11.7% Poverty Rate in San Francisco County, California

Poverty Rate in San Francisco County, California

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

California County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

10.8%

The Poverty Rate for residents of San Francisco County, California who were born citizens of the United States is 10.8%.

13.2%

The Poverty Rate for residents of San Francisco County, California who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 13.2%.

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

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

Of the 552,570 residents of San Francisco County, California who were born citizens of the United States, 59,836 (10.8%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 39,260 (13.2%) of 297,977 residents of San Francisco 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 Francisco County, California

The Poverty Rate in San Francisco County is 11.7%.
San Francisco County is in California.
California Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
San Francisco 11.7%

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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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