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Mississippi

Estimated population of Mississippi1: 2,970,072

Percentage of Population Living in Poverty, 20102

Percentage of Population Living in Poverty, 20102
Percentage living in poverty (below 100% of Federal Poverty Level) 23
Percentage living below 200% of Federal Poverty Level 44
Percentage living below 300% of Federal Poverty Level 61

Percentage of Population With Health Insurance, 20103

Percentage of Population With Health Insurance, 20103
Type of Health Insurance Percentage
Private 54
Medicaid 20
Medicare 15
Military Health 4
Uninsured 21

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

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