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Demographic Data Report for Virginia 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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People (Below Poverty)
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Rank within US
(of 3146 counties)
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United States 13.4 42,510,843 N/A
Virginia 10.6 865,691 10 of 52
Radford City 36.3 5,349 3,122
Buchanan County 28.4 5,905 3,034
Harrisonburg City 28.3 13,025 3,032
Norton City 28.2 1,102 3,026
Lexington City 27.4 1,191 3,007
Emporia City 27.0 1,408 2,995
Dickenson County 25.7 3,665 2,959
Buena Vista City 25.5 1,519 2,952
Lee County 25.5 5,694 2,948
Charlottesville City 24.1 10,645 2,880
Petersburg City 24.1 7,406 2,878
Martinsville City 23.9 2,962 2,869
Galax City 23.8 1,490 2,866
Charlotte County 23.7 2,798 2,856
Hopewell City 23.6 5,253 2,849
Montgomery County 23.5 20,897 2,846
Richmond City 23.2 50,200 2,827
Bristol City 22.6 3,753 2,783
Danville City 22.4 8,813 2,766
Wise County 22.1 7,796 2,734
Russell County 21.1 5,677 2,677
Grayson County 20.9 3,076 2,654
Roanoke City 20.8 20,240 2,643
Williamsburg City 20.7 2,188 2,636
Brunswick County 20.4 2,883 2,602
Alleghany County and Clifton Forge City 19.7 2,925 2,534
Lynchburg City 19.5 13,676 2,515
Accomack County 19.0 6,141 2,452
Mecklenburg County 19.0 5,627 2,451
Smyth County 18.9 5,654 2,429
Norfolk City 18.7 41,016 2,408
Prince Edward County 18.6 3,248 2,376
Nottoway County 18.3 2,519 2,337
Henry County 18.1 9,149 2,303
Northampton County 18.0 2,079 2,290
Cumberland County 17.8 1,738 2,260
Tazewell County 17.5 7,004 2,217
Richmond County 17.3 1,254 2,173
Essex County 16.8 1,835 2,095
Portsmouth City 16.8 15,312 2,093
Waynesboro City 16.8 3,659 2,087
Lunenburg County 16.4 1,856 2,027
Winchester City 16.3 4,355 1,997
Pittsylvania County 16.1 9,656 1,959
Surry County 15.9 1,033 1,923
Buckingham County 15.8 2,340 1,900
Fredericksburg City 15.5 4,052 1,866
Scott County 15.5 3,254 1,861
Newport News City 15.3 26,138 1,825
Greensville County 15.3 1,259 1,814
Hampton City 15.2 19,751 1,797
Page County 15.1 3,553 1,770
Westmoreland County 14.9 2,636 1,727
Wythe County 14.8 4,230 1,709
Pulaski County 14.8 4,862 1,691
Franklin City 14.7 1,178 1,666
Northumberland County 14.6 1,776 1,656
Carroll County 14.6 4,315 1,654
Washington County 14.6 7,598 1,644
Franklin County 14.5 7,869 1,618
Patrick County 14.2 2,467 1,580
Rockbridge County 14.2 3,167 1,570
Amherst County 14.0 4,327 1,530
Halifax County with South Boston City 13.9 4,690 1,507
Appomattox County 13.2 2,062 1,354
Covington City 13.2 722 1,352
Charles City County 13.2 919 1,345
Sussex County 13.1 1,187 1,330
Nelson County 13.0 1,909 1,311
King and Queen County 12.4 874 1,200
Dinwiddie County 12.1 3,371 1,121
Colonial Heights City 12.1 2,083 1,120
Louisa County 11.8 4,209 1,049
Shenandoah County 11.5 4,919 979
Mathews County 11.4 990 949
Staunton City 11.1 2,565 886
Campbell County 11.0 5,983 864
Bath County 10.9 460 842
Amelia County 10.7 1,375 806
Isle of Wight County 10.5 3,818 768
Suffolk City 10.4 9,267 737
Floyd County 10.3 1,613 730
Alexandria City 10.3 16,108 725
Bland County 10.3 564 722
Giles County 10.2 1,683 701
Highland County 10.1 220 684
Middlesex County 10.0 1,036 673
Warren County 9.9 3,835 655
Lancaster County 9.8 1,035 611
Fairfax City 9.3 2,113 527
Henrico County 9.1 29,673 499
Albemarle County 9.1 9,142 491
Salem City 9.1 2,058 479
Southampton County 9.0 1,473 461
Bedford City and County 8.9 6,917 442
Craig County 8.9 451 438
Caroline County 8.8 2,466 429
Rockingham County 8.8 6,895 428
Gloucester County 8.8 3,251 427
Rappahannock County 8.8 642 419
Augusta County 8.7 6,128 398
Chesapeake City 8.6 20,024 386
King William County 8.4 1,400 366
Orange County 8.2 2,873 332
Prince George County 8.1 2,765 325
Manassas City 8.0 3,270 303
Culpeper County 7.8 3,843 274
Clarke County 7.6 1,080 253
Virginia Beach City 7.3 32,183 214
James City County 7.3 5,366 211
Spotsylvania County 7.0 9,198 185
Roanoke County 6.9 6,335 179
New Kent County 6.9 1,457 177
Chesterfield County 6.8 23,060 161
Arlington County 6.8 15,625 160
Prince William County 6.6 30,294 151
Madison County 6.6 852 149
Botetourt County 6.5 2,126 145
Manassas Park City 6.4 1,073 133
Greene County 6.4 1,231 131
Frederick County 6.2 5,229 118
Fairfax County 6.1 69,450 114
Fauquier County 5.8 4,030 90
Poquoson City 5.6 679 79
Fluvanna County 5.5 1,370 70
Powhatan County 5.4 1,405 65
Hanover County 5.3 5,487 61
Goochland County 5.2 1,133 55
King George County 5.1 1,329 47
York County 4.9 3,273 41
Stafford County 4.4 6,315 19
Loudoun County 3.4 13,342 7
Falls Church City 3.2 445 5
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 09/27/2021 11:14 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.
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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