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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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United States 22.0 69,762,719 N/A
North Carolina 24.5 2,447,468 38 of 52
Mecklenburg County 20.0 211,856 913
Wake County 15.5 162,077 340
Guilford County 25.7 130,766 1,747
Forsyth County 26.7 97,241 1,890
Cumberland County 29.8 94,390 2,280
Durham County 23.5 70,188 1,446
Buncombe County 23.0 57,584 1,351
Gaston County 25.6 55,355 1,738
New Hanover County 25.0 55,323 1,658
Robeson County 42.5 54,845 3,032
Pitt County 31.7 54,272 2,487
Davidson County 27.2 44,374 1,977
Onslow County 25.1 43,878 1,676
Alamance County 27.4 43,538 2,001
Johnston County 22.1 43,086 1,218
Randolph County 27.9 39,400 2,072
Wayne County 32.3 38,861 2,536
Rowan County 27.3 37,187 1,996
Cabarrus County 18.0 36,924 631
Catawba County 23.5 36,376 1,431
Union County 15.2 34,713 326
Harnett County 27.0 34,705 1,945
Iredell County 19.1 33,263 797
Cleveland County 32.0 30,495 2,508
Orange County 20.0 26,670 912
Wilson County 33.1 26,449 2,618
Rockingham County 28.9 25,875 2,181
Burke County 29.4 25,662 2,241
Brunswick County 19.0 24,874 784
Nash County 26.4 24,273 1,856
Craven County 24.9 24,173 1,636
Caldwell County 27.7 22,335 2,047
Duplin County 37.5 21,903 2,885
Surry County 30.7 21,807 2,380
Henderson County 19.1 21,680 793
Rutherford County 31.5 20,561 2,471
Sampson County 32.8 20,516 2,596
Lenoir County 36.0 19,940 2,811
Wilkes County 29.6 19,938 2,259
Halifax County 39.9 19,872 2,968
Edgecombe County 37.9 19,655 2,900
Columbus County 37.0 19,628 2,861
Moore County 20.1 19,268 926
Watauga County 35.5 17,371 2,780
Lee County 29.2 17,335 2,215
Richmond County 39.4 17,114 2,957
Lincoln County 20.0 16,403 908
Vance County 37.2 16,291 2,867
Franklin County 24.0 15,547 1,505
Hoke County 29.2 15,229 2,223
Beaufort County 31.2 14,560 2,433
Stanly County 23.5 14,018 1,442
Pender County 22.8 13,455 1,320
Chatham County 19.0 13,401 779
Granville County 23.7 13,328 1,466
Haywood County 22.1 13,302 1,209
Carteret County 19.3 13,067 817
Scotland County 39.3 12,821 2,955
McDowell County 27.8 12,274 2,063
Bladen County 36.1 11,876 2,818
Jackson County 29.3 11,450 2,234
Stokes County 23.3 10,532 1,395
Yadkin County 28.0 10,428 2,087
Person County 25.7 9,964 1,752
Pasquotank County 26.7 9,850 1,888
Macon County 25.6 8,829 1,732
Alexander County 23.6 8,449 1,451
Davie County 20.0 8,379 905
Transylvania County 25.2 8,225 1,680
Cherokee County 29.0 8,004 2,197
Hertford County 34.9 7,612 2,735
Martin County 33.6 7,588 2,654
Anson County 32.6 7,535 2,579
Montgomery County 27.5 7,171 2,008
Warren County 35.1 6,655 2,757
Northampton County 34.7 6,613 2,718
Ashe County 24.9 6,597 1,633
Greene County 33.6 6,246 2,653
Dare County 17.2 6,199 530
Bertie County 34.3 6,195 2,694
Caswell County 26.0 5,648 1,801
Madison County 25.7 5,251 1,757
Yancey County 28.5 5,022 2,145
Swain County 33.3 4,687 2,632
Currituck County 16.8 4,399 476
Avery County 29.9 4,197 2,285
Polk County 20.7 4,194 1,016
Alleghany County 37.8 4,123 2,899
Washington County 33.5 3,926 2,644
Chowan County 28.0 3,863 2,083
Mitchell County 25.6 3,727 1,733
Jones County 38.3 3,648 2,919
Perquimans County 25.6 3,401 1,739
Pamlico County 27.5 3,292 2,011
Clay County 24.8 2,709 1,626
Gates County 22.1 2,539 1,222
Graham County 29.5 2,470 2,251
Camden County 18.4 1,942 688
Hyde County 34.0 1,572 2,675
Tyrrell County 35.1 1,169 2,759
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 05/29/2022 1:06 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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