21.8% Poverty Rate in Santa Cruz County, Arizona

Poverty Rate in Santa Cruz County, Arizona

How does the Poverty Rate in Santa Cruz County, Arizona compare to other counties in Arizona?

Arizona County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

20.8%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Santa Cruz County, Arizona who were born citizens of the United States is 20.8%.

24.1%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Santa Cruz County, Arizona who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 24.1%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Santa Cruz County, Arizona born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

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

Of the 31,175 residents of Santa Cruz County, Arizona who were born citizens of the United States, 6,475 (20.8%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 3,574 (24.1%) of 14,832 residents of Santa Cruz County, 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 Santa Cruz County, Arizona

The Poverty Rate in Santa Cruz County is 21.8%.
Santa Cruz County is in Arizona.
Arizona Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Nogales 29.4%

19,888

Rio Rico 15.8%

18,891

Tubac 8.0%

1,365

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2018 Arizona 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 Arizona 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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