18.3% Poverty Rate in Craighead County, Arkansas

Poverty Rate in Craighead County, Arkansas

How does the Poverty Rate in Craighead County, Arkansas compare to other counties in Arkansas?

Arkansas County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

18.0%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Craighead County, Arkansas who were born citizens of the United States is 18.0%.

24.3%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Craighead County, Arkansas who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 24.3%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Craighead County, Arkansas born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

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

Of the 95,883 residents of Craighead County, Arkansas who were born citizens of the United States, 17,269 (18.0%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 1,029 (24.3%) of 4,241 residents of Craighead County, Arkansas 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 Craighead County, Arkansas

The Poverty Rate in Craighead County is 18.3%.
Craighead County is in Arkansas.
Arkansas Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Bay 14.7%

1,870

Bono 18.1%

2,494

Brookland 18.9%

2,986

Caraway 23.2%

1,034

Jonesboro 20.4%

69,786

Lake City 17.4%

2,356

Monette 12.0%

1,590

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2018 Arkansas 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 Arkansas 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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