12.1% Poverty Rate in Orange County, California

Poverty Rate in Orange County, California

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

California County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

10.6%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Orange County, California who were born citizens of the United States is 10.6%.

15.5%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Orange County, California who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 15.5%.

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

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

Of the 2,169,351 residents of Orange County, California who were born citizens of the United States, 230,973 (10.6%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 147,486 (15.5%) of 949,166 residents of Orange 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 Orange County, California

The Poverty Rate in Orange County is 12.1%.
Orange County is in California.
California Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Costa Mesa 13.8%

112,141

Coto de Caza 4.2%

14,799

Cypress 5.8%

49,043

Dana Point 7.6%

33,933

Fullerton 14.9%

137,085

Garden Grove 15.8%

173,470

Aliso Viejo 4.6%

50,224

Anaheim 16.0%

345,183

Brea 7.3%

41,862

Buena Park 15.4%

82,250

Fountain Valley 8.7%

56,349

Huntington Beach 8.9%

199,578

Irvine 13.2%

249,105

Ladera Ranch 2.4%

28,688

Laguna Beach 6.6%

23,134

Laguna Hills 8.6%

31,015

Laguna Niguel 7.3%

65,223

Laguna Woods 11.4%

16,314

La Habra 12.5%

61,410

Lake Forest 7.4%

81,647

La Palma 6.5%

15,751

Las Flores 2.8%

5,665

Los Alamitos 10.3%

11,480

Midway City 23.5%

8,802

Mission Viejo 4.9%

95,999

Newport Beach 6.2%

86,485

North Tustin 3.4%

25,294

Orange 12.5%

133,682

Placentia 8.8%

52,010

Rancho Santa Margarita 4.4%

49,028

Rossmoor 3.9%

10,920

San Clemente 6.4%

65,091

San Juan Capistrano 11.4%

35,914

Santa Ana 19.5%

328,210

Seal Beach 7.3%

24,263

Stanton 21.0%

38,424

Tustin 13.6%

79,706

Villa Park 4.7%

5,935

Westminster 17.6%

91,416

Yorba Linda 3.8%

67,441

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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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