12.2% Poverty Rate in Adams County, Colorado

Poverty Rate in Adams County, Colorado

How does the Poverty Rate in Adams County, Colorado compare to other counties in Colorado?

Colorado County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

10.8%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Adams County, Colorado who were born citizens of the United States is 10.8%.

19.9%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Adams County, Colorado who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 19.9%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Adams County, Colorado born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

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

Of the 409,168 residents of Adams County, Colorado who were born citizens of the United States, 44,297 (10.8%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 14,753 (19.9%) of 74,078 residents of Adams County, Colorado 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 Adams County, Colorado

The Poverty Rate in Adams County is 12.2%.
Adams County is in Colorado.
Colorado Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Berkley 14.9%

11,816

Commerce City 12.2%

52,651

Derby 25.9%

9,352

Federal Heights 21.1%

12,389

Shaw Heights 13.7%

5,501

Sherrelwood 11.8%

18,605

Todd Creek 3.5%

4,006

Twin Lakes 16.5%

6,767

Welby 14.8%

15,944

2018 Colorado 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 Colorado 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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