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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 Value
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
Union County 15.2 34,713 326
Wake County 15.5 162,077 340
Currituck County 16.8 4,399 476
Dare County 17.2 6,199 530
Cabarrus County 18.0 36,924 631
Camden County 18.4 1,942 688
Chatham County 19.0 13,401 779
Brunswick County 19.0 24,874 784
Henderson County 19.1 21,680 793
Iredell County 19.1 33,263 797
Carteret County 19.3 13,067 817
Davie County 20.0 8,379 905
Lincoln County 20.0 16,403 908
Orange County 20.0 26,670 912
Mecklenburg County 20.0 211,856 913
Moore County 20.1 19,268 926
Polk County 20.7 4,194 1,016
Haywood County 22.1 13,302 1,209
Johnston County 22.1 43,086 1,218
Gates County 22.1 2,539 1,222
Pender County 22.8 13,455 1,320
Buncombe County 23.0 57,584 1,351
Stokes County 23.3 10,532 1,395
Catawba County 23.5 36,376 1,431
Stanly County 23.5 14,018 1,442
Durham County 23.5 70,188 1,446
Alexander County 23.6 8,449 1,451
Granville County 23.7 13,328 1,466
Franklin County 24.0 15,547 1,505
Clay County 24.8 2,709 1,626
Ashe County 24.9 6,597 1,633
Craven County 24.9 24,173 1,636
New Hanover County 25.0 55,323 1,658
Onslow County 25.1 43,878 1,676
Transylvania County 25.2 8,225 1,680
Macon County 25.6 8,829 1,732
Mitchell County 25.6 3,727 1,733
Gaston County 25.6 55,355 1,738
Perquimans County 25.6 3,401 1,739
Guilford County 25.7 130,766 1,747
Person County 25.7 9,964 1,752
Madison County 25.7 5,251 1,757
Caswell County 26.0 5,648 1,801
Nash County 26.4 24,273 1,856
Pasquotank County 26.7 9,850 1,888
Forsyth County 26.7 97,241 1,890
Harnett County 27.0 34,705 1,945
Davidson County 27.2 44,374 1,977
Rowan County 27.3 37,187 1,996
Alamance County 27.4 43,538 2,001
Montgomery County 27.5 7,171 2,008
Pamlico County 27.5 3,292 2,011
Caldwell County 27.7 22,335 2,047
McDowell County 27.8 12,274 2,063
Randolph County 27.9 39,400 2,072
Chowan County 28.0 3,863 2,083
Yadkin County 28.0 10,428 2,087
Yancey County 28.5 5,022 2,145
Rockingham County 28.9 25,875 2,181
Cherokee County 29.0 8,004 2,197
Lee County 29.2 17,335 2,215
Hoke County 29.2 15,229 2,223
Jackson County 29.3 11,450 2,234
Burke County 29.4 25,662 2,241
Graham County 29.5 2,470 2,251
Wilkes County 29.6 19,938 2,259
Cumberland County 29.8 94,390 2,280
Avery County 29.9 4,197 2,285
Surry County 30.7 21,807 2,380
Beaufort County 31.2 14,560 2,433
Rutherford County 31.5 20,561 2,471
Pitt County 31.7 54,272 2,487
Cleveland County 32.0 30,495 2,508
Wayne County 32.3 38,861 2,536
Anson County 32.6 7,535 2,579
Sampson County 32.8 20,516 2,596
Wilson County 33.1 26,449 2,618
Swain County 33.3 4,687 2,632
Washington County 33.5 3,926 2,644
Greene County 33.6 6,246 2,653
Martin County 33.6 7,588 2,654
Hyde County 34.0 1,572 2,675
Bertie County 34.3 6,195 2,694
Northampton County 34.7 6,613 2,718
Hertford County 34.9 7,612 2,735
Warren County 35.1 6,655 2,757
Tyrrell County 35.1 1,169 2,759
Watauga County 35.5 17,371 2,780
Lenoir County 36.0 19,940 2,811
Bladen County 36.1 11,876 2,818
Columbus County 37.0 19,628 2,861
Vance County 37.2 16,291 2,867
Duplin County 37.5 21,903 2,885
Alleghany County 37.8 4,123 2,899
Edgecombe County 37.9 19,655 2,900
Jones County 38.3 3,648 2,919
Scotland County 39.3 12,821 2,955
Richmond County 39.4 17,114 2,957
Halifax County 39.9 19,872 2,968
Robeson County 42.5 54,845 3,032
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 05/18/2022 8:58 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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