12.1% Poverty Rate in New Haven County, Connecticut

Poverty Rate in New Haven County, Connecticut

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

Connecticut County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

11.8%

The Poverty Rate for residents of New Haven County, Connecticut who were born citizens of the United States is 11.8%.

14.1%

The Poverty Rate for residents of New Haven County, Connecticut who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 14.1%.

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

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

Of the 735,002 residents of New Haven County, Connecticut who were born citizens of the United States, 86,535 (11.8%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 14,197 (14.1%) of 100,943 residents of New Haven 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 New Haven County, Connecticut

The Poverty Rate in New Haven County is 12.1%.
New Haven County is in Connecticut.
Connecticut Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Madison Center 7.0%

2,681

Meriden 10.8%

59,455

Milford city (balance) 6.1%

51,863

Naugatuck 10.0%

31,338

New Haven 25.6%

122,320

North Haven 3.6%

23,702

Orange 3.3%

13,921

Ansonia 18.6%

18,866

Branford Center 5.5%

6,355

Cheshire Village 3.7%

6,124

Derby 11.4%

12,434

East Haven 8.7%

28,741

Guilford Center 5.7%

2,507

Heritage Village 6.0%

3,859

Wallingford Center 4.8%

17,287

Waterbury 24.3%

107,479

West Haven 13.2%

51,949

Woodmont 5.3%

1,536

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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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