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Demographic Data Report for Texas 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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Texas 14.7 4,072,194 38 of 52
United States 13.4 42,510,843 N/A
Loving County 15.3 15 1,821
Borden County 2.6 16 2
King County 10.5 25 777
Sterling County 2.4 29 1
Kenedy County 5.5 31 69
Terrell County 9.4 84 544
Jeff Davis County 3.9 85 10
Kent County 14.5 87 1,623
McMullen County 11.8 91 1,035
Roberts County 11.8 93 1,036
Motley County 8.1 101 314
Foard County 10.4 129 745
Oldham County 9.1 152 488
Edwards County 8.7 165 397
Stonewall County 11.9 169 1,063
Armstrong County 9.2 174 503
Glasscock County 11.7 177 1,024
Briscoe County 16.3 233 2,007
Irion County 14.9 241 1,718
Throckmorton County 16.8 241 2,103
Hartley County 6.1 251 112
Concho County 12.2 268 1,145
Menard County 13.3 276 1,381
Hemphill County 8.2 326 342
Reagan County 9.6 357 571
Crane County 8.1 379 321
Coke County 12.5 398 1,229
Baylor County 11.7 406 1,026
Dickens County 19.7 410 2,532
Lipscomb County 12.9 428 1,293
Shackelford County 13.3 436 1,392
Donley County 14.7 447 1,685
Mason County 10.7 447 807
Sherman County 14.8 448 1,706
Schleicher County 15.7 467 1,888
Martin County 8.5 474 373
Carson County 8.3 493 350
Collingsworth County 17.0 493 2,130
Cottle County 30.9 505 3,077
Upton County 14.1 505 1,551
Sutton County 13.9 531 1,525
Knox County 15.0 535 1,741
Hardeman County 13.9 544 1,509
Fisher County 15.1 575 1,758
Bailey County 8.7 590 418
Crockett County 18.6 637 2,392
Culberson County 29.6 653 3,052
Kinney County 19.6 667 2,522
Hall County 22.9 685 2,804
Mitchell County 11.3 712 916
Yoakum County 8.4 726 361
Cochran County 25.6 730 2,955
Mills County 15.6 734 1,878
San Saba County 14.0 742 1,538
Real County 24.7 780 2,913
Childress County 13.9 799 1,521
Garza County 19.7 829 2,533
Floyd County 14.7 847 1,678
Dallam County 12.3 878 1,156
Hudspeth County 24.4 886 2,909
Hansford County 17.4 947 2,203
Kimble County 22.3 964 2,757
Wheeler County 18.3 965 2,334
Goliad County 13.1 980 1,342
Franklin County 9.3 988 535
Blanco County 9.0 1,015 466
Archer County 11.9 1,033 1,074
Castro County 13.7 1,038 1,465
Delta County 20.0 1,039 2,568
Lynn County 18.2 1,053 2,326
Haskell County 20.4 1,072 2,597
La Salle County 17.0 1,098 2,133
Coleman County 13.8 1,135 1,486
Refugio County 16.5 1,148 2,034
Winkler County 15.0 1,167 1,753
Crosby County 20.6 1,189 2,626
Brewster County 14.0 1,254 1,527
Jack County 16.3 1,255 2,005
Clay County 12.2 1,259 1,153
Madison County 12.0 1,319 1,099
McCulloch County 16.9 1,326 2,115
Hamilton County 17.3 1,402 2,195
Parmer County 14.9 1,440 1,731
Ward County 12.5 1,446 1,220
Callahan County 10.7 1,462 800
Comanche County 11.2 1,485 905
Rains County 12.9 1,510 1,304
Runnels County 15.3 1,518 1,816
Ochiltree County 15.2 1,522 1,795
Jim Hogg County 30.6 1,576 3,070
Andrews County 9.2 1,647 512
Swisher County 25.2 1,706 2,930
Jones County 14.0 1,782 1,536
Stephens County 20.6 1,835 2,618
Live Oak County 17.2 1,837 2,167
Marion County 19.2 1,901 2,480
Jackson County 13.4 1,942 1,402
San Augustine County 24.8 1,995 2,915
Somervell County 23.4 2,017 2,841
Reeves County 15.0 2,033 1,757
Lee County 12.3 2,040 1,161
Pecos County 15.1 2,041 1,780
Sabine County 20.1 2,076 2,572
Colorado County 10.0 2,080 667
Lavaca County 10.7 2,083 797
Burleson County 11.8 2,095 1,048
Morris County 17.8 2,170 2,252
Scurry County 14.4 2,173 1,612
Young County 12.3 2,183 1,167
Karnes County 17.7 2,199 2,243
Terry County 19.2 2,208 2,478
Llano County 10.6 2,211 790
Trinity County 15.5 2,244 1,867
Lampasas County 11.1 2,280 879
Red River County 19.7 2,352 2,531
Robertson County 14.0 2,356 1,548
Nolan County 16.1 2,359 1,970
Camp County 18.5 2,372 2,368
Wilbarger County 19.2 2,390 2,482
Kendall County 5.6 2,411 76
Duval County 22.8 2,426 2,797
Lamb County 19.0 2,453 2,456
Gillespie County 9.5 2,476 562
Moore County 12.8 2,712 1,279
Presidio County 39.0 2,717 3,131
Brooks County 41.4 2,724 3,137
Bosque County 15.8 2,823 1,903
Dawson County 25.9 2,840 2,966
Gonzales County 14.1 2,886 1,560
Calhoun County 13.7 2,923 1,462
