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Mississippi

Estimated population of Mississippi1: 2,940,212

Percentage of Population Living in Poverty2

Percentage of Population Living in Poverty2
Percentage living in poverty (below 100% of Federal Poverty Level) 18
Percentage living below 200% of Federal Poverty Level 42
Percentage living below 300% of Federal Poverty Level 61

Percentage of Population With Health Insurance3

Percentage of Population With Health Insurance3
Type of Health Insurance Percentage
Private 57
Medicaid 22
Medicare 16
Military Health 5
Uninsured 18

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

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