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Demographic Data Report for Texas by County
Poverty: Persons below poverty
All Ages, All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes
2013-2017 American Community Survey 5-Year Data
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Texas 16.0 4,291,384 37 of 52
United States 14.6 45,650,345 N/A
Brooks County 41.5 2,781 3,129
Zavala County 36.2 4,318 3,105
Willacy County 35.6 7,157 3,099
Hudspeth County 35.6 1,109 3,097
Starr County 35.0 21,968 3,094
Zapata County 34.1 4,873 3,086
Hidalgo County 31.8 263,891 3,063
Webb County 31.5 83,702 3,057
Cameron County 31.2 129,912 3,055
Dimmit County 30.2 3,237 3,033
Culberson County 29.4 660 3,020
Presidio County 26.3 1,893 2,931
Brazos County 26.0 51,704 2,913
Jim Hogg County 26.0 1,353 2,909
Falls County 25.2 3,917 2,873
Duval County 25.2 2,731 2,872
Nacogdoches County 24.9 14,894 2,855
Kenedy County 24.8 140 2,851
Cochran County 24.8 717 2,850
Houston County 24.7 4,833 2,845
Maverick County 24.5 13,973 2,834
Cottle County 24.5 364 2,833
San Augustine County 24.4 1,982 2,823
Walker County 24.3 12,653 2,819
Kleberg County 23.7 7,003 2,793
Shelby County 23.1 5,852 2,748
Jim Wells County 23.0 9,382 2,739
Delta County 22.9 1,168 2,729
Erath County 22.6 8,807 2,708
Bailey County 22.3 1,529 2,678
Marion County 22.3 2,225 2,674
Swisher County 22.2 1,525 2,667
Hall County 22.2 673 2,665
Kimble County 22.1 965 2,660
El Paso County 21.7 177,980 2,627
Potter County 21.7 24,720 2,626
Somervell County 21.5 1,805 2,610
Stephens County 21.3 1,870 2,574
Crockett County 20.9 787 2,535
Val Verde County 20.9 9,849 2,521
Crosby County 20.8 1,209 2,515
Limestone County 20.7 4,671 2,504
Matagorda County 20.6 7,464 2,490
Lamb County 20.5 2,686 2,483
Frio County 20.3 3,227 2,467
Coleman County 20.3 1,701 2,462
Real County 20.2 657 2,447
Sabine County 20.0 2,057 2,432
Hale County 19.8 6,358 2,412
Bee County 19.7 4,926 2,393
Childress County 19.6 1,124 2,372
Jefferson County 19.4 46,222 2,355
McLennan County 19.3 45,691 2,347
Titus County 19.3 6,193 2,337
Haskell County 19.3 958 2,336
Karnes County 19.3 2,377 2,333
Wheeler County 19.2 1,056 2,330
Angelina County 19.1 16,222 2,315
Wichita County 18.9 22,027 2,293
Navarro County 18.8 8,913 2,287
Hunt County 18.8 16,430 2,273
Lubbock County 18.8 53,614 2,270
Polk County 18.7 8,120 2,267
Cherokee County 18.7 9,090 2,262
Hansford County 18.7 1,017 2,254
Grimes County 18.6 4,444 2,250
Dawson County 18.5 2,078 2,229
Cass County 18.5 5,471 2,223
Trinity County 18.4 2,643 2,219
Palo Pinto County 18.3 5,048 2,194
Jack County 18.2 1,395 2,191
Floyd County 18.2 1,076 2,190
Comanche County 18.2 2,407 2,188
Deaf Smith County 18.0 3,373 2,156
Reagan County 18.0 667 2,153
Upton County 18.0 630 2,145
Waller County 18.0 7,853 2,140
Lynn County 18.0 1,032 2,138
Henderson County 18.0 14,023 2,137
Winkler County 17.9 1,378 2,135
Bowie County 17.9 15,750 2,124
Hopkins County 17.9 6,312 2,123
Uvalde County 17.9 4,735 2,121
Harrison County 17.9 11,605 2,120
Kent County 17.9 113 2,114
Aransas County 17.8 4,344 2,113
Lamar County 17.8 8,644 2,098
Caldwell County 17.7 6,819 2,089
Dallas County 17.7 446,611 2,085
Shackelford County 17.7 586 2,083
Gregg County 17.6 21,028 2,065
Hill County 17.5 5,967 2,047
Wharton County 17.5 7,122 2,038
San Saba County 17.4 897 2,033
Eastland County 17.4 3,023 2,026
Camp County 17.4 2,191 2,022
Fisher County 17.4 666 2,017
Freestone County 17.3 3,122 2,012
Parmer County 17.3 1,676 1,995
San Jacinto County 17.2 4,679 1,989
Gonzales County 17.2 3,469 1,984
Loving County 17.1 12 1,974
Throckmorton County 17.1 259 1,960
Terrell County 17.1 123 1,956
Sterling County 17.0 185 1,935
Moore County 16.9 3,677 1,922
Jasper County 16.8 5,772 1,911
Harris County 16.8 751,985 1,906
Nolan County 16.8 2,445 1,901
Nueces County 16.7 58,409 1,872
Refugio County 16.6 1,181 1,868
Coke County 16.6 516 1,857
Dickens County 16.6 345 1,856
Bandera County 16.5 3,467 1,836
Wilbarger County 16.5 2,091 1,828
Young County 16.5 2,939 1,820
Red River County 16.5 1,995 1,818
Brown County 16.4 5,913 1,815
Hutchinson County 16.4 3,541 1,814
Bexar County 16.4 304,792 1,808
Goliad County 16.4 1,215 1,807
Runnels County 16.3 1,624 1,793
Smith County 16.3 35,438 1,791
