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Demographic Data Report for Pennsylvania by County
Poverty: Persons below poverty
All Ages, All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes
2015-2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Data
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People (Below Poverty)
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Rank within US
(of 3146 counties)
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United States 13.4 42,510,843 N/A
Pennsylvania 12.4 1,539,183 23 of 52
Philadelphia County 24.3 373,727 2,898
Centre County 18.2 26,030 2,317
Forest County 18.1 654 2,307
Fayette County 17.3 21,911 2,178
Indiana County 16.3 12,898 2,004
Clarion County 16.3 6,107 1,999
McKean County 16.1 6,172 1,967
Erie County 16.0 41,793 1,945
Clinton County 15.5 5,777 1,869
Cambria County 15.4 19,466 1,842
Cameron County 15.3 698 1,812
Jefferson County 15.1 6,511 1,785
Columbia County 15.0 9,150 1,746
Luzerne County 14.7 45,053 1,682
Lackawanna County 14.7 29,788 1,674
Blair County 14.7 17,648 1,667
Clearfield County 14.6 10,777 1,639
Mercer County 13.9 14,470 1,515
Lawrence County 13.8 11,670 1,491
Lycoming County 13.6 14,691 1,449
Potter County 13.5 2,229 1,416
Mifflin County 13.5 6,127 1,414
Greene County 13.5 4,482 1,411
Crawford County 13.2 10,855 1,366
Tioga County 13.2 5,340 1,361
Sullivan County 13.2 782 1,355
Northumberland County 13.2 11,552 1,353
Venango County 12.9 6,513 1,290
Bradford County 12.7 7,643 1,260
Warren County 12.6 4,926 1,244
Lehigh County 12.5 44,387 1,212
Schuylkill County 12.4 16,816 1,203
Somerset County 12.4 8,559 1,181
Huntingdon County 12.3 4,917 1,170
Dauphin County 12.3 33,354 1,164
Susquehanna County 12.0 4,864 1,095
Berks County 12.0 48,573 1,085
Bedford County 11.9 5,679 1,065
Union County 11.8 4,258 1,052
Carbon County 11.7 7,328 1,023
Allegheny County 11.6 138,335 1,002
Wayne County 11.4 5,455 957
Fulton County 11.3 1,624 917
Monroe County 11.2 18,550 901
Armstrong County 11.1 7,215 881
Beaver County 11.0 17,994 875
Juniata County 10.8 2,637 832
Lebanon County 10.8 14,715 827
Montour County 10.5 1,836 757
Snyder County 10.4 3,983 752
Wyoming County 10.4 2,764 747
Lancaster County 10.1 53,659 696
Westmoreland County 10.0 34,582 668
Delaware County 10.0 54,356 664
York County 9.6 41,925 582
Pike County 9.5 5,248 566
Elk County 9.5 2,836 560
Perry County 9.3 4,223 531
Franklin County 9.3 14,050 523
Washington County 9.2 18,660 520
Northampton County 8.6 25,000 387
Butler County 8.2 14,957 344
Adams County 7.8 7,622 267
Cumberland County 6.9 16,370 184
Chester County 6.4 32,620 144
Montgomery County 5.9 47,517 101
Bucks County 5.9 36,275 96
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 09/27/2021 11:56 am.
Source: Demographic data provided by the Census Bureau and the American Community Survey.
For more information about Poverty: Persons below 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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