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Demographic Data Report for Texas by County
Poverty: Persons below poverty
All Ages, All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes
2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Data
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Texas 16.7 4,397,307 38 of 52
United States 15.1 46,932,225 N/A
Hudspeth County 37.9 1,131 3,115
Starr County 37.6 23,445 3,111
Willacy County 37.2 7,371 3,109
Zavala County 35.8 4,248 3,102
Brooks County 34.7 2,358 3,094
Zapata County 34.1 4,857 3,086
Cameron County 33.0 136,809 3,074
Hidalgo County 32.8 267,812 3,071
Webb County 32.1 84,134 3,060
Hall County 28.7 889 3,000
Brazos County 27.0 52,652 2,936
San Augustine County 26.6 2,213 2,924
Cottle County 25.0 388 2,835
Terrell County 24.9 194 2,824
Maverick County 24.7 13,879 2,814
Duval County 24.5 2,675 2,802
Erath County 24.5 9,500 2,801
Presidio County 24.5 1,749 2,798
Houston County 24.4 4,801 2,792
Nacogdoches County 24.4 14,631 2,788
Falls County 24.3 3,756 2,785
Karnes County 24.0 2,936 2,764
Walker County 24.0 12,072 2,763
Culberson County 23.8 535 2,750
Kleberg County 23.8 7,110 2,749
Swisher County 23.4 1,639 2,728
Dimmit County 23.3 2,504 2,718
Sabine County 23.2 2,385 2,714
Shelby County 22.8 5,792 2,688
Childress County 22.8 1,342 2,686
Kenedy County 22.8 127 2,675
Crockett County 22.7 851 2,666
El Paso County 22.5 183,925 2,652
Limestone County 22.2 4,976 2,616
Stephens County 22.0 2,012 2,600
Floyd County 22.0 1,330 2,599
Potter County 21.9 25,187 2,591
Cherokee County 21.9 10,570 2,589
Matagorda County 21.7 7,877 2,569
Marion County 21.6 2,161 2,563
Delta County 21.5 1,110 2,553
Comanche County 21.3 2,825 2,529
Frio County 21.3 3,333 2,525
Jim Hogg County 20.9 1,088 2,492
Val Verde County 20.9 9,811 2,481
Titus County 20.8 6,654 2,472
Lamb County 20.8 2,763 2,470
Uvalde County 20.7 5,484 2,467
Hale County 20.7 6,740 2,464
Jim Wells County 20.7 8,471 2,461
Haskell County 20.6 1,000 2,434
Bee County 20.5 5,121 2,428
Kinney County 20.5 654 2,420
Upton County 20.4 695 2,415
Grimes County 20.3 4,819 2,402
Hansford County 20.0 1,096 2,368
Jefferson County 20.0 47,369 2,367
Crosby County 20.0 1,177 2,365
McLennan County 19.9 46,681 2,362
Navarro County 19.9 9,418 2,357
Lamar County 19.9 9,691 2,348
Lynn County 19.8 1,128 2,344
Fisher County 19.8 752 2,337
Collingsworth County 19.7 582 2,327
Angelina County 19.6 16,688 2,324
Cochran County 19.6 569 2,310
Bowie County 19.5 17,166 2,305
Hopkins County 19.5 6,880 2,299
Lubbock County 19.5 55,027 2,293
Camp County 19.3 2,422 2,266
Cass County 19.2 5,736 2,255
Bailey County 19.1 1,322 2,240
Hill County 19.1 6,457 2,227
Waller County 19.0 7,986 2,226
Dickens County 19.0 391 2,212
Kimble County 19.0 831 2,211
Hunt County 18.9 16,281 2,201
Stonewall County 18.9 221 2,196
Henderson County 18.8 14,593 2,186
Caldwell County 18.6 7,014 2,156
Dallas County 18.6 461,045 2,145
Morris County 18.6 2,316 2,142
Wichita County 18.5 21,682 2,136
Shackelford County 18.5 609 2,124
McCulloch County 18.4 1,484 2,116
Real County 18.4 599 2,114
Coleman County 18.3 1,545 2,099
Gregg County 18.2 21,785 2,086
Polk County 18.2 7,706 2,085
Calhoun County 18.1 3,914 2,065
Callahan County 18.0 2,424 2,049
San Saba County 18.0 930 2,044
Palo Pinto County 17.9 4,916 2,025
Moore County 17.8 3,908 2,011
Runnels County 17.8 1,804 2,002
Brown County 17.7 6,390 1,996
Harrison County 17.7 11,499 1,994
Wharton County 17.7 7,228 1,990
Somervell County 17.6 1,485 1,971
Nolan County 17.6 2,572 1,964
Eastland County 17.6 3,054 1,963
Reagan County 17.5 630 1,954
Taylor County 17.5 22,653 1,951
Harris County 17.4 763,456 1,921
Liberty County 17.3 12,448 1,913
Winkler County 17.3 1,319 1,904
Coke County 17.2 534 1,898
Gonzales County 17.2 3,443 1,897
Wheeler County 17.2 951 1,890
San Jacinto County 17.2 4,627 1,887
Deaf Smith County 17.2 3,235 1,885
Bexar County 17.2 313,406 1,883
Jack County 17.2 1,312 1,877
Anderson County 17.1 7,561 1,862
Aransas County 17.0 4,124 1,850
Smith County 17.0 36,474 1,841
Nueces County 17.0 59,095 1,839
Goliad County 16.9 1,246 1,825
Franklin County 16.8 1,759 1,814
Parmer County 16.8 1,637 1,808
Kerr County 16.7 8,158 1,792
Jones County 16.7 2,151 1,789
