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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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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
Union County 8.2 18,784 343
Dare County 9.0 3,230 457
Wake County 9.1 95,198 486
Camden County 9.2 969 510
Currituck County 9.5 2,479 556
Polk County 9.8 1,992 625
Chatham County 10.2 7,169 700
Cabarrus County 10.2 20,920 713
Carteret County 10.7 7,238 805
Iredell County 10.9 18,982 857
Henderson County 10.9 12,408 858
Moore County 11.3 10,878 935
Mecklenburg County 11.6 122,537 990
Brunswick County 11.8 15,402 1,042
Lincoln County 12.1 9,916 1,111
Buncombe County 12.2 30,542 1,142
Johnston County 12.5 24,414 1,223
Pamlico County 12.6 1,509 1,239
Stanly County 12.9 7,659 1,286
Mitchell County 13.0 1,886 1,306
Franklin County 13.2 8,523 1,347
Onslow County 13.2 23,065 1,357
Catawba County 13.2 20,460 1,358
Haywood County 13.4 8,087 1,406
Gates County 13.5 1,548 1,423
Alexander County 13.6 4,870 1,446
Orange County 13.7 18,266 1,468
Stokes County 13.8 6,229 1,484
Clay County 13.9 1,513 1,501
Davie County 13.9 5,835 1,517
Pender County 14.1 8,334 1,562
Granville County 14.3 8,031 1,594
Transylvania County 14.3 4,679 1,601
Gaston County 14.5 31,210 1,616
Avery County 15.1 2,123 1,771
Caldwell County 15.1 12,196 1,776
Perquimans County 15.1 2,008 1,781
Nash County 15.2 13,944 1,789
Durham County 15.2 45,221 1,794
Randolph County 15.2 21,457 1,799
Craven County 15.2 14,773 1,806
Yadkin County 15.4 5,731 1,835
Davidson County 15.4 25,091 1,843
Macon County 15.4 5,323 1,847
Pasquotank County 15.7 5,800 1,893
Harnett County 15.8 20,331 1,906
Guilford County 15.8 80,528 1,909
Rowan County 15.9 21,660 1,932
Chowan County 16.0 2,207 1,938
New Hanover County 16.0 35,410 1,946
Person County 16.1 6,237 1,958
Lee County 16.1 9,565 1,964
Alamance County 16.1 25,621 1,969
Ashe County 16.3 4,317 2,002
Madison County 16.4 3,342 2,011
Yancey County 16.4 2,883 2,016
Surry County 16.4 11,651 2,028
Cherokee County 16.7 4,593 2,067
McDowell County 16.8 7,402 2,088
Forsyth County 16.8 61,366 2,104
Graham County 17.1 1,428 2,143
Swain County 17.5 2,455 2,212
Wilkes County 17.7 11,929 2,244
Montgomery County 17.7 4,621 2,245
Rutherford County 17.9 11,712 2,276
Burke County 18.1 15,784 2,302
Caswell County 18.1 3,928 2,304
Rockingham County 18.1 16,267 2,314
Cumberland County 18.4 58,132 2,344
Beaufort County 18.6 8,689 2,390
Jackson County 18.7 7,296 2,398
Anson County 19.5 4,499 2,513
Martin County 19.7 4,463 2,539
Warren County 19.8 3,751 2,541
Wayne County 20.2 24,383 2,581
Wilson County 20.3 16,217 2,590
Hoke County 20.4 10,605 2,594
Cleveland County 20.4 19,391 2,596
Northampton County 20.7 3,941 2,631
Vance County 20.8 9,138 2,648
Sampson County 20.9 13,059 2,652
Duplin County 21.2 12,375 2,681
Hertford County 21.9 4,786 2,725
Washington County 22.3 2,612 2,759
Tyrrell County 22.5 749 2,777
Columbus County 22.8 12,101 2,802
Greene County 22.9 4,255 2,803
Pitt County 22.9 39,314 2,809
Bertie County 23.2 4,181 2,819
Lenoir County 23.2 12,836 2,822
Alleghany County 23.4 2,552 2,842
Edgecombe County 23.7 12,317 2,859
Bladen County 24.3 8,008 2,896
Hyde County 24.3 1,125 2,897
Jones County 24.5 2,333 2,910
Richmond County 25.2 10,935 2,931
Watauga County 25.3 12,415 2,941
Halifax County 25.8 12,864 2,963
Scotland County 27.3 8,897 3,004
Robeson County 27.7 35,706 3,015
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 08/18/2022 9:52 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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