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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
Hancock County 28.6 1,814 3,039
Lake County 28.6 1,315 3,038
Perry County 26.9 2,099 2,994
Clay County 26.1 1,969 2,970
Johnson County 24.9 3,892 2,916
Cocke County 23.5 8,242 2,843
Bledsoe County 23.2 3,162 2,830
Morgan County 22.8 4,232 2,800
Grundy County 22.7 2,977 2,787
Claiborne County 22.4 6,825 2,773
Carter County 22.1 12,079 2,739
Union County 22.0 4,216 2,728
Scott County 21.9 4,687 2,719
Warren County 21.7 8,714 2,713
Lauderdale County 21.2 4,888 2,678
Obion County 21.1 6,267 2,665
Campbell County 21.0 8,158 2,661
Fentress County 20.6 3,649 2,615
Weakley County 20.3 6,264 2,584
Henry County 20.1 6,382 2,575
Hardin County 20.1 5,075 2,571
Pickett County 20.0 1,001 2,565
Sequatchie County 19.7 2,874 2,538
Benton County 19.5 3,122 2,516
Lewis County 19.5 2,295 2,510
Shelby County 19.3 177,675 2,490
Rhea County 19.3 6,122 2,488
McMinn County 19.3 9,937 2,485
Jackson County 19.2 2,196 2,481
Hawkins County 19.1 10,621 2,466
Putnam County 18.9 14,041 2,444
McNairy County 18.8 4,783 2,421
Henderson County 18.8 5,183 2,419
Haywood County 18.8 3,267 2,414
Hickman County 18.7 4,308 2,407
Carroll County 18.6 5,009 2,379
Dyer County 18.6 6,788 2,374
Madison County 18.5 17,412 2,371
Monroe County 18.4 8,326 2,358
DeKalb County 18.4 3,564 2,353
Grainger County 18.1 4,146 2,306
Unicoi County 18.1 3,142 2,297
Wayne County 18.0 2,635 2,287
Smith County 17.9 3,482 2,267
Crockett County 17.8 2,524 2,261
Hardeman County 17.8 3,816 2,257
Decatur County 17.6 2,016 2,226
Hamblen County 17.3 10,828 2,192
Macon County 17.3 4,054 2,185
Overton County 17.2 3,736 2,161
Lawrence County 17.0 7,250 2,121
Meigs County 16.9 2,006 2,117
Van Buren County 16.8 947 2,098
Houston County 16.8 1,321 2,086
Anderson County 16.7 12,481 2,081
Greene County 16.7 11,119 2,068
White County 16.2 4,280 1,996
Bradley County 16.0 16,333 1,942
Sullivan County 15.9 24,615 1,934
Cannon County 15.8 2,216 1,922
Chester County 15.8 2,524 1,921
Gibson County 15.8 7,600 1,919
Humphreys County 15.6 2,806 1,880
Washington County 15.4 18,955 1,845
Marion County 15.4 4,332 1,834
Polk County 15.0 2,473 1,744
Davidson County 14.9 99,119 1,720
Giles County 14.8 4,186 1,687
Lincoln County 14.7 4,919 1,684
Knox County 14.5 65,448 1,636
Franklin County 14.4 5,696 1,613
Bedford County 14.3 6,818 1,597
Coffee County 14.0 7,613 1,534
Marshall County 14.0 4,531 1,526
Roane County 13.8 7,237 1,500
Cumberland County 13.8 8,020 1,488
Stewart County 13.8 1,821 1,480
Sevier County 13.7 13,078 1,461
Dickson County 13.6 7,064 1,443
Fayette County 13.5 5,327 1,418
Montgomery County 13.3 26,060 1,385
Jefferson County 13.2 6,822 1,364
Hamilton County 12.8 44,952 1,282
Tipton County 12.4 7,503 1,184
Robertson County 11.5 7,983 984
Loudon County 11.3 5,845 918
Blount County 11.1 14,179 887
Rutherford County 11.1 34,439 885
Cheatham County 10.6 4,190 782
Trousdale County 10.2 947 706
Maury County 10.1 9,146 681
Sumner County 9.0 16,277 454
Moore County 7.7 484 261
Wilson County 7.7 10,383 260
Williamson County 4.4 9,776 17
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 09/26/2021 12:26 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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