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Demographic Data Report for West 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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West Virginia 17.6 310,044 48 of 52
United States 13.4 42,510,843 N/A
McDowell County 33.2 5,704 3,095
Mingo County 28.7 6,933 3,041
Clay County 27.5 2,353 3,011
Webster County 26.1 2,170 2,969
Logan County 25.4 8,268 2,944
Wayne County 23.2 9,323 2,829
Boone County 23.1 5,123 2,818
Lincoln County 22.8 4,739 2,799
Wyoming County 22.4 4,705 2,765
Cabell County 22.3 20,153 2,762
Wetzel County 22.1 3,356 2,745
Braxton County 22.0 3,035 2,729
Summers County 21.7 2,598 2,712
Calhoun County 21.7 1,567 2,711
Lewis County 21.1 3,370 2,676
Barbour County 20.8 3,313 2,646
Monongalia County 20.8 20,653 2,641
Upshur County 20.6 4,769 2,624
Fayette County 20.5 8,619 2,611
Mercer County 19.8 11,590 2,542
Raleigh County 18.6 13,464 2,388
Randolph County 18.5 4,908 2,369
Roane County 18.4 2,539 2,358
Ritchie County 18.3 1,779 2,339
Nicholas County 18.3 4,562 2,338
Hampshire County 17.8 4,044 2,263
Jackson County 17.7 5,061 2,242
Kanawha County 17.2 30,967 2,162
Wood County 16.8 14,116 2,100
Taylor County 16.8 2,751 2,084
Tyler County 16.6 1,439 2,062
Pocahontas County 16.6 1,352 2,057
Gilmer County 16.4 1,069 2,023
Marion County 16.4 9,003 2,013
Wirt County 16.2 936 1,975
Greenbrier County 16.0 5,530 1,939
Mason County 15.9 4,137 1,933
Doddridge County 15.7 1,217 1,899
Preston County 15.4 4,707 1,831
Harrison County 15.3 10,186 1,823
Monroe County 15.3 2,020 1,811
Pendleton County 15.2 1,047 1,792
Marshall County 14.5 4,457 1,631
Hancock County 13.9 4,045 1,520
Mineral County 13.8 3,628 1,493
Hardy County 13.8 1,879 1,482
Brooke County 13.2 2,819 1,351
Ohio County 12.6 4,994 1,232
Tucker County 12.5 848 1,225
Pleasants County 12.3 853 1,163
Berkeley County 12.2 13,898 1,139
Grant County 10.9 1,249 841
Putnam County 9.8 5,477 614
Jefferson County 9.7 5,336 605
Morgan County 7.9 1,386 295
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 09/27/2021 11:54 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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