11.1% Poverty Rate in El Paso County, Colorado

Poverty Rate in El Paso County, Colorado

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

Colorado County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

10.8%

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

14.6%

The Poverty Rate for residents of El Paso County, Colorado who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 14.6%.

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

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

Of the 610,839 residents of El Paso County, Colorado who were born citizens of the United States, 66,062 (10.8%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 6,637 (14.6%) of 45,593 residents of El Paso 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 El Paso County, Colorado

The Poverty Rate in El Paso County is 11.1%.
El Paso County is in Colorado.
Colorado Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Black Forest 1.7%

14,143

Air Force Academy 4.1%

1,817

Cascade-Chipita Park 7.8%

1,310

Cimarron Hills 8.0%

17,744

Colorado Springs 12.8%

442,185

Fort Carson 19.4%

9,589

Fountain 7.9%

28,684

Gleneagle 2.3%

6,706

Manitou Springs 9.2%

5,263

Monument 3.3%

6,760

Palmer Lake 15.8%

2,638

Security-Widefield 9.0%

37,112

Stratmoor 22.1%

5,744

Woodmoor 4.3%

9,264

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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