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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
2017-2021 American Community Survey 5-Year Data
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Value (Percent)
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People (<150% Of Poverty)
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Rank within US
(of 3143 counties)
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United States 20.7 66,751,967 N/A
North Carolina 22.9 2,315,283 39 of 52
Mecklenburg County 18.5 200,671 848
Wake County 14.4 157,168 330
Guilford County 23.9 123,639 1,673
Forsyth County 25.1 92,996 1,857
Cumberland County 28.7 90,919 2,314
Durham County 21.4 65,446 1,278
Buncombe County 21.0 54,654 1,224
Gaston County 23.9 53,173 1,671
Pitt County 30.1 49,204 2,438
New Hanover County 22.4 48,961 1,448
Robeson County 40.8 47,112 3,024
Onslow County 25.5 45,987 1,922
Johnston County 21.4 44,850 1,291
Davidson County 25.9 42,948 1,971
Alamance County 24.4 40,301 1,745
Rowan County 27.5 38,999 2,171
Randolph County 25.6 36,397 1,934
Cabarrus County 16.4 36,069 561
Wayne County 30.2 34,733 2,452
Catawba County 22.1 34,628 1,385
Harnett County 24.8 32,214 1,808
Union County 13.7 31,831 278
Iredell County 17.0 31,050 632
Cleveland County 30.2 29,351 2,456
Wilson County 34.9 27,064 2,809
Burke County 29.8 25,480 2,410
Orange County 18.4 24,918 829
Rockingham County 27.7 24,680 2,191
Craven County 24.7 23,769 1,794
Nash County 25.3 23,481 1,894
Brunswick County 17.6 23,345 700
Henderson County 19.1 21,877 945
Caldwell County 26.1 20,777 2,012
Surry County 28.8 20,295 2,323
Lenoir County 37.1 20,176 2,928
Rutherford County 30.7 19,452 2,500
Halifax County 40.4 19,438 3,016
Sampson County 32.3 18,923 2,625
Wilkes County 28.0 18,272 2,227
Edgecombe County 36.0 17,618 2,870
Columbus County 35.6 17,357 2,852
Moore County 16.8 16,321 610
Duplin County 32.8 16,190 2,658
Lee County 25.5 15,629 1,919
Watauga County 32.2 15,589 2,619
Lincoln County 18.2 15,467 805
Richmond County 36.6 15,368 2,905
Franklin County 22.4 14,787 1,440
Haywood County 23.8 14,519 1,659
Chatham County 19.4 14,402 984
Granville County 24.5 14,227 1,763
Vance County 33.7 14,213 2,737
Stanly County 22.8 13,773 1,520
Hoke County 26.0 13,140 1,982
Scotland County 40.3 13,041 3,013
Beaufort County 28.7 12,738 2,317
Pender County 20.6 12,115 1,167
Jackson County 29.9 11,719 2,417
Carteret County 17.4 11,612 680
Stokes County 24.8 10,890 1,800
McDowell County 24.6 10,675 1,767
Bladen County 35.1 10,443 2,817
Macon County 27.9 10,110 2,217
Person County 25.6 9,886 1,927
Yadkin County 26.6 9,796 2,062
Cherokee County 30.5 8,583 2,486
Davie County 19.4 8,219 990
Pasquotank County 21.1 7,949 1,251
Hertford County 36.2 7,152 2,882
Alexander County 20.0 7,023 1,062
Anson County 33.4 6,982 2,718
Montgomery County 27.6 6,874 2,183
Martin County 31.0 6,781 2,522
Transylvania County 21.1 6,757 1,250
Warren County 35.4 6,432 2,838
Bertie County 38.2 6,404 2,961
Ashe County 24.3 6,394 1,719
Greene County 33.0 6,001 2,681
Northampton County 34.4 5,905 2,769
Caswell County 24.6 5,307 1,766
Dare County 14.5 5,270 335
Madison County 25.0 5,084 1,838
Yancey County 25.4 4,621 1,899
Chowan County 33.0 4,464 2,676
Swain County 31.0 4,342 2,528
Alleghany County 37.6 4,067 2,943
Washington County 35.1 3,877 2,815
Avery County 26.2 3,840 2,022
Polk County 18.3 3,509 818
Mitchell County 23.6 3,436 1,627
Currituck County 12.3 3,379 178
Jones County 34.1 3,157 2,753
Perquimans County 23.0 2,971 1,555
Pamlico County 24.9 2,888 1,820
Clay County 25.0 2,731 1,837
Gates County 24.6 2,579 1,774
Graham County 21.6 1,727 1,326
Camden County 15.0 1,551 385
Hyde County 32.0 1,353 2,599
Tyrrell County 29.8 801 2,412
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 07/17/2024 5:45 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.
Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.

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