17.3% Poverty Rate in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama

Poverty Rate in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama

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

Alabama County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

17.1%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Tuscaloosa County, Alabama who were born citizens of the United States is 17.1%.

22.8%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Tuscaloosa County, Alabama who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 22.8%.

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

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

Of the 186,579 residents of Tuscaloosa County, Alabama who were born citizens of the United States, 31,903 (17.1%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 1,694 (22.8%) of 7,416 residents of Tuscaloosa 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 Tuscaloosa County, Alabama

The Poverty Rate in Tuscaloosa County is 17.3%.
Tuscaloosa County is in Alabama.
Alabama Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Brookwood 9.1%

2,085

Coaling 14.1%

1,640

Holt 33.1%

3,847

Lake View 1.2%

2,967

Northport 12.9%

24,103

Tuscaloosa 23.7%

87,843

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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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