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