16.8% Poverty Rate in Colbert County, Alabama

Poverty Rate in Colbert County, Alabama

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

Alabama County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

16.6%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Colbert County, Alabama who were born citizens of the United States is 16.6%.

24.6%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Colbert County, Alabama who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 24.6%.

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

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

Of the 52,989 residents of Colbert County, Alabama who were born citizens of the United States, 8,820 (16.6%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 236 (24.6%) of 959 residents of Colbert 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 Colbert County, Alabama

The Poverty Rate in Colbert County is 16.8%.
Colbert County is in Alabama.
Alabama Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Littleville 16.6%

1,152

Muscle Shoals 10.2%

13,555

Sheffield 24.8%

8,953

Tuscumbia 18.3%

8,199

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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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