McCulloch County 16.3 1,296 1,785
Live Oak County 16.3 1,703 1,782
Leon County 16.3 2,741 1,780
Liberty County 16.2 11,781 1,770
Hamilton County 16.1 1,273 1,760
Taylor County 16.1 20,783 1,759
Milam County 16.0 3,845 1,751
DeWitt County 16.0 2,975 1,747
Jones County 15.9 2,021 1,730
Castro County 15.9 1,232 1,723
Dallam County 15.9 1,139 1,716
Calhoun County 15.8 3,409 1,705
Tyler County 15.8 2,947 1,697
Rusk County 15.8 7,576 1,691
Morris County 15.7 1,945 1,679
Newton County 15.7 2,202 1,672
Anderson County 15.7 6,935 1,670
Bosque County 15.6 2,737 1,663
Callahan County 15.6 2,109 1,655
Montague County 15.5 2,948 1,623
Madison County 15.4 1,516 1,614
Hays County 15.3 28,737 1,602
Panola County 15.3 3,510 1,592
San Patricio County 15.2 10,061 1,576
Robertson County 15.2 2,505 1,561
Burleson County 15.1 2,620 1,557
Collingsworth County 15.0 445 1,544
Franklin County 15.0 1,582 1,540
Clay County 15.0 1,539 1,535
Donley County 14.9 468 1,525
Mills County 14.9 703 1,522
Hockley County 14.9 3,354 1,520
Gray County 14.9 3,169 1,509
Fannin County 14.8 4,580 1,500
Victoria County 14.8 13,328 1,496
Sherman County 14.8 448 1,491
Knox County 14.7 529 1,466
Atascosa County 14.6 6,961 1,460
Bell County 14.3 46,671 1,397
Grayson County 14.3 17,605 1,395
Orange County 14.2 11,759 1,386
Van Zandt County 14.2 7,489 1,376
Briscoe County 13.9 220 1,332
Stonewall County 13.9 143 1,331
Galveston County 13.9 43,721 1,328
Howard County 13.9 4,344 1,322
Cooke County 13.9 5,313 1,319
Travis County 13.9 159,948 1,317
Upshur County 13.8 5,513 1,309
Hardeman County 13.8 548 1,304
Lee County 13.8 2,251 1,298
Kerr County 13.8 6,760 1,295
Terry County 13.7 1,590 1,291
Jackson County 13.7 1,962 1,274
Tarrant County 13.5 264,575 1,238
Irion County 13.5 215 1,237
Garza County 13.5 646 1,234
Austin County 13.4 3,891 1,220
Wood County 13.3 5,580 1,206
Coryell County 13.3 8,174 1,201
Bastrop County 13.3 10,322 1,180
Washington County 13.2 4,298 1,174
Reeves County 13.2 1,617 1,164
Rains County 13.1 1,462 1,143
Baylor County 13.1 458 1,137
Ochiltree County 13.0 1,351 1,101
Wise County 13.0 8,042 1,098
Tom Green County 12.9 14,339 1,090
Chambers County 12.9 5,031 1,086
Scurry County 12.8 1,988 1,061
Medina County 12.7 5,850 1,050
Mason County 12.6 518 1,036
Llano County 12.5 2,495 1,010
Gillespie County 12.4 3,175 999
Kaufman County 12.4 14,073 996
Hood County 12.3 6,722 973
Yoakum County 12.3 1,043 973
Ector County 12.3 18,882 971
Burnet County 12.3 5,473 969
Motley County 12.2 136 955
Lampasas County 12.0 2,429 928
Hardin County 12.0 6,669 927
Colorado County 12.0 2,466 925
Andrews County 11.9 2,082 909
Crane County 11.8 551 872
Glasscock County 11.6 165 845
Ward County 11.6 1,313 831
Pecos County 11.5 1,580 819
Oldham County 11.1 170 740
Gaines County 11.0 2,180 719
Johnson County 11.0 17,201 705
Brewster County 10.9 981 695
Blanco County 10.8 1,180 679
Kinney County 10.6 354 646
Guadalupe County 10.6 15,774 640
Lipscomb County 10.5 361 627
Ellis County 10.5 17,014 624
Lavaca County 10.5 2,030 617
Montgomery County 10.3 54,912 597
Schleicher County 10.2 320 578
Wilson County 10.2 4,705 561
Brazoria County 9.9 33,043 520
Menard County 9.8 201 488
Randall County 9.6 12,247 459
Comal County 9.2 11,827 399
Parker County 9.2 11,339 387
Fayette County 9.1 2,220 369
Hemphill County 8.8 363 324
Archer County 8.8 769 321
Midland County 8.7 13,714 311
Concho County 8.5 221 297
Denton County 8.4 64,503 283
La Salle County 8.2 535 264
Hartley County 8.1 347 249
Fort Bend County 8.1 56,959 246
Mitchell County 7.9 496 227
Armstrong County 7.5 140 189
Edwards County 7.0 147 147
McMullen County 7.0 42 147
Martin County 7.0 382 143
Williamson County 7.0 35,067 142
Collin County 6.9 62,439 133
Jeff Davis County 6.7 145 122
Sutton County 6.5 251 112
Carson County 6.4 381 107
Rockwall County 5.8 5,222 82
Kendall County 5.7 2,255 72
Foard County 5.7 78 70
King County 3.5 10 10
Roberts County 3.3 29 8
Borden County 2.8 17 3
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 04/02/2020 3:25 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.
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Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.

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