21.5% Poverty Rate in DeKalb County, Alabama

Poverty Rate in DeKalb County, Alabama

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

Alabama County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

20.3%

The Poverty Rate for residents of DeKalb County, Alabama who were born citizens of the United States is 20.3%.

36.2%

The Poverty Rate for residents of DeKalb County, Alabama who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 36.2%.

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

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

Of the 65,014 residents of DeKalb County, Alabama who were born citizens of the United States, 13,199 (20.3%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 1,916 (36.2%) of 5,293 residents of DeKalb 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 DeKalb County, Alabama

The Poverty Rate in DeKalb County is 21.5%.
DeKalb County is in Alabama.
Alabama Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Crossville 32.1%

1,948

Fort Payne 21.7%

13,622

Fyffe 14.5%

1,460

Henagar 25.1%

1,987

Powell 36.2%

1,159

Rainsville 25.8%

5,012

Sylvania 16.5%

2,231

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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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