12.8% Poverty Rate in Lake County, Colorado

Poverty Rate in Lake County, Colorado

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

Colorado County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

12.7%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Lake County, Colorado who were born citizens of the United States is 12.7%.

14.0%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Lake County, Colorado who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 14.0%.

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

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

Of the 6,744 residents of Lake County, Colorado who were born citizens of the United States, 855 (12.7%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 84 (14.0%) of 598 residents of Lake 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 Lake County, Colorado

The Poverty Rate in Lake County is 12.8%.
Lake County is in Colorado.
Colorado Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Leadville 5.2%

2,593

Leadville North 16.3%

1,786

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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