16.8% Poverty Rate in Montezuma County, Colorado

Poverty Rate in Montezuma County, Colorado

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

Colorado County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

16.8%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Montezuma County, Colorado who were born citizens of the United States is 16.8%.

15.1%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Montezuma County, Colorado who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 15.1%.

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

Residents of Montezuma County, Colorado who were born as US Citizens have a higher poverty rate than those who were born citizens of a country outside of the United States.

Of the 24,847 residents of Montezuma County, Colorado who were born citizens of the United States, 4,177 (16.8%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 98 (15.1%) of 647 residents of Montezuma 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 Montezuma County, Colorado

The Poverty Rate in Montezuma County is 16.8%.
Montezuma County is in Colorado.
Colorado Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Cortez 22.6%

8,491

Dolores 7.9%

1,005

Mancos 25.5%

1,637

Towaoc 40.2%

986

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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