2,884
Watauga County 23.2 11,203 2,877
Edgecombe County 22.8 11,164 2,853
Chowan County 22.0 2,975 2,797
Alleghany County 21.5 2,321 2,761
Sampson County 21.4 12,543 2,755
Greene County 21.4 3,884 2,754
Columbus County 21.0 10,245 2,721
Jones County 20.8 1,929 2,708
Northampton County 20.8 3,575 2,702
Hertford County 20.8 4,114 2,700
Pitt County 20.7 33,838 2,693
Martin County 19.8 4,326 2,620
Vance County 19.4 8,208 2,592
Warren County 19.4 3,511 2,580
Jackson County 19.2 7,551 2,570
Wilson County 18.9 14,610 2,530
Beaufort County 18.7 8,290 2,505
Swain County 18.7 2,614 2,504
Wayne County 18.6 21,389 2,496
Cleveland County 18.3 17,794 2,467
Person County 18.3 7,078 2,464
Anson County 18.3 3,822 2,461
Rutherford County 18.2 11,572 2,453
Rockingham County 18.2 16,265 2,451
Duplin County 18.2 8,958 2,440
Burke County 18.1 15,490 2,435
Cumberland County 18.0 57,149 2,418
Hoke County 17.9 9,060 2,398
Wilkes County 17.3 11,293 2,318
Caswell County 17.1 3,698 2,279
Cherokee County 16.9 4,757 2,249
Rowan County 16.8 23,768 2,224
Tyrrell County 16.7 449 2,215
Surry County 16.6 11,691 2,196
Macon County 16.3 5,925 2,153
Forsyth County 15.6 57,871 2,032
Montgomery County 15.6 3,877 2,022
Yadkin County 15.4 5,685 1,998
Lee County 15.1 9,290 1,935
Randolph County 15.1 21,467 1,924
Harnett County 14.9 19,394 1,892
Stokes County 14.8 6,486 1,857
Yancey County 14.7 2,686 1,846
Nash County 14.7 13,630 1,841
Guilford County 14.5 75,142 1,809
Davidson County 14.5 24,111 1,804
Granville County 14.4 8,327 1,781
Alamance County 14.4 23,671 1,777
Pamlico County 14.3 1,653 1,756
Clay County 14.2 1,549 1,737
Craven County 14.2 13,598 1,732
Ashe County 14.0 3,675 1,691
Gates County 13.9 1,457 1,681
McDowell County 13.8 6,011 1,664
Madison County 13.8 2,811 1,661
New Hanover County 13.6 29,750 1,619
Caldwell County 13.4 10,658 1,558
Graham County 13.4 1,067 1,553
Stanly County 13.3 8,037 1,546
Onslow County 13.3 23,993 1,541
Avery County 13.3 1,947 1,535
Durham County 13.2 40,371 1,507
Gaston County 13.1 29,172 1,492
Pasquotank County 13.1 4,926 1,484
Transylvania County 13.1 4,187 1,482
Perquimans County 13.1 1,688 1,481
Mitchell County 13.0 1,889 1,450
Catawba County 12.8 20,118 1,424
Davie County 12.6 5,317 1,369
Orange County 12.6 17,024 1,367
Johnston County 12.5 26,252 1,364
Pender County 12.5 7,354 1,351
Haywood County 12.4 7,541 1,315
Alexander County 11.5 4,056 1,106
Franklin County 11.3 7,480 1,051
Buncombe County 10.9 28,397 966
Lincoln County 10.7 9,082 919
Mecklenburg County 10.6 114,598 888
Chatham County 10.5 7,810 871
Henderson County 10.4 11,856 849
Brunswick County 10.2 13,576 804
Iredell County 9.8 17,801 708
Carteret County 9.7 6,493 697
Moore County 9.7 9,398 681
Polk County 9.5 1,824 642
Cabarrus County 9.4 20,594 615
Wake County 8.5 93,182 455
Currituck County 8.3 2,274 430
Union County 7.2 16,712 258
Dare County 6.8 2,483 209
Camden County 6.2 646 152
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 02/23/2024 8:15 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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