16.0% Poverty Rate in Mesa County, Colorado

Poverty Rate in Mesa County, Colorado

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

Colorado County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

15.8%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Mesa County, Colorado who were born citizens of the United States is 15.8%.

20.5%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Mesa County, Colorado who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 20.5%.

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

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

Of the 139,773 residents of Mesa County, Colorado who were born citizens of the United States, 22,138 (15.8%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 1,100 (20.5%) of 5,354 residents of Mesa 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 Mesa County, Colorado

The Poverty Rate in Mesa County is 16.0%.
Mesa County is in Colorado.
Colorado Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Clifton 26.2%

19,898

Fruita 15.8%

12,928

Fruitvale 9.4%

7,721

Grand Junction 18.3%

57,888

Loma 6.3%

1,146

Orchard Mesa 13.3%

6,340

Palisade 20.7%

2,600

Redlands 3.3%

9,342

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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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