22.0% Poverty Rate in Lee County, Alabama

Poverty Rate in Lee County, Alabama

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

Alabama County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

22.0%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Lee County, Alabama who were born citizens of the United States is 22.0%.

22.0%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Lee County, Alabama who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 22.0%.

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

Residents of Lee County, Alabama who were born US Citizens have the same poverty rate as those who were born as citizens of a country other than the United States.

Of the 142,180 residents of Lee County, Alabama who were born citizens of the United States, 31,284 (22.0%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 1,848 (22.0%) of 8,389 residents of Lee 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 Lee County, Alabama

The Poverty Rate in Lee County is 22.0%.
Lee County is in Alabama.
Alabama Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Auburn 29.4%

56,586

Opelika 19.7%

28,580

Smiths Station 9.1%

5,304

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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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