Fayette County 11.9 2,929 1,058
DeWitt County 16.0 2,946 1,944
Deaf Smith County 16.2 2,995 1,989
Montague County 15.6 2,995 1,885
Leon County 17.6 3,023 2,234
Hutchinson County 14.6 3,083 1,643
Tyler County 16.5 3,114 2,043
Gaines County 15.3 3,143 1,810
Eastland County 18.3 3,168 2,336
Freestone County 18.1 3,260 2,296
Panola County 14.7 3,353 1,679
Newton County 24.4 3,357 2,907
Gray County 16.5 3,412 2,035
Bandera County 15.7 3,455 1,894
Dimmit County 33.7 3,477 3,101
Austin County 12.1 3,583 1,132
Frio County 23.3 3,618 2,831
Hockley County 16.5 3,662 2,037
Milam County 15.4 3,744 1,848
Fannin County 12.0 3,796 1,094
Washington County 12.0 3,959 1,096
Zavala County 33.8 4,011 3,102
Falls County 26.5 4,113 2,981
Grimes County 17.0 4,134 2,127
San Jacinto County 15.2 4,238 1,802
Houston County 21.8 4,308 2,715
Hill County 12.7 4,383 1,247
Limestone County 19.4 4,388 2,505
Brown County 12.6 4,545 1,236
Rockwall County 4.7 4,579 32
Wilson County 9.6 4,652 578
Burnet County 10.2 4,661 698
Uvalde County 17.9 4,737 2,277
Zapata County 34.5 4,888 3,107
Chambers County 12.1 4,960 1,118
Cooke County 12.8 5,024 1,284
Hopkins County 14.0 5,027 1,546
Hale County 16.0 5,046 1,943
Palo Pinto County 18.1 5,097 2,308
Bee County 20.6 5,120 2,620
Aransas County 21.3 5,127 2,689
Medina County 11.3 5,372 925
Cass County 18.5 5,455 2,360
Willacy County 27.0 5,468 2,996
Howard County 17.3 5,470 2,197
Hood County 9.7 5,615 609
Shelby County 22.6 5,685 2,784
Titus County 17.7 5,700 2,241
Rusk County 11.8 5,769 1,056
Kerr County 11.7 5,880 1,020
Wood County 14.6 6,257 1,659
Jasper County 18.5 6,371 2,363
Upshur County 16.0 6,471 1,949
Anderson County 14.9 6,598 1,719
Hardin County 12.1 6,768 1,105
Matagorda County 18.9 6,884 2,445
Wise County 10.7 6,983 810
Atascosa County 14.8 7,196 1,693
Wharton County 17.6 7,212 2,224
Erath County 18.4 7,305 2,345
Van Zandt County 13.6 7,377 1,453
Caldwell County 18.9 7,541 2,430
Waller County 16.5 7,827 2,041
Coryell County 12.9 7,829 1,303
Kleberg County 27.2 7,904 3,003
Cherokee County 16.4 8,013 2,032
Navarro County 17.0 8,150 2,124
Polk County 18.2 8,238 2,320
Lamar County 17.4 8,530 2,209
Bastrop County 11.2 9,230 906
Jim Wells County 23.2 9,388 2,825
Val Verde County 20.3 9,536 2,588
San Patricio County 15.9 10,516 1,928
Parker County 8.1 10,675 322
Liberty County 14.1 10,708 1,557
Comal County 7.6 10,712 254
Orange County 13.3 11,029 1,383
Randall County 8.5 11,104 368
Harrison County 17.4 11,290 2,200
Walker County 22.4 12,325 2,769
Henderson County 17.1 13,599 2,145
Victoria County 15.0 13,620 1,755
Kaufman County 11.4 13,864 942
Guadalupe County 9.1 14,297 489
Bowie County 16.6 14,534 2,053
Hunt County 16.1 14,681 1,952
Nacogdoches County 24.8 14,803 2,914
Angelina County 17.7 15,026 2,250
Ellis County 8.8 15,026 421
Tom Green County 13.5 15,164 1,434
Maverick County 26.9 15,616 2,993
Midland County 9.6 15,871 568
Grayson County 13.1 16,775 1,324
Johnson County 10.2 16,799 717
Ector County 11.9 18,899 1,066
Wichita County 16.9 19,693 2,113
Taylor County 15.1 19,764 1,782
Gregg County 18.0 21,494 2,286
Starr County 34.7 22,015 3,110
Potter County 20.4 22,979 2,601
Hays County 13.7 28,214 1,474
Brazoria County 8.7 30,317 407
Smith County 15.4 34,116 1,829
Williamson County 6.4 34,818 138
Galveston County 12.4 40,485 1,186
Jefferson County 17.7 41,948 2,237
McLennan County 19.2 46,207 2,475
Bell County 13.9 46,752 1,504
Brazos County 24.4 50,496 2,902
Montgomery County 9.3 52,589 522
Lubbock County 18.9 55,155 2,426
Fort Bend County 7.4 56,251 224
Nueces County 16.6 58,539 2,049
Collin County 6.3 60,908 126
Denton County 7.6 62,681 256
Webb County 27.5 74,264 3,013
Cameron County 28.9 120,764 3,043
Travis County 12.0 143,785 1,077
El Paso County 20.2 165,719 2,579
Tarrant County 11.9 241,703 1,073
Hidalgo County 29.7 250,879 3,056
Bexar County 15.7 301,755 1,897
Dallas County 15.4 395,812 1,830
Harris County 15.7 722,792 1,896
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 12/07/2021 1:05 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.
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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