15.6% Poverty Rate in Blount County, Alabama

Poverty Rate in Blount County, Alabama

How does the Poverty Rate in Blount County, Alabama compare to other counties in Alabama?

Alabama County Poverty Rate Comparison

What is the poverty rate for residents of Blount County, Alabama born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

14.8%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Blount County, Alabama who were born citizens of the United States is 14.8%.

33.5%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Blount County, Alabama who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 33.5%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Blount County, Alabama born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Foreign-born residents of Blount County, Alabama have a higher poverty rate than those who were born US citizens.

Of the 54,430 residents of Blount County, Alabama who were born citizens of the United States, 8,042 (14.8%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 877 (33.5%) of 2,621 residents of Blount County, Alabama who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in Blount County, Alabama

The Poverty Rate in Blount County is 15.6%.
Blount County is in Alabama.
Alabama Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Blountsville 38.0%

1,750

Cleveland 17.2%

1,223

Hayden 6.1%

1,207

Locust Fork 15.5%

1,386

Oneonta 11.1%

6,211

Smoke Rise 5.9%

2,328

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2018 Alabama Poverty Line

Household Size Poverty Level
1 $12,140
2 $16,460
3 $20,780
4 $25,100
5 $29,420
6 $33,740
Per Additional +$4,320

The poverty line for Alabama in 2018 is based on the federal guidelines, which begins at $12,140 for a single person, adding $4,320 for each additional person.

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