Ward County 16.6 1,873 1,777
Freestone County 16.6 2,988 1,776
Red River County 16.5 2,020 1,760
Madison County 16.5 1,561 1,751
Bandera County 16.5 3,409 1,749
Fannin County 16.5 5,078 1,748
Hutchinson County 16.5 3,561 1,745
Rusk County 16.5 7,945 1,740
Loving County 16.4 12 1,733
Wilbarger County 16.4 2,086 1,720
Jasper County 16.3 5,650 1,715
Dawson County 16.3 1,866 1,700
Newton County 16.2 2,272 1,690
Castro County 16.2 1,256 1,679
Hays County 16.2 28,863 1,674
DeWitt County 16.2 3,038 1,666
Dallam County 16.2 1,129 1,665
Montague County 16.1 3,066 1,646
Leon County 16.0 2,694 1,641
Live Oak County 15.9 1,649 1,623
Van Zandt County 15.8 8,244 1,595
Refugio County 15.8 1,124 1,594
Gray County 15.7 3,359 1,591
Tyler County 15.7 2,903 1,584
Hockley County 15.7 3,540 1,578
Grayson County 15.6 18,877 1,557
Sterling County 15.5 184 1,548
Trinity County 15.5 2,206 1,543
Motley County 15.5 158 1,539
Hardeman County 15.5 606 1,528
Milam County 15.5 3,692 1,527
Clay County 15.4 1,575 1,514
Young County 15.3 2,759 1,508
Atascosa County 15.3 7,208 1,503
Orange County 15.2 12,590 1,490
Travis County 15.2 171,023 1,486
Robertson County 15.1 2,460 1,457
Cooke County 15.0 5,726 1,453
Donley County 15.0 481 1,445
Mason County 14.9 604 1,433
Howard County 14.9 4,646 1,431
Bosque County 14.8 2,599 1,406
Lee County 14.8 2,402 1,401
Hamilton County 14.8 1,174 1,395
Reeves County 14.7 1,697 1,384
Victoria County 14.7 13,166 1,383
Bell County 14.7 47,165 1,377
Knox County 14.7 536 1,369
Panola County 14.6 3,372 1,348
Mills County 14.5 678 1,335
Briscoe County 14.5 239 1,332
Austin County 14.5 4,163 1,325
Washington County 14.4 4,645 1,307
Burnet County 14.4 6,346 1,305
Tarrant County 14.4 275,899 1,305
San Patricio County 14.3 9,397 1,288
Coryell County 14.1 8,697 1,268
Colorado County 14.0 2,854 1,236
Medina County 14.0 6,340 1,226
Tom Green County 13.8 15,267 1,206
Llano County 13.8 2,672 1,200
Kaufman County 13.7 15,160 1,193
Lampasas County 13.7 2,751 1,182
Terry County 13.7 1,581 1,180
Bastrop County 13.6 10,350 1,174
Galveston County 13.6 41,948 1,172
Burleson County 13.6 2,329 1,168
Sherman County 13.6 413 1,167
Upshur County 13.5 5,367 1,148
Garza County 13.4 624 1,125
Menard County 13.4 282 1,118
Throckmorton County 13.3 199 1,108
Wood County 13.3 5,556 1,102
Oldham County 13.2 215 1,090
La Salle County 13.2 843 1,087
Schleicher County 13.2 417 1,074
Jackson County 13.0 1,863 1,042
Baylor County 12.7 452 971
Ochiltree County 12.6 1,322 950
Wise County 12.5 7,599 926
Ector County 12.4 18,777 915
Johnson County 12.1 18,706 874
Hood County 12.1 6,439 858
Yoakum County 12.0 996 837
Hemphill County 11.8 484 799
Hardin County 11.8 6,480 794
Crane County 11.7 550 783
Irion County 11.7 191 780
Kent County 11.7 72 775
Chambers County 11.7 4,411 772
Brewster County 11.2 1,023 711
Ellis County 11.0 17,458 667
Montgomery County 11.0 56,804 666
Gillespie County 10.8 2,725 607
Fayette County 10.8 2,630 606
Andrews County 10.7 1,821 599
Gaines County 10.7 2,076 597
Rains County 10.7 1,174 589
Concho County 10.6 293 582
Martin County 10.6 571 579
Wilson County 10.5 4,795 561
Randall County 10.5 13,245 560
Brazoria County 10.5 34,248 552
Guadalupe County 10.5 15,190 548
Lavaca County 10.4 1,995 534
Lipscomb County 10.4 358 527
Mitchell County 10.2 654 501
Pecos County 9.7 1,334 431
Blanco County 9.7 1,045 427
Armstrong County 9.6 177 411
Parker County 9.4 11,377 378
Comal County 9.2 11,356 357
Sutton County 9.2 358 346
McMullen County 8.8 59 295
Denton County 8.7 64,613 283
Fort Bend County 8.2 55,523 225
Archer County 8.1 704 223
Scurry County 8.1 1,261 218
Jeff Davis County 8.0 172 204
Midland County 7.9 12,148 193
Edwards County 7.7 156 183
Hartley County 7.3 326 152
Williamson County 7.2 35,045 141
Collin County 7.1 62,651 129
Foard County 6.9 89 116
Rockwall County 6.2 5,380 84
Kendall County 6.1 2,363 80
Carson County 5.9 351 62
Glasscock County 5.3 66 40
King County 3.3 9 4
Borden County 2.6 18 2
Roberts County 1.8 17 1
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 07/22/2019 5:37 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.
Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.

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