18.1% Poverty Rate in Rio Grande County, Colorado

Poverty Rate in Rio Grande County, Colorado

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

Colorado County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

17.4%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Rio Grande County, Colorado who were born citizens of the United States is 17.4%.

27.7%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Rio Grande County, Colorado who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 27.7%.

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

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

Of the 10,390 residents of Rio Grande County, Colorado who were born citizens of the United States, 1,813 (17.4%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 205 (27.7%) of 739 residents of Rio Grande 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 Rio Grande County, Colorado

The Poverty Rate in Rio Grande County is 18.1%.
Rio Grande County is in Colorado.
Colorado Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Del Norte 21.4%

1,563

Monte Vista 21.3%

4,066

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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