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Demographic Data Report for Tennessee by County
Poverty: Persons below poverty
All Ages, All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes
2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Data
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People (Below Poverty)
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Rank within US
(of 3140 counties)
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Tennessee 16.1 1,046,508 43 of 52
United States 14.1 44,257,979 N/A
Perry County 30.3 2,347 3,054
Lake County 26.9 1,268 2,972
Clay County 26.7 2,026 2,962
Hancock County 25.8 1,647 2,922
Cocke County 24.9 8,700 2,883
Grundy County 24.3 3,184 2,851
Claiborne County 23.6 7,168 2,795
Carter County 23.5 12,841 2,786
Johnson County 23.5 3,713 2,783
Warren County 22.9 9,103 2,742
Obion County 22.7 6,814 2,729
Lauderdale County 22.3 5,242 2,706
Scott County 22.3 4,799 2,703
Morgan County 22.0 4,093 2,669
Rhea County 21.9 6,901 2,664
Fentress County 21.8 3,855 2,658
Union County 21.6 4,096 2,635
Benton County 21.4 3,403 2,615
Unicoi County 21.1 3,653 2,590
Hardeman County 20.8 4,521 2,562
McNairy County 20.7 5,280 2,558
Shelby County 20.6 189,641 2,547
Hardin County 20.5 5,191 2,533
Bledsoe County 20.3 2,721 2,521
Lewis County 20.3 2,385 2,518
Weakley County 20.2 6,253 2,502
Henry County 19.8 6,290 2,459
Carroll County 19.8 5,358 2,453
Campbell County 19.7 7,660 2,448
Jackson County 19.7 2,241 2,441
McMinn County 19.6 10,077 2,439
Haywood County 19.6 3,445 2,436
Wayne County 19.6 2,853 2,425
Putnam County 19.5 14,310 2,420
Hamblen County 19.5 12,129 2,418
Decatur County 19.4 2,228 2,411
Henderson County 19.4 5,331 2,407
Madison County 19.4 18,238 2,399
Crockett County 19.3 2,745 2,390
Monroe County 19.3 8,650 2,384
Hawkins County 19.0 10,543 2,351
Van Buren County 19.0 1,060 2,345
Lawrence County 19.0 8,029 2,343
Dyer County 18.5 6,806 2,293
Chester County 18.5 2,951 2,290
Grainger County 18.5 4,210 2,282
Marion County 18.2 5,084 2,239
Hickman County 18.1 4,160 2,231
Humphreys County 18.0 3,230 2,214
Macon County 17.9 4,119 2,208
DeKalb County 17.5 3,364 2,151
White County 17.4 4,542 2,122
Pickett County 17.2 862 2,099
Gibson County 17.1 8,201 2,073
Overton County 17.0 3,687 2,053
Greene County 17.0 11,299 2,051
Meigs County 17.0 1,980 2,045
Sullivan County 16.6 25,670 1,987
Sequatchie County 16.6 2,410 1,984
Bradley County 16.6 16,715 1,965
Stewart County 16.5 2,159 1,949
Polk County 16.4 2,709 1,934
Davidson County 16.4 108,515 1,923
Anderson County 16.2 12,022 1,878
Lincoln County 15.9 5,280 1,825
Houston County 15.9 1,266 1,822
Cannon County 15.9 2,194 1,814
Trousdale County 15.9 1,458 1,806
Bedford County 15.8 7,420 1,794
Washington County 15.7 19,210 1,771
Cumberland County 15.2 8,782 1,679
Knox County 15.2 67,732 1,675
Roane County 15.0 7,838 1,636
Sevier County 15.0 14,281 1,631
Smith County 14.9 2,858 1,603
Franklin County 14.8 5,841 1,581
Giles County 14.7 4,162 1,562
Marshall County 14.7 4,661 1,555
Dickson County 14.3 7,333 1,467
Coffee County 14.1 7,624 1,433
Jefferson County 14.0 7,169 1,413
Fayette County 13.9 5,449 1,386
Tipton County 13.9 8,432 1,382
Hamilton County 13.7 47,360 1,328
Montgomery County 13.5 26,016 1,306
Maury County 12.4 10,986 1,069
Loudon County 11.9 6,105 977
Rutherford County 11.8 35,604 947
Blount County 11.7 14,808 939
Robertson County 11.6 7,923 907
Cheatham County 11.5 4,516 879
Sumner County 9.5 16,833 495
Wilson County 8.2 10,674 277
Moore County 7.9 492 246
Williamson County 4.3 9,474 14
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 04/20/2021 2:46 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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