9.6% Poverty Rate in La Plata County, Colorado

Poverty Rate in La Plata County, Colorado

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

Colorado County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

9.4%

The Poverty Rate for residents of La Plata County, Colorado who were born citizens of the United States is 9.4%.

14.3%

The Poverty Rate for residents of La Plata County, Colorado who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 14.3%.

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

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

Of the 50,528 residents of La Plata County, Colorado who were born citizens of the United States, 4,755 (9.4%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 290 (14.3%) of 2,033 residents of La Plata 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 La Plata County, Colorado

The Poverty Rate in La Plata County is 9.6%.
La Plata County is in Colorado.
Colorado Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Bayfield 6.1%

2,576

Durango 11.2%

16,249

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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