13.8% Poverty Rate in San Luis Obispo County, California

Poverty Rate in San Luis Obispo County, California

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

California County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

13.7%

The Poverty Rate for residents of San Luis Obispo County, California who were born citizens of the United States is 13.7%.

14.5%

The Poverty Rate for residents of San Luis Obispo County, California who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 14.5%.

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

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

Of the 236,244 residents of San Luis Obispo County, California who were born citizens of the United States, 32,381 (13.7%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 4,039 (14.5%) of 27,884 residents of San Luis Obispo 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 Luis Obispo County, California

The Poverty Rate in San Luis Obispo County is 13.8%.
San Luis Obispo County is in California.
California Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Cayucos 13.4%

2,847

Atascadero 7.5%

29,523

Avila Beach 4.4%

1,080

Blacklake 0.0%

1,041

Arroyo Grande 6.0%

17,791

Callender 9.6%

1,679

Cambria 9.3%

5,934

El Paso de Robles (Paso Robles) 12.1%

31,251

Grover Beach 13.8%

13,496

Lake Nacimiento 5.9%

2,779

Los Osos 10.5%

15,662

Los Ranchos 2.5%

1,658

Morro Bay 10.1%

10,433

Nipomo 10.2%

16,706

Oceano 18.8%

7,788

Pismo Beach 8.4%

8,060

San Luis Obispo 32.4%

45,930

San Miguel 22.7%

2,824

Santa Margarita 7.7%

1,394

Shandon 10.3%

1,219

Templeton 5.2%

7,891

Woodlands 0.0%

1,427

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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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