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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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United States 13.4 42,510,843 N/A
Texas 14.7 4,072,194 38 of 52
Harris County 15.7 722,792 1,896
Dallas County 15.4 395,812 1,830
Bexar County 15.7 301,755 1,897
Hidalgo County 29.7 250,879 3,056
Tarrant County 11.9 241,703 1,073
El Paso County 20.2 165,719 2,579
Travis County 12.0 143,785 1,077
Cameron County 28.9 120,764 3,043
Webb County 27.5 74,264 3,013
Denton County 7.6 62,681 256
Collin County 6.3 60,908 126
Nueces County 16.6 58,539 2,049
Fort Bend County 7.4 56,251 224
Lubbock County 18.9 55,155 2,426
Montgomery County 9.3 52,589 522
Brazos County 24.4 50,496 2,902
Bell County 13.9 46,752 1,504
McLennan County 19.2 46,207 2,475
Jefferson County 17.7 41,948 2,237
Galveston County 12.4 40,485 1,186
Williamson County 6.4 34,818 138
Smith County 15.4 34,116 1,829
Brazoria County 8.7 30,317 407
Hays County 13.7 28,214 1,474
Potter County 20.4 22,979 2,601
Starr County 34.7 22,015 3,110
Gregg County 18.0 21,494 2,286
Taylor County 15.1 19,764 1,782
Wichita County 16.9 19,693 2,113
Ector County 11.9 18,899 1,066
Johnson County 10.2 16,799 717
Grayson County 13.1 16,775 1,324
Midland County 9.6 15,871 568
Maverick County 26.9 15,616 2,993
Tom Green County 13.5 15,164 1,434
Angelina County 17.7 15,026 2,250
Ellis County 8.8 15,026 421
Nacogdoches County 24.8 14,803 2,914
Hunt County 16.1 14,681 1,952
Bowie County 16.6 14,534 2,053
Guadalupe County 9.1 14,297 489
Kaufman County 11.4 13,864 942
Victoria County 15.0 13,620 1,755
Henderson County 17.1 13,599 2,145
Walker County 22.4 12,325 2,769
Harrison County 17.4 11,290 2,200
Randall County 8.5 11,104 368
Orange County 13.3 11,029 1,383
Comal County 7.6 10,712 254
Liberty County 14.1 10,708 1,557
Parker County 8.1 10,675 322
San Patricio County 15.9 10,516 1,928
Val Verde County 20.3 9,536 2,588
Jim Wells County 23.2 9,388 2,825
Bastrop County 11.2 9,230 906
Lamar County 17.4 8,530 2,209
Polk County 18.2 8,238 2,320
Navarro County 17.0 8,150 2,124
Cherokee County 16.4 8,013 2,032
Kleberg County 27.2 7,904 3,003
Coryell County 12.9 7,829 1,303
Waller County 16.5 7,827 2,041
Caldwell County 18.9 7,541 2,430
Van Zandt County 13.6 7,377 1,453
Erath County 18.4 7,305 2,345
Wharton County 17.6 7,212 2,224
Atascosa County 14.8 7,196 1,693
Wise County 10.7 6,983 810
Matagorda County 18.9 6,884 2,445
Hardin County 12.1 6,768 1,105
Anderson County 14.9 6,598 1,719
Upshur County 16.0 6,471 1,949
Jasper County 18.5 6,371 2,363
Wood County 14.6 6,257 1,659
Kerr County 11.7 5,880 1,020
Rusk County 11.8 5,769 1,056
Titus County 17.7 5,700 2,241
Shelby County 22.6 5,685 2,784
Hood County 9.7 5,615 609
Howard County 17.3 5,470 2,197
Willacy County 27.0 5,468 2,996
Cass County 18.5 5,455 2,360
Medina County 11.3 5,372 925
Aransas County 21.3 5,127 2,689
Bee County 20.6 5,120 2,620
Palo Pinto County 18.1 5,097 2,308
Hale County 16.0 5,046 1,943
Hopkins County 14.0 5,027 1,546
Cooke County 12.8 5,024 1,284
Chambers County 12.1 4,960 1,118
Zapata County 34.5 4,888 3,107
Uvalde County 17.9 4,737 2,277
Burnet County 10.2 4,661 698
Wilson County 9.6 4,652 578
Rockwall County 4.7 4,579 32
Brown County 12.6 4,545 1,236
Limestone County 19.4 4,388 2,505
Hill County 12.7 4,383 1,247
Houston County 21.8 4,308 2,715
San Jacinto County 15.2 4,238 1,802
Grimes County 17.0 4,134 2,127
Falls County 26.5 4,113 2,981
Zavala County 33.8 4,011 3,102
Washington County 12.0 3,959 1,096
Fannin County 12.0 3,796 1,094
Milam County 15.4 3,744 1,848
Hockley County 16.5 3,662 2,037
Frio County 23.3 3,618 2,831
Austin County 12.1 3,583 1,132
Dimmit County 33.7 3,477 3,101
Bandera County 15.7 3,455 1,894
Gray County 16.5 3,412 2,035
Newton County 24.4 3,357 2,907
Panola County 14.7 3,353 1,679
Freestone County 18.1 3,260 2,296
Eastland County 18.3 3,168 2,336
Gaines County 15.3 3,143 1,810
Tyler County 16.5 3,114 2,043
Hutchinson County 14.6 3,083 1,643
Leon County 17.6 3,023 2,234
Deaf Smith County 16.2 2,995 1,989
Montague County 15.6 2,995 1,885
DeWitt County 16.0 2,946 1,944
