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Demographic Data Report for Tennessee by County
Poverty: Persons below 150% of poverty
All Ages, All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes
2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Data
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People (<150% Of Poverty)
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(of 3140 counties)
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Tennessee 26.3 1,709,547 43 of 52
United States 23.0 72,282,772 N/A
Clay County 44.3 3,361 3,057
Perry County 41.3 3,207 2,989
Fentress County 40.8 7,217 2,966
Hancock County 39.2 2,504 2,913
Grundy County 39.0 5,111 2,905
Cocke County 38.8 13,574 2,903
Benton County 38.1 6,065 2,861
Hardeman County 37.9 8,232 2,851
Lake County 37.9 1,785 2,850
Lauderdale County 37.7 8,849 2,841
Van Buren County 37.4 2,085 2,830
Morgan County 37.3 6,957 2,828
Carter County 37.2 20,305 2,820
Warren County 36.7 14,609 2,797
Johnson County 36.7 5,806 2,792
McNairy County 36.4 9,259 2,772
Scott County 35.5 7,632 2,708
Claiborne County 34.9 10,590 2,673
Obion County 34.7 10,427 2,651
Union County 34.6 6,575 2,642
Campbell County 34.4 13,340 2,627
Monroe County 34.3 15,404 2,624
White County 34.1 8,892 2,610
Crockett County 34.0 4,825 2,605
Lewis County 33.8 3,976 2,585
Unicoi County 33.6 5,826 2,571
Rhea County 33.6 10,599 2,570
Haywood County 33.1 5,802 2,526
Overton County 33.0 7,163 2,525
Decatur County 33.0 3,780 2,522
Henry County 32.9 10,445 2,515
Weakley County 32.8 10,168 2,507
Bledsoe County 32.7 4,389 2,494
Henderson County 32.7 8,984 2,493
Macon County 32.7 7,514 2,490
Jackson County 32.5 3,704 2,461
Lawrence County 32.4 13,719 2,456
Putnam County 32.0 23,457 2,426
Hamblen County 31.8 19,761 2,408
Grainger County 31.4 7,164 2,356
Hardin County 31.3 7,911 2,347
Hawkins County 31.3 17,333 2,345
Greene County 31.3 20,780 2,342
Wayne County 31.0 4,521 2,323
Carroll County 30.9 8,392 2,317
Pickett County 30.9 1,548 2,316
Shelby County 30.7 282,275 2,285
McMinn County 30.7 15,748 2,280
Dyer County 30.5 11,211 2,261
Gibson County 30.5 14,643 2,260
Polk County 30.3 5,009 2,247
Bedford County 30.0 14,089 2,203
Madison County 29.0 27,295 2,091
DeKalb County 28.7 5,503 2,053
Lincoln County 28.7 9,490 2,048
Houston County 28.5 2,265 2,033
Cannon County 28.5 3,927 2,030
Sullivan County 28.4 43,785 2,022
Sevier County 27.9 26,486 1,958
Meigs County 27.9 3,248 1,954
Humphreys County 27.3 4,911 1,872
Smith County 27.2 5,224 1,865
Marion County 27.2 7,615 1,856
Chester County 27.2 4,338 1,854
Bradley County 27.2 27,434 1,853
Cumberland County 27.1 15,618 1,839
Hickman County 27.0 6,212 1,827
Jefferson County 26.6 13,568 1,758
Trousdale County 26.6 2,441 1,755
Sequatchie County 26.5 3,836 1,740
Coffee County 26.4 14,213 1,725
Washington County 26.3 32,219 1,723
Giles County 26.3 7,454 1,722
Anderson County 26.3 19,564 1,720
Davidson County 25.7 170,352 1,630
Marshall County 25.5 8,107 1,609
Franklin County 25.3 9,969 1,565
Stewart County 25.0 3,284 1,527
Roane County 24.6 12,804 1,461
Moore County 24.5 1,527 1,448
Dickson County 24.4 12,565 1,442
Knox County 24.2 107,564 1,395
Montgomery County 23.1 44,332 1,241
Hamilton County 23.0 79,673 1,232
Tipton County 22.4 13,567 1,149
Blount County 21.7 27,435 1,053
Fayette County 21.7 8,470 1,039
Maury County 21.3 18,864 1,001
Robertson County 20.7 14,118 905
Cheatham County 20.1 7,943 847
Loudon County 20.0 10,247 832
Rutherford County 19.3 58,302 739
Sumner County 17.3 30,809 465
Wilson County 14.5 19,034 230
Williamson County 8.0 17,413 11
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 04/23/2021 11:09 am.
Source: Demographic data provided by the Census Bureau and the American Community Survey.
For more information about Poverty: Persons below 150% of 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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