Rank City People Below The Poverty Rate
1 Boone, North Carolina 51.3%
2 Cullowhee, North Carolina 47.8%
3 Roxboro, North Carolina 41.7%
4 Forest City, North Carolina 41.4%
5 Selma, North Carolina 41.0%
6 Whiteville, North Carolina 37.2%
7 Kinston, North Carolina 34.1%
8 Henderson, North Carolina 33.3%
9 Williamston, North Carolina 33.3%
10 Laurinburg, North Carolina 32.4%
11 Elizabeth City, North Carolina 31.5%
12 Greenville, North Carolina 31.4%
13 Lumberton, North Carolina 30.5%
14 Rockingham, North Carolina 29.9%
15 Thomasville, North Carolina 29.1%
16 Marion, North Carolina 28.4%
17 Asheboro, North Carolina 28.0%
18 Washington, North Carolina 27.9%
19 Ahoskie, North Carolina 27.7%
20 Dunn, North Carolina 27.4%
21 Shelby, North Carolina 26.8%
22 Lincolnton, North Carolina 26.6%
23 Lexington, North Carolina 25.5%
24 Clinton, North Carolina 25.4%
25 Spring Lake, North Carolina 25.1%
26 Morganton, North Carolina 24.9%
27 Hillsborough, North Carolina 24.7%
28 Wilson, North Carolina 24.5%
29 Lenoir, North Carolina 24.1%
30 Goldsboro, North Carolina 24.1%
31 Statesville, North Carolina 23.6%
32 New Bern, North Carolina 23.5%
33 Smithfield, North Carolina 22.9%
34 Wadesboro, North Carolina 22.8%
35 Wilmington, North Carolina 22.6%
36 Sanford, North Carolina 22.3%
37 Mount Airy, North Carolina 22.2%
38 Hamlet, North Carolina 22.1%
39 Chapel Hill, North Carolina 22.1%
40 Woodfin, North Carolina 22.1%
41 Oxford, North Carolina 21.8%
42 Tarboro, North Carolina 21.6%
43 Rocky Mount, North Carolina 21.5%
44 Salisbury, North Carolina 21.5%
45 Sawmills, North Carolina 21.3%
46 Monroe, North Carolina 21.0%
47 Gastonia, North Carolina 20.9%
48 Reidsville, North Carolina 20.7%
49 Winston-Salem, North Carolina 20.6%
50 Pineville, North Carolina 20.6%
51 Waynesville, North Carolina 20.5%
52 Siler City, North Carolina 20.4%
53 Ayden, North Carolina 20.4%
54 Albemarle, North Carolina 20.3%
55 Asheville, North Carolina 20.3%
56 Eden, North Carolina 20.3%
57 Kings Mountain, North Carolina 20.1%
58 Hendersonville, North Carolina 19.9%
59 Burlington, North Carolina 19.6%
60 High Point, North Carolina 19.3%
61 Graham, North Carolina 19.3%
62 Bessemer City, North Carolina 19.2%
63 Hickory, North Carolina 19.0%
64 Durham, North Carolina 18.6%
65 Greensboro, North Carolina 18.4%
66 Newton, North Carolina 18.4%
67 Elon, North Carolina 18.2%
68 Morehead City, North Carolina 18.1%
69 Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina 17.0%
70 Havelock, North Carolina 17.0%
71 Carrboro, North Carolina 16.8%
72 Wendell, North Carolina 16.7%
73 Fayetteville, North Carolina 16.7%
74 Kannapolis, North Carolina 16.6%
75 Raleigh, North Carolina 15.1%
76 Charlotte, North Carolina 15.0%
77 Mebane, North Carolina 14.7%
78 Mocksville, North Carolina 14.6%
79 St. Stephens, North Carolina 14.6%
80 Boiling Spring Lakes, North Carolina 14.6%
81 Brevard, North Carolina 14.4%
82 Cherryville, North Carolina 14.4%
83 Southern Pines, North Carolina 14.0%
84 Mount Holly, North Carolina 13.8%
85 Jacksonville, North Carolina 13.6%
86 Aberdeen, North Carolina 13.4%
87 Stokesdale, North Carolina 13.4%
88 Butner, North Carolina 13.0%
89 Carolina Beach, North Carolina 12.3%
90 Trinity, North Carolina 12.3%
91 Hope Mills, North Carolina 12.0%
92 Concord, North Carolina 12.0%
93 Kings Grant, North Carolina 11.9%
94 Clayton, North Carolina 11.8%
95 Conover, North Carolina 11.6%
96 Black Mountain, North Carolina 11.3%
97 Winterville, North Carolina 11.0%
98 Kernersville, North Carolina 10.9%
99 Nashville, North Carolina 10.8%
100 James City, North Carolina 10.6%
101 Leland, North Carolina 10.2%
102 Mooresville, North Carolina 10.0%
103 Belmont, North Carolina 10.0%
104 Piney Green, North Carolina 9.9%
105 Archdale, North Carolina 9.7%
106 Gibsonville, North Carolina 9.6%
107 Fletcher, North Carolina 9.4%
108 Cornelius, North Carolina 9.4%
109 Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina 9.3%
110 Etowah, North Carolina 9.1%
111 King, North Carolina 9.0%
112 Waxhaw, North Carolina 8.9%
113 Lewisville, North Carolina 8.8%
114 Murraysville, North Carolina 8.6%
115 Wake Forest, North Carolina 8.5%
116 Half Moon, North Carolina 8.4%
117 Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina 7.8%
118 Silver Lake, North Carolina 7.8%
119 Oak Island, North Carolina 7.5%
120 Mint Hill, North Carolina 7.2%
121 Garner, North Carolina 7.1%
122 Matthews, North Carolina 7.0%
123 Myrtle Grove, North Carolina 6.9%
124 Lake Norman of Catawba, North Carolina 6.7%
125 Davidson, North Carolina 6.3%
126 Harrisburg, North Carolina 6.3%
127 Clemmons, North Carolina 6.2%
128 Knightdale, North Carolina 5.9%
129 Pinehurst, North Carolina 5.6%
130 Huntersville, North Carolina 5.5%
131 Indian Trail, North Carolina 5.4%
132 Ogden, North Carolina 5.4%
133 Porters Neck, North Carolina 5.2%
134 Cary, North Carolina 4.7%
135 Stallings, North Carolina 4.7%
136 Holly Springs, North Carolina 4.4%
137 Summerfield, North Carolina 4.0%
138 Mills River, North Carolina 3.7%
139 Unionville, North Carolina 3.1%
140 Wesley Chapel, North Carolina 3.0%
141 Morrisville, North Carolina 2.7%
142 Apex, North Carolina 2.6%
143 Oak Ridge, North Carolina 2.6%
144 Weddington, North Carolina 1.7%
145 Marvin, North Carolina 1.6%