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Demographic Data Report for South Carolina 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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South Carolina 15.2 741,650 41 of 52
United States 13.4 42,510,843 N/A
Dillon County 32.6 9,852 3,092
Barnwell County 28.1 5,878 3,025
Marlboro County 26.4 6,298 2,977
Williamsburg County 26.4 7,828 2,976
Lee County 25.0 3,977 2,927
Allendale County 25.0 1,989 2,926
Orangeburg County 23.6 20,037 2,851
Bamberg County 23.4 3,156 2,839
Clarendon County 22.9 7,452 2,807
Marion County 22.7 6,973 2,788
Colleton County 21.8 8,009 2,714
Union County 21.6 5,834 2,705
Fairfield County 20.9 4,651 2,651
Greenwood County 20.8 14,105 2,642
Calhoun County 20.8 2,990 2,640
Chesterfield County 20.7 9,366 2,627
Hampton County 20.5 3,724 2,607
Laurens County 20.3 13,109 2,592
Darlington County 20.0 13,123 2,561
Chester County 19.6 6,301 2,530
Cherokee County 19.4 10,837 2,493
Abbeville County 18.7 4,479 2,406
Sumter County 18.7 19,491 2,405
Florence County 18.4 24,885 2,355
Georgetown County 17.9 10,968 2,268
Jasper County 17.7 4,960 2,249
Newberry County 17.6 6,539 2,232
Oconee County 17.5 13,436 2,220
Pickens County 16.6 19,466 2,058
Richland County 16.2 61,868 1,992
Edgefield County 16.2 3,958 1,983
McCormick County 15.4 1,281 1,844
Saluda County 15.1 3,014 1,769
Horry County 15.0 49,007 1,751
Kershaw County 14.9 9,676 1,735
Aiken County 14.9 24,721 1,732
Anderson County 14.6 28,417 1,649
Spartanburg County 14.0 41,995 1,549
Charleston County 13.7 53,486 1,478
Lancaster County 13.4 12,058 1,407
Lexington County 12.5 35,934 1,227
Dorchester County 12.1 18,854 1,117
Berkeley County 11.9 25,080 1,064
Greenville County 11.5 56,715 965
York County 10.5 27,365 759
Beaufort County 10.2 18,508 714
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 09/27/2021 12:40 pm.
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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