Poverty in Douglas, Arizona

What is the poverty rate in Douglas, Arizona?
The poverty rate in Douglas is 31.9%. One out of every 3.1 residents of Douglas lives in poverty.

How many people in Douglas, Arizona live in poverty?
3,078 of 9,634 Douglas residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

How does the poverty rate in Douglas compare to the rest of Arizona?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Arizona is 17.0%, meaning Douglas has a dramatically higher than average percentage of residents below the poverty line when compared to the rest of Arizona.

Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Douglas, Arizona Poverty Rate By Race

Race Population Poverty Rate National Poverty Rate Population

Other

1,143

18.9% 23.8% 6.9%

Hispanic

8,566

32.4% 22.2% 51.7%

What's the Poverty Rate in Douglas, Arizona By Race?

32.4% of Hispanic residents of Douglas, Arizona live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of hispanic residents in Douglas, Arizona is dramatically higher than the national average of 22.2%. 2,776 of 8,566 hispanic Arizonans live below the poverty line. Approximately 51.7% of the total population of Douglas, Arizona are hispanic.

Douglas, Arizona Poverty Rate By Sex

What is the poverty rate for men vs women living in Douglas, Arizona?

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Douglas, Arizona is 25.9%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Douglas, Arizona is 36.3%.

Poverty Rate Disparity for Male vs Female Residents of Douglas, Arizona

Female residents of Douglas, Arizona are dramatically(40%) more likely to live in poverty than males.

1,040 of 4,020 males in Douglas live below the poverty line.

2,038 of 5,614 females in Douglas live below the poverty line.

Douglas, Arizona Poverty Rate By School Enrollment

Understanding where poverty hits hardest in Douglas can be better understood by segmenting poverty by whether or not the resident is in school or not.

  • Enrolled in School in Douglas, Arizona have a Poverty Rate of 32.2%.
  • Not Enrolled in School in Douglas, Arizona have a Poverty Rate of 30.1%.

Poverty for younger ages in Douglas is seen as the most undesirable for the future of the community.

  • Enrolled in Nursery School in Douglas, Arizona have a Poverty Rate of 31.2%.
  • Enrolled in Elementary School(Grades 1-4) in Douglas, Arizona have a Poverty Rate of 25.8%.

Poverty for developing children and young adults in Douglas can have drastic impacts on graduation and college attendance rates.

  • Enrolled in Middle School(Grade 5-8) in Douglas, Arizona have a Poverty Rate of 33.0%.
  • Enrolled in High School (Grades 9-12) in Douglas, Arizona have a Poverty Rate of 35.1%.

Adult students in college, graduate or professional schools generally bring employers, revenue and higher living wages post-graduation and are seen as a positive to the community.

  • Enrolled in Undergraduate School in Douglas, Arizona have a Poverty Rate of 31.7%.
  • Enrolled in Graduate or Professional School in Douglas, Arizona have a Poverty Rate of 14.3%.
Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Douglas, Arizona Poverty Rate By Age

What's the Poverty Rate By Age in Douglas, Arizona?

Douglas, Arizona Poverty Rate Distribution by Age

Breakdown of Douglas, Arizona Poverty Rate By Age

Age Poverty Rate

Children Under 6

46.5%

Children 6 to 11 Years Old

29.9%

Adolescents 12 to 17 Years Old

33.2%

Adults 18 to 59 Years Old

31.8%

Adults 60 to 74 Years Old

26.8%

75 to 84 Years Old

23.6%

Over 85 Years Old

22.2%

Douglas, Arizona Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

What is the poverty rate for residents of Douglas, Arizona born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of Douglas, Arizona who were born citizens of the United States is 31.5%.

Foreign

The Poverty Rate for residents of Douglas, Arizona who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 33.2%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Douglas, Arizona born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Foreign-born residents of Douglas, Arizona have a higher poverty rate than those who were born US citizens.

Of the 6,946 residents of Douglas, Arizona who were born citizens of the United States, 2,186 (31.5%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 892 (33.2%) of 2,688 residents of Douglas, Arizona 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 Douglas, Arizona

The poverty rate in Douglas is 31.9%.
Douglas is in Cochise County.
Arizona Poverty Rate by City
Here is a comparison of Poverty Rate by city(minimum 1,000 residents) in Cochise County.
City Poverty Rate
Benson 25.9%
Bisbee 26.3%
Douglas 31.9%
Huachuca City 36.1%
Mescal 26.7%
Pirtleville 30.9%
St. David 12.5%
Sierra Vista 14.2%
Sierra Vista Southeast 11.7%
Tombstone 21.0%
Willcox 22.7%

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