7.8% Poverty Rate in Jefferson County, Colorado

Poverty Rate in Jefferson County, Colorado

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

Colorado County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

7.4%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Jefferson County, Colorado who were born citizens of the United States is 7.4%.

12.8%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Jefferson County, Colorado who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 12.8%.

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

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

Of the 517,644 residents of Jefferson County, Colorado who were born citizens of the United States, 38,541 (7.4%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 4,798 (12.8%) of 37,368 residents of Jefferson 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 Jefferson County, Colorado

The Poverty Rate in Jefferson County is 7.8%.
Jefferson County is in Colorado.
Colorado Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Applewood 6.4%

8,129

Dakota Ridge 3.0%

33,888

Edgewater 18.8%

5,248

Evergreen 4.9%

8,515

Fairmount 8.4%

8,269

Genesee 4.5%

3,670

Golden 19.7%

17,530

Indian Hills 2.6%

1,381

Ken Caryl 5.4%

32,991

Lakewood 10.8%

148,867

West Pleasant View 14.3%

3,985

Wheat Ridge 11.4%

30,639

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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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