11.3% Poverty Rate in Alameda County, California

Poverty Rate in Alameda County, California

How does the Poverty Rate in Alameda County, California compare to other counties in California?

California County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

11.2%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Alameda County, California who were born citizens of the United States is 11.2%.

11.6%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Alameda County, California who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 11.6%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Alameda County, California born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

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

Of the 1,083,563 residents of Alameda County, California who were born citizens of the United States, 121,190 (11.2%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 60,004 (11.6%) of 518,794 residents of Alameda County, California 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 Alameda County, California

The Poverty Rate in Alameda County is 11.3%.
Alameda County is in California.
California Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Castro Valley 6.5%

62,614

Cherryland 22.8%

15,643

Dublin 3.6%

54,632

Ashland 19.3%

24,294

Berkeley 19.8%

108,126

Alameda 9.2%

76,973

Albany 9.6%

19,592

Emeryville 11.7%

11,514

Fairview 9.3%

10,125

Fremont 4.9%

230,105

Hayward 10.5%

154,358

Livermore 4.8%

87,916

Newark 6.3%

45,511

Oakland 18.7%

412,779

Piedmont 4.9%

11,272

Pleasanton 4.3%

79,039

San Leandro 11.1%

89,359

San Lorenzo 8.9%

25,080

Union City 7.1%

74,178

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2018 California 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 California 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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