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Demographic Data Report for West Virginia by County
Poverty: Persons below poverty
All Ages, All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes
2017-2021 American Community Survey 5-Year Data
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County
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Value (Percent)
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People (Below Poverty)
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Rank within US
(of 3143 counties)
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West Virginia 16.9 295,632 48 of 52
United States 12.6 40,661,636 N/A
McDowell County 28.9 5,191 3,065
Calhoun County 28.4 1,805 3,058
Mingo County 28.2 6,699 3,053
Clay County 26.3 2,117 3,013
Logan County 25.7 8,269 2,990
Wyoming County 25.3 5,407 2,969
Summers County 22.6 2,564 2,840
Raleigh County 22.5 16,230 2,837
Webster County 21.5 1,791 2,762
Roane County 21.3 2,989 2,743
Cabell County 21.2 19,241 2,739
Fayette County 21.0 8,323 2,719
Wirt County 20.9 1,096 2,711
Barbour County 20.8 3,111 2,701
Lincoln County 20.6 4,217 2,691
Upshur County 20.0 4,557 2,638
Monongalia County 19.3 19,285 2,576
Mercer County 18.9 11,029 2,531
Greenbrier County 18.9 6,158 2,524
Wetzel County 18.8 2,684 2,512
Nicholas County 18.6 4,582 2,497
Braxton County 18.3 2,265 2,468
Hardy County 18.3 2,585 2,457
Ritchie County 18.2 1,536 2,442
Jackson County 18.1 5,023 2,433
Hampshire County 17.9 4,017 2,394
Boone County 17.8 3,866 2,387
Pocahontas County 17.5 1,350 2,340
Wayne County 17.3 6,785 2,319
Lewis County 17.2 2,854 2,290
Mason County 16.5 4,117 2,186
Kanawha County 16.4 29,453 2,168
Taylor County 16.2 2,656 2,132
Pendleton County 16.1 993 2,116
Doddridge County 15.2 1,079 1,953
Randolph County 15.2 3,936 1,950
Harrison County 15.2 9,846 1,944
Wood County 14.8 12,360 1,869
Marion County 14.6 8,028 1,817
Marshall County 14.5 4,374 1,799
Monroe County 14.4 1,796 1,789
Preston County 14.4 4,530 1,786
Hancock County 14.1 4,068 1,730
Ohio County 13.3 5,337 1,534
Grant County 12.1 1,327 1,249
Mineral County 12.1 3,158 1,238
Tyler County 12.0 993 1,230
Brooke County 11.8 2,560 1,168
Gilmer County 11.8 712 1,168
Berkeley County 10.7 12,751 923
Putnam County 10.5 5,957 862
Tucker County 9.9 651 728
Jefferson County 9.7 5,442 686
Morgan County 8.0 1,355 374
Pleasants County 7.4 527 299
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 05/29/2024 5:55 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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