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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
Sorted by Rank
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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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North Carolina 22.9 2,315,283 39 of 52
United States 20.7 66,751,967 N/A
Robeson County 40.8 47,112 3,024
Halifax County 40.4 19,438 3,016
Scotland County 40.3 13,041 3,013
Bertie County 38.2 6,404 2,961
Alleghany County 37.6 4,067 2,943
Lenoir County 37.1 20,176 2,928
Richmond County 36.6 15,368 2,905
Hertford County 36.2 7,152 2,882
Edgecombe County 36.0 17,618 2,870
Columbus County 35.6 17,357 2,852
Warren County 35.4 6,432 2,838
Bladen County 35.1 10,443 2,817
Washington County 35.1 3,877 2,815
Wilson County 34.9 27,064 2,809
Northampton County 34.4 5,905 2,769
Jones County 34.1 3,157 2,753
Vance County 33.7 14,213 2,737
Anson County 33.4 6,982 2,718
Greene County 33.0 6,001 2,681
Chowan County 33.0 4,464 2,676
Duplin County 32.8 16,190 2,658
Sampson County 32.3 18,923 2,625
Watauga County 32.2 15,589 2,619
Hyde County 32.0 1,353 2,599
Swain County 31.0 4,342 2,528
Martin County 31.0 6,781 2,522
Rutherford County 30.7 19,452 2,500
Cherokee County 30.5 8,583 2,486
Cleveland County 30.2 29,351 2,456
Wayne County 30.2 34,733 2,452
Pitt County 30.1 49,204 2,438
Jackson County 29.9 11,719 2,417
Tyrrell County 29.8 801 2,412
Burke County 29.8 25,480 2,410
Surry County 28.8 20,295 2,323
Beaufort County 28.7 12,738 2,317
Cumberland County 28.7 90,919 2,314
Wilkes County 28.0 18,272 2,227
Macon County 27.9 10,110 2,217
Rockingham County 27.7 24,680 2,191
Montgomery County 27.6 6,874 2,183
Rowan County 27.5 38,999 2,171
Yadkin County 26.6 9,796 2,062
Avery County 26.2 3,840 2,022
Caldwell County 26.1 20,777 2,012
Hoke County 26.0 13,140 1,982
Davidson County 25.9 42,948 1,971
Randolph County 25.6 36,397 1,934
Person County 25.6 9,886 1,927
Onslow County 25.5 45,987 1,922
Lee County 25.5 15,629 1,919
Yancey County 25.4 4,621 1,899
Nash County 25.3 23,481 1,894
Forsyth County 25.1 92,996 1,857
Madison County 25.0 5,084 1,838
Clay County 25.0 2,731 1,837
Pamlico County 24.9 2,888 1,820
Harnett County 24.8 32,214 1,808
Stokes County 24.8 10,890 1,800
Craven County 24.7 23,769 1,794
Gates County 24.6 2,579 1,774
McDowell County 24.6 10,675 1,767
Caswell County 24.6 5,307 1,766
Granville County 24.5 14,227 1,763
Alamance County 24.4 40,301 1,745
Ashe County 24.3 6,394 1,719
Guilford County 23.9 123,639 1,673
Gaston County 23.9 53,173 1,671
Haywood County 23.8 14,519 1,659
Mitchell County 23.6 3,436 1,627
Perquimans County 23.0 2,971 1,555
Stanly County 22.8 13,773 1,520
New Hanover County 22.4 48,961 1,448
Franklin County 22.4 14,787 1,440
Catawba County 22.1 34,628 1,385
Graham County 21.6 1,727 1,326
Johnston County 21.4 44,850 1,291
Durham County 21.4 65,446 1,278
Pasquotank County 21.1 7,949 1,251
Transylvania County 21.1 6,757 1,250
Buncombe County 21.0 54,654 1,224
Pender County 20.6 12,115 1,167
Alexander County 20.0 7,023 1,062
Davie County 19.4 8,219 990
Chatham County 19.4 14,402 984
Henderson County 19.1 21,877 945
Mecklenburg County 18.5 200,671 848
Orange County 18.4 24,918 829
Polk County 18.3 3,509 818
Lincoln County 18.2 15,467 805
Brunswick County 17.6 23,345 700
Carteret County 17.4 11,612 680
Iredell County 17.0 31,050 632
Moore County 16.8 16,321 610
Cabarrus County 16.4 36,069 561
Camden County 15.0 1,551 385
Dare County 14.5 5,270 335
Wake County 14.4 157,168 330
Union County 13.7 31,831 278
Currituck County 12.3 3,379 178
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 05/24/2024 2:57 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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