16.1% Poverty Rate in Cherokee County, Alabama

Poverty Rate in Cherokee County, Alabama

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

Alabama County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

16.2%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Cherokee County, Alabama who were born citizens of the United States is 16.2%.

7.5%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Cherokee County, Alabama who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 7.5%.

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

Residents of Cherokee County, Alabama who were born as US Citizens have a higher poverty rate than those who were born citizens of a country outside of the United States.

Of the 25,251 residents of Cherokee County, Alabama who were born citizens of the United States, 4,091 (16.2%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 13 (7.5%) of 173 residents of Cherokee 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 Cherokee County, Alabama

The Poverty Rate in Cherokee County is 16.1%.
Cherokee County is in Alabama.
Alabama Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Cedar Bluff 19.8%

1,975

Centre 23.5%

3,180

Leesburg 11.0%

1,153

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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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