6.8% Poverty Rate in Litchfield County, Connecticut

Poverty Rate in Litchfield County, Connecticut

How does the Poverty Rate in Litchfield County, Connecticut compare to other counties in Connecticut?

Connecticut County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

6.5%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Litchfield County, Connecticut who were born citizens of the United States is 6.5%.

10.1%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Litchfield County, Connecticut who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 10.1%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Litchfield County, Connecticut born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

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

Of the 168,079 residents of Litchfield County, Connecticut who were born citizens of the United States, 10,962 (6.5%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 1,438 (10.1%) of 14,237 residents of Litchfield County, Connecticut 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 Litchfield County, Connecticut

The Poverty Rate in Litchfield County is 6.8%.
Litchfield County is in Connecticut.
Connecticut Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Litchfield 12.8%

1,296

New Hartford Center 11.3%

1,161

New Milford 11.0%

6,964

Northwest Harwinton 7.4%

3,179

Oakville 3.1%

8,763

Bethlehem Village 6.0%

1,919

Canaan 7.3%

1,123

Terryville 7.2%

5,191

Thomaston 9.3%

1,799

Torrington 9.8%

34,407

Watertown 6.3%

3,608

Winsted 23.5%

7,467

Woodbury Center 7.0%

1,524

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2018 Connecticut 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 Connecticut 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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