17.9% Poverty Rate in Etowah County, Alabama

Poverty Rate in Etowah County, Alabama

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

Alabama County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

17.9%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Etowah County, Alabama who were born citizens of the United States is 17.9%.

16.2%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Etowah County, Alabama who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 16.2%.

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

Residents of Etowah 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 98,792 residents of Etowah County, Alabama who were born citizens of the United States, 17,688 (17.9%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 478 (16.2%) of 2,947 residents of Etowah 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 Etowah County, Alabama

The Poverty Rate in Etowah County is 17.9%.
Etowah County is in Alabama.
Alabama Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Ballplay 6.8%

1,671

Attalla 11.5%

5,735

Carlisle-Rockledge 14.8%

2,425

Coats Bend 9.0%

1,644

Gadsden 27.2%

34,953

Hokes Bluff 13.5%

4,294

Lookout Mountain 11.1%

1,670

New Union 19.4%

944

Rainbow City 15.4%

9,538

Tidmore Bend 11.2%

1,289

Whitesboro 29.5%

2,348

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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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