25.4% Poverty Rate in Fresno County, California

Poverty Rate in Fresno County, California

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

California County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

24.2%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Fresno County, California who were born citizens of the United States is 24.2%.

30.1%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Fresno County, California who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 30.1%.

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

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

Of the 752,992 residents of Fresno County, California who were born citizens of the United States, 182,153 (24.2%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 60,887 (30.1%) of 202,517 residents of Fresno 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 Fresno County, California

The Poverty Rate in Fresno County is 25.4%.
Fresno County is in California.
California Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Caruthers 17.9%

2,980

Clovis 12.7%

103,823

Coalinga 23.7%

12,776

Del Rey 49.4%

1,470

Easton 13.5%

2,087

Fresno 28.4%

510,489

Auberry 12.6%

2,484

Biola 31.0%

1,390

Firebaugh 30.0%

8,275

Fowler 21.6%

6,154

Huron 43.5%

6,919

Kerman 21.5%

14,452

Kingsburg 18.3%

11,678

Laton 43.8%

1,921

Malaga 29.1%

1,287

Mayfair 31.6%

4,938

Mendota 49.5%

11,307

Minkler 0.0%

1,207

Old Fig Garden 13.8%

5,497

Orange Cove 45.9%

9,547

Parlier 40.8%

15,038

Reedley 26.2%

25,034

Riverdale 36.5%

4,086

Sanger 29.2%

24,689

San Joaquin 43.9%

4,025

Selma 23.3%

24,389

Squaw Valley 8.1%

3,044

Sunnyside 15.3%

4,424

Tarpey Village 20.1%

3,200

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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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