9.7% Poverty Rate in San Benito County, California

Poverty Rate in San Benito County, California

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

California County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

9.8%

The Poverty Rate for residents of San Benito County, California who were born citizens of the United States is 9.8%.

9.4%

The Poverty Rate for residents of San Benito County, California who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 9.4%.

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

Residents of San Benito County, California who were born as US Citizens have a higher poverty rate than those who were born citizens of a country outside of the United States.

Of the 46,336 residents of San Benito County, California who were born citizens of the United States, 4,542 (9.8%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 1,128 (9.4%) of 11,982 residents of San Benito 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 San Benito County, California

The Poverty Rate in San Benito County is 9.7%.
San Benito County is in California.
California Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Hollister 11.1%

36,924

Ridgemark 1.9%

3,018

San Juan Bautista 5.9%

2,170

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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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