23.8% Poverty Rate in Imperial County, California

Poverty Rate in Imperial County, California

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

California County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

23.7%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Imperial County, California who were born citizens of the United States is 23.7%.

23.9%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Imperial County, California who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 23.9%.

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

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

Of the 114,673 residents of Imperial County, California who were born citizens of the United States, 27,178 (23.7%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 13,198 (23.9%) of 55,328 residents of Imperial 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 Imperial County, California

The Poverty Rate in Imperial County is 23.8%.
Imperial County is in California.
California Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
El Centro 24.9%

43,400

Imperial 5.8%

16,900

Brawley 28.1%

25,632

Calexico 25.3%

39,719

Calipatria 37.9%

3,497

Heber 13.4%

4,273

Holtville 29.3%

6,355

Salton City 27.8%

5,487

Seeley 45.7%

1,555

Westmorland 35.1%

2,382

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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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