Poverty in Gila Bend, Arizona

What is the poverty rate in Gila Bend, Arizona?
The poverty rate in Gila Bend is 37.8%. One out of every 2.6 residents of Gila Bend lives in poverty.

How many people in Gila Bend, Arizona live in poverty?
711 of 1,882 Gila Bend residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

How does the poverty rate in Gila Bend compare to the rest of Arizona?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Arizona is 17.0%, meaning Gila Bend 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

Gila Bend, Arizona Poverty Rate By Race

Race Population Poverty Rate National Poverty Rate Population

Hispanic

1,265

38.1% 22.2% 67.2%

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

38.1% of Hispanic residents of Gila Bend, Arizona live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of hispanic residents in Gila Bend, Arizona is dramatically higher than the national average of 22.2%. 482 of 1,265 hispanic Arizonans live below the poverty line. Approximately 67.2% of the total population of Gila Bend, Arizona are hispanic.

Gila Bend, Arizona Poverty Rate By Sex

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

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Gila Bend, Arizona is 32.0%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Gila Bend, Arizona is 44.0%.

Poverty Rate Disparity for Male vs Female Residents of Gila Bend, Arizona

Female residents of Gila Bend, Arizona are significantly(37%) more likely to live in poverty than males.

314 of 980 males in Gila Bend live below the poverty line.

397 of 902 females in Gila Bend live below the poverty line.

Gila Bend, Arizona Poverty Rate By Age

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

Gila Bend, Arizona Poverty Rate Distribution by Age

Breakdown of Gila Bend, Arizona Poverty Rate By Age

Age Poverty Rate

Children Under 6

49.1%

Children 6 to 11 Years Old

48.9%

Adolescents 12 to 17 Years Old

54.4%

Adults 18 to 59 Years Old

34.7%

Adults 60 to 74 Years Old

23.8%

75 to 84 Years Old

0.0%

Over 85 Years Old

0.0%

Gila Bend, Arizona Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

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

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of Gila Bend, Arizona who were born citizens of the United States is 37.9%.

Foreign

The Poverty Rate for residents of Gila Bend, Arizona who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 37.4%.

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

Residents of Gila Bend, Arizona who were born as US Citizens have a higher poverty rate than those who were born citizens of a country outside of the United States.

Of the 1,425 residents of Gila Bend, Arizona who were born citizens of the United States, 540 (37.9%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 171 (37.4%) of 457 residents of Gila Bend, 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 Gila Bend, Arizona

The poverty rate in Gila Bend is 37.8%.
Gila Bend is in Maricopa County.
Arizona Poverty Rate by City
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City Poverty Rate
Chandler 9.1%
Citrus Park 2.3%
Aguila 58.5%
Anthem 4.4%
Avondale 16.3%
Buckeye 12.9%
Carefree 8.5%
Cave Creek 7.5%
El Mirage 17.0%
Fountain Hills 4.9%
Gila Bend 37.8%
Gilbert 5.9%
Glendale 20.3%
Goodyear 8.7%
Guadalupe 32.7%
Komatke 55.7%
Litchfield Park 9.7%
Mesa 15.8%
New River 5.5%
Paradise Valley 5.8%
Phoenix 20.9%
Rio Verde 1.4%
Scottsdale 8.9%
Sun City 9.1%
Sun City West 6.8%
Sun Lakes 5.6%
Surprise 9.1%
Tempe 21.3%
Tolleson 23.3%
Youngtown 22.7%

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