20.5% Poverty Rate in Butte County, California

Poverty Rate in Butte County, California

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

California County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

20.2%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Butte County, California who were born citizens of the United States is 20.2%.

24.5%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Butte County, California who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 24.5%.

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

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

Of the 202,555 residents of Butte County, California who were born citizens of the United States, 40,822 (20.2%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 4,155 (24.5%) of 16,974 residents of Butte 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 Butte County, California

The Poverty Rate in Butte County is 20.5%.
Butte County is in California.
California Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Chico 24.6%

87,615

Cohasset 7.0%

1,107

Durham 10.3%

5,796

Berry Creek 19.0%

1,179

Biggs 21.5%

2,003

Gridley 22.4%

6,478

Kelly Ridge 14.4%

2,528

Magalia 17.2%

12,280

Oroville 26.6%

17,306

Oroville East 12.2%

7,347

Palermo 24.5%

5,600

Paradise 13.7%

25,939

South Oroville 44.6%

3,055

Thermalito 24.2%

6,891

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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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