13.0% Poverty Rate in Kent County, Delaware

Poverty Rate in Kent County, Delaware

How does the Poverty Rate in Kent County, Delaware compare to other counties in Delaware?

Delaware County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

12.8%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Kent County, Delaware who were born citizens of the United States is 12.8%.

15.4%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Kent County, Delaware who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 15.4%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Kent County, Delaware born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

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

Of the 157,508 residents of Kent County, Delaware who were born citizens of the United States, 20,166 (12.8%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 1,577 (15.4%) of 10,242 residents of Kