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Demographic Data Report for Tennessee 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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Rank within US
(of 3146 counties)
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Tennessee 15.2 996,930 42 of 52
United States 13.4 42,510,843 N/A
Moore County 7.7 484 261
Trousdale County 10.2 947 706
Van Buren County 16.8 947 2,098
Pickett County 20.0 1,001 2,565
Lake County 28.6 1,315 3,038
Houston County 16.8 1,321 2,086
Hancock County 28.6 1,814 3,039
Stewart County 13.8 1,821 1,480
Clay County 26.1 1,969 2,970
Meigs County 16.9 2,006 2,117
Decatur County 17.6 2,016 2,226
Perry County 26.9 2,099 2,994
Jackson County 19.2 2,196 2,481
Cannon County 15.8 2,216 1,922
Lewis County 19.5 2,295 2,510
Polk County 15.0 2,473 1,744
Chester County 15.8 2,524 1,921
Crockett County 17.8 2,524 2,261
Wayne County 18.0 2,635 2,287
Humphreys County 15.6 2,806 1,880
Sequatchie County 19.7 2,874 2,538
Grundy County 22.7 2,977 2,787
Benton County 19.5 3,122 2,516
Unicoi County 18.1 3,142 2,297
Bledsoe County 23.2 3,162 2,830
Haywood County 18.8 3,267 2,414
Smith County 17.9 3,482 2,267
DeKalb County 18.4 3,564 2,353
Fentress County 20.6 3,649 2,615
Overton County 17.2 3,736 2,161
Hardeman County 17.8 3,816 2,257
Johnson County 24.9 3,892 2,916
Macon County 17.3 4,054 2,185
Grainger County 18.1 4,146 2,306
Giles County 14.8 4,186 1,687
Cheatham County 10.6 4,190 782
Union County 22.0 4,216 2,728
Morgan County 22.8 4,232 2,800
White County 16.2 4,280 1,996
Hickman County 18.7 4,308 2,407
Marion County 15.4 4,332 1,834
Marshall County 14.0 4,531 1,526
Scott County 21.9 4,687 2,719
McNairy County 18.8 4,783 2,421
Lauderdale County 21.2 4,888 2,678
Lincoln County 14.7 4,919 1,684
Carroll County 18.6 5,009 2,379
Hardin County 20.1 5,075 2,571
Henderson County 18.8 5,183 2,419
Fayette County 13.5 5,327 1,418
Franklin County 14.4 5,696 1,613
Loudon County 11.3 5,845 918
Rhea County 19.3 6,122 2,488
Weakley County 20.3 6,264 2,584
Obion County 21.1 6,267 2,665
Henry County 20.1 6,382 2,575
Dyer County 18.6 6,788 2,374
Bedford County 14.3 6,818 1,597
Jefferson County 13.2 6,822 1,364
Claiborne County 22.4 6,825 2,773
Dickson County 13.6 7,064 1,443
Roane County 13.8 7,237 1,500
Lawrence County 17.0 7,250 2,121
Tipton County 12.4 7,503 1,184
Gibson County 15.8 7,600 1,919
Coffee County 14.0 7,613 1,534
Robertson County 11.5 7,983 984
Cumberland County 13.8 8,020 1,488
Campbell County 21.0 8,158 2,661
Cocke County 23.5 8,242 2,843
Monroe County 18.4 8,326 2,358
Warren County 21.7 8,714 2,713
Maury County 10.1 9,146 681
Williamson County 4.4 9,776 17
McMinn County 19.3 9,937 2,485
Wilson County 7.7 10,383 260
Hawkins County 19.1 10,621 2,466
Hamblen County 17.3 10,828 2,192
Greene County 16.7 11,119 2,068
Carter County 22.1 12,079 2,739
Anderson County 16.7 12,481 2,081
Sevier County 13.7 13,078 1,461
Putnam County 18.9 14,041 2,444
Blount County 11.1 14,179 887
Sumner County 9.0 16,277 454
Bradley County 16.0 16,333 1,942
Madison County 18.5 17,412 2,371
Washington County 15.4 18,955 1,845
Sullivan County 15.9 24,615 1,934
Montgomery County 13.3 26,060 1,385
Rutherford County 11.1 34,439 885
Hamilton County 12.8 44,952 1,282
Knox County 14.5 65,448 1,636
Davidson County 14.9 99,119 1,720
Shelby County 19.3 177,675 2,490
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 12/06/2021 6:12 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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