18.5% Poverty Rate in Houston County, Alabama

Poverty Rate in Houston County, Alabama

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

Alabama County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

18.3%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Houston County, Alabama who were born citizens of the United States is 18.3%.

27.3%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Houston County, Alabama who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 27.3%.

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

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

Of the 100,709 residents of Houston County, Alabama who were born citizens of the United States, 18,382 (18.3%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 648 (27.3%) of 2,371 residents of Houston 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 Houston County, Alabama

The Poverty Rate in Houston County is 18.5%.
Houston County is in Alabama.
Alabama Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Ashford 14.5%

2,209

Cottonwood 22.0%

1,281

Cowarts 21.2%

2,140

Kinsey 19.4%

2,257

Rehobeth 9.3%

1,706

Webb 22.5%

1,420

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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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