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Map of Poverty by NC County

Source: 2013 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

Poverty

Poverty rate by race - 2013 ACS 1-Year Estimates

Our youngest Tar Heels are hit hard by poverty. Here are the rates of poverty for young people below 18 compared to pre-recession levels:

  • 39.3% for African American youth, compared to 34.2% in 2007
  • 41.0% of Hispanic/Latino youth, compared to 31.6% in 2007
  • 39.5% for American Indian youth, 33.2% in 2007
  • 17.9% for White youth, compared to 12.2% in 2007
NC poverty rate, 1989-2013 - 2013 ACS 1-Year Estimate

Map of Median Income and Other Socioeconomic Measures

Source: 2013 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
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