Fayette County 11.9 2,929 1,058
Calhoun County 13.7 2,923 1,462
Gonzales County 14.1 2,886 1,560
Dawson County 25.9 2,840 2,966
Bosque County 15.8 2,823 1,903
Brooks County 41.4 2,724 3,137
Presidio County 39.0 2,717 3,131
Moore County 12.8 2,712 1,279
Gillespie County 9.5 2,476 562
Lamb County 19.0 2,453 2,456
Duval County 22.8 2,426 2,797
Kendall County 5.6 2,411 76
Wilbarger County 19.2 2,390 2,482
Camp County 18.5 2,372 2,368
Nolan County 16.1 2,359 1,970
Robertson County 14.0 2,356 1,548
Red River County 19.7 2,352 2,531
Lampasas County 11.1 2,280 879
Trinity County 15.5 2,244 1,867
Llano County 10.6 2,211 790
Terry County 19.2 2,208 2,478
Karnes County 17.7 2,199 2,243
Young County 12.3 2,183 1,167
Scurry County 14.4 2,173 1,612
Morris County 17.8 2,170 2,252
Burleson County 11.8 2,095 1,048
Lavaca County 10.7 2,083 797
Colorado County 10.0 2,080 667
Sabine County 20.1 2,076 2,572
Pecos County 15.1 2,041 1,780
Lee County 12.3 2,040 1,161
Reeves County 15.0 2,033 1,757
Somervell County 23.4 2,017 2,841
San Augustine County 24.8 1,995 2,915
Jackson County 13.4 1,942 1,402
Marion County 19.2 1,901 2,480
Live Oak County 17.2 1,837 2,167
Stephens County 20.6 1,835 2,618
Jones County 14.0 1,782 1,536
Swisher County 25.2 1,706 2,930
Andrews County 9.2 1,647 512
Jim Hogg County 30.6 1,576 3,070
Ochiltree County 15.2 1,522 1,795
Runnels County 15.3 1,518 1,816
Rains County 12.9 1,510 1,304
Comanche County 11.2 1,485 905
Callahan County 10.7 1,462 800
Ward County 12.5 1,446 1,220
Parmer County 14.9 1,440 1,731
Hamilton County 17.3 1,402 2,195
McCulloch County 16.9 1,326 2,115
Madison County 12.0 1,319 1,099
Clay County 12.2 1,259 1,153
Jack County 16.3 1,255 2,005
Brewster County 14.0 1,254 1,527
Crosby County 20.6 1,189 2,626
Winkler County 15.0 1,167 1,753
Refugio County 16.5 1,148 2,034
Coleman County 13.8 1,135 1,486
La Salle County 17.0 1,098 2,133
Haskell County 20.4 1,072 2,597
Lynn County 18.2 1,053 2,326
Delta County 20.0 1,039 2,568
Castro County 13.7 1,038 1,465
Archer County 11.9 1,033 1,074
Blanco County 9.0 1,015 466
Franklin County 9.3 988 535
Goliad County 13.1 980 1,342
Wheeler County 18.3 965 2,334
Kimble County 22.3 964 2,757
Hansford County 17.4 947 2,203
Hudspeth County 24.4 886 2,909
Dallam County 12.3 878 1,156
Floyd County 14.7 847 1,678
Garza County 19.7 829 2,533
Childress County 13.9 799 1,521
Real County 24.7 780 2,913
San Saba County 14.0 742 1,538
Mills County 15.6 734 1,878
Cochran County 25.6 730 2,955
Yoakum County 8.4 726 361
Mitchell County 11.3 712 916
Hall County 22.9 685 2,804
Kinney County 19.6 667 2,522
Culberson County 29.6 653 3,052
Crockett County 18.6 637 2,392
Bailey County 8.7 590 418
Fisher County 15.1 575 1,758
Hardeman County 13.9 544 1,509
Knox County 15.0 535 1,741
Sutton County 13.9 531 1,525
Cottle County 30.9 505 3,077
Upton County 14.1 505 1,551
Carson County 8.3 493 350
Collingsworth County 17.0 493 2,130
Martin County 8.5 474 373
Schleicher County 15.7 467 1,888
Sherman County 14.8 448 1,706
Donley County 14.7 447 1,685
Mason County 10.7 447 807
Shackelford County 13.3 436 1,392
Lipscomb County 12.9 428 1,293
Dickens County 19.7 410 2,532
Baylor County 11.7 406 1,026
Coke County 12.5 398 1,229
Crane County 8.1 379 321
Reagan County 9.6 357 571
Hemphill County 8.2 326 342
Menard County 13.3 276 1,381
Concho County 12.2 268 1,145
Hartley County 6.1 251 112
Irion County 14.9 241 1,718
Throckmorton County 16.8 241 2,103
Briscoe County 16.3 233 2,007
Glasscock County 11.7 177 1,024
Armstrong County 9.2 174 503
Stonewall County 11.9 169 1,063
Edwards County 8.7 165 397
Oldham County 9.1 152 488
Foard County 10.4 129 745
Motley County 8.1 101 314
Roberts County 11.8 93 1,036
McMullen County 11.8 91 1,035
Kent County 14.5 87 1,623
Jeff Davis County 3.9 85 10
Terrell County 9.4 84 544
Kenedy County 5.5 31 69
Sterling County 2.4 29 1
King County 10.5 25 777
Borden County 2.6 16 2
Loving County 15.3 15 1,821
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/22/2021 2:51 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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