16.7% Poverty Rate in Sacramento County, California

Poverty Rate in Sacramento County, California

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

California County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

16.1%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Sacramento County, California who were born citizens of the United States is 16.1%.

18.9%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Sacramento County, California who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 18.9%.

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

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

Of the 1,166,544 residents of Sacramento County, California who were born citizens of the United States, 187,973 (16.1%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 58,230 (18.9%) of 308,022 residents of Sacramento 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 Sacramento County, California

The Poverty Rate in Sacramento County is 16.7%.
Sacramento County is in California.
California Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Carmichael 15.2%

64,506

Citrus Heights 13.2%

86,221

Clay 4.0%

1,202

Elk Grove 9.0%

165,366

Fruitridge Pocket 34.9%

6,060

Galt 15.3%

25,036

Gold River 4.1%

7,460

Antelope 13.8%

47,554

Arden-Arcade 22.0%

97,594

Elverta 10.8%

5,390

Fair Oaks 10.8%

30,515

Florin 24.7%

49,027

Folsom 5.0%

70,095

Foothill Farms 21.9%

33,567

Herald 7.9%

1,125

La Riviera 16.8%

10,647

Lemon Hill 37.9%

14,127

McClellan Park 58.1%

1,036

Mather 14.3%

4,201

North Highlands 26.8%

47,049

Orangevale 9.0%

34,261

Parkway 28.3%

16,108

Rancho Cordova 14.9%

70,312

Rancho Murieta 5.0%

5,424

Rio Linda 17.6%

15,218

Rosemont 16.8%

23,301

Sacramento 19.8%

482,265

Vineyard 10.7%

27,495

Walnut Grove 7.9%

1,342

Wilton 7.7%

5,090

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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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