20.9% Poverty Rate in Kings County, California

Poverty Rate in Kings County, California

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

California County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

20.3%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Kings County, California who were born citizens of the United States is 20.3%.

23.3%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Kings County, California who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 23.3%.

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

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

Of the 108,568 residents of Kings County, California who were born citizens of the United States, 22,049 (20.3%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 5,964 (23.3%) of 25,633 residents of Kings 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 Kings County, California

The Poverty Rate in Kings County is 20.9%.
Kings County is in California.
California Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Corcoran 35.6%

13,203

Avenal 36.3%

9,222

Armona 17.2%

3,723

Hanford 18.7%

55,158

Home Garden 36.0%

1,807

Kettleman City 28.7%

1,574

Lemoore 14.0%

25,399

Lemoore Station 9.5%

4,808

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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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