19.7% Poverty Rate in Yuma County, Arizona

Poverty Rate in Yuma County, Arizona

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

Arizona County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

18.4%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Yuma County, Arizona who were born citizens of the United States is 18.4%.

23.1%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Yuma County, Arizona who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 23.1%.

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

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

Of the 143,682 residents of Yuma County, Arizona who were born citizens of the United States, 26,450 (18.4%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 12,711 (23.1%) of 54,942 residents of Yuma 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 Yuma County, Arizona

The Poverty Rate in Yuma County is 19.7%.
Yuma County is in Arizona.
Arizona Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Avenue B and C 34.8%

3,444

Donovan Estates 15.9%

1,373

Fortuna Foothills 10.8%

28,118

San Luis 27.5%

29,556

Somerton 29.2%

15,491

Wellton 19.6%

2,949

Yuma 16.9%

90,722

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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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