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Demographic Data Report for North Carolina by County
Poverty: Persons below 150% of poverty
All Ages, All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes
2015-2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Data
Sorted by Count
County
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Value (Percent)
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People (<150% Of Poverty)
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Rank within US
(of 3146 counties)
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North Carolina 24.5 2,447,468 38 of 52
United States 22.0 69,762,719 N/A
Tyrrell County 35.1 1,169 2,759
Hyde County 34.0 1,572 2,675
Camden County 18.4 1,942 688
Graham County 29.5 2,470 2,251
Gates County 22.1 2,539 1,222
Clay County 24.8 2,709 1,626
Pamlico County 27.5 3,292 2,011
Perquimans County 25.6 3,401 1,739
Jones County 38.3 3,648 2,919
Mitchell County 25.6 3,727 1,733
Chowan County 28.0 3,863 2,083
Washington County 33.5 3,926 2,644
Alleghany County 37.8 4,123 2,899
Polk County 20.7 4,194 1,016
Avery County 29.9 4,197 2,285
Currituck County 16.8 4,399 476
Swain County 33.3 4,687 2,632
Yancey County 28.5 5,022 2,145
Madison County 25.7 5,251 1,757
Caswell County 26.0 5,648 1,801
Bertie County 34.3 6,195 2,694
Dare County 17.2 6,199 530
Greene County 33.6 6,246 2,653
Ashe County 24.9 6,597 1,633
Northampton County 34.7 6,613 2,718
Warren County 35.1 6,655 2,757
Montgomery County 27.5 7,171 2,008
Anson County 32.6 7,535 2,579
Martin County 33.6 7,588 2,654
Hertford County 34.9 7,612 2,735
Cherokee County 29.0 8,004 2,197
Transylvania County 25.2 8,225 1,680
Davie County 20.0 8,379 905
Alexander County 23.6 8,449 1,451
Macon County 25.6 8,829 1,732
Pasquotank County 26.7 9,850 1,888
Person County 25.7 9,964 1,752
Yadkin County 28.0 10,428 2,087
Stokes County 23.3 10,532 1,395
Jackson County 29.3 11,450 2,234
Bladen County 36.1 11,876 2,818
McDowell County 27.8 12,274 2,063
Scotland County 39.3 12,821 2,955
Carteret County 19.3 13,067 817
Haywood County 22.1 13,302 1,209
Granville County 23.7 13,328 1,466
Chatham County 19.0 13,401 779
Pender County 22.8 13,455 1,320
Stanly County 23.5 14,018 1,442
Beaufort County 31.2 14,560 2,433
Hoke County 29.2 15,229 2,223
Franklin County 24.0 15,547 1,505
Vance County 37.2 16,291 2,867
Lincoln County 20.0 16,403 908
Richmond County 39.4 17,114 2,957
Lee County 29.2 17,335 2,215
Watauga County 35.5 17,371 2,780
Moore County 20.1 19,268 926
Columbus County 37.0 19,628 2,861
Edgecombe County 37.9 19,655 2,900
Halifax County 39.9 19,872 2,968
Wilkes County 29.6 19,938 2,259
Lenoir County 36.0 19,940 2,811
Sampson County 32.8 20,516 2,596
Rutherford County 31.5 20,561 2,471
Henderson County 19.1 21,680 793
Surry County 30.7 21,807 2,380
Duplin County 37.5 21,903 2,885
Caldwell County 27.7 22,335 2,047
Craven County 24.9 24,173 1,636
Nash County 26.4 24,273 1,856
Brunswick County 19.0 24,874 784
Burke County 29.4 25,662 2,241
Rockingham County 28.9 25,875 2,181
Wilson County 33.1 26,449 2,618
Orange County 20.0 26,670 912
Cleveland County 32.0 30,495 2,508
Iredell County 19.1 33,263 797
Harnett County 27.0 34,705 1,945
Union County 15.2 34,713 326
Catawba County 23.5 36,376 1,431
Cabarrus County 18.0 36,924 631
Rowan County 27.3 37,187 1,996
Wayne County 32.3 38,861 2,536
Randolph County 27.9 39,400 2,072
Johnston County 22.1 43,086 1,218
Alamance County 27.4 43,538 2,001
Onslow County 25.1 43,878 1,676
Davidson County 27.2 44,374 1,977
Pitt County 31.7 54,272 2,487
Robeson County 42.5 54,845 3,032
New Hanover County 25.0 55,323 1,658
Gaston County 25.6 55,355 1,738
Buncombe County 23.0 57,584 1,351
Durham County 23.5 70,188 1,446
Cumberland County 29.8 94,390 2,280
Forsyth County 26.7 97,241 1,890
Guilford County 25.7 130,766 1,747
Wake County 15.5 162,077 340
Mecklenburg County 20.0 211,856 913
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 06/26/2022 6:49 am.
Source: Demographic data provided by the Census Bureau and the American Community Survey.
For more information about Poverty: Persons below 150% of 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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