8.6% Poverty Rate in Santa Clara County, California

Poverty Rate in Santa Clara County, California

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

California County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

8.4%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Santa Clara County, California who were born citizens of the United States is 8.4%.

9.0%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Santa Clara County, California who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 9.0%.

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

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

Of the 1,147,996 residents of Santa Clara County, California who were born citizens of the United States, 96,310 (8.4%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 66,215 (9.0%) of 733,440 residents of Santa Clara 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 Santa Clara County, California

The Poverty Rate in Santa Clara County is 8.6%.
Santa Clara County is in California.
California Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Cupertino 4.7%

60,207

East Foothills 4.4%

6,379

Gilroy 11.9%

53,655

Alum Rock 9.3%

11,800

Cambrian Park 3.8%

3,074

Campbell 7.0%

40,910

Lexington Hills 1.0%

2,531

Los Altos 3.2%

30,283

Los Altos Hills 4.2%

8,482

Los Gatos 4.7%

30,402

Loyola 1.7%

3,448

Milpitas 8.4%

73,557

Monte Sereno 2.3%

3,551

Morgan Hill 6.6%

42,838

Palo Alto 6.0%

66,634

San Jose 10.0%

1,012,230

San Martin 9.2%

7,251

Santa Clara 7.7%

120,116

Saratoga 4.8%

30,833

Stanford 21.0%

7,091

Sunnyvale 6.6%

150,866

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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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