8.3% Poverty Rate in Shelby County, Alabama

Poverty Rate in Shelby County, Alabama

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

Alabama County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

7.8%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Shelby County, Alabama who were born citizens of the United States is 7.8%.

18.4%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Shelby County, Alabama who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 18.4%.

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

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

Of the 194,709 residents of Shelby County, Alabama who were born citizens of the United States, 15,122 (7.8%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 2,005 (18.4%) of 10,885 residents of Shelby 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 Shelby County, Alabama

The Poverty Rate in Shelby County is 8.3%.
Shelby County is in Alabama.
Alabama Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Alabaster 11.1%

32,183

Brantleyville 12.6%

1,015

Brook Highland 16.1%

6,727

Chelsea 4.6%

12,131

Columbiana 18.3%

3,396

Harpersville 19.2%

1,475

Highland Lakes 2.4%

5,394

Indian Springs Village 5.6%

2,578

Meadowbrook 5.7%

9,115

Montevallo 22.3%

5,371

Pelham 4.6%

22,887

Shelby 51.2%

1,413

Shoal Creek 2.9%

1,376

Vandiver 11.9%

1,021

Westover 9.2%

1,397

Wilsonville 14.1%

2,104

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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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