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Mississippi

Estimated population of Mississippi1: 2,918,785

Percentage of Population Living in Poverty2

Percentage of Population Living in Poverty2
Percentage living in poverty (below 100% of Federal Poverty Level) 23
Percentage living below 200% of Federal Poverty Level 43
Percentage living below 300% of Federal Poverty Level 59

Percentage of Population With Health Insurance3

Percentage of Population With Health Insurance3
Type of Health Insurance Percentage
Private 57
Medicaid 21
Medicare 15
Military Health 6
Uninsured 19

NOTE: People can be covered by more than one type of health insurance during the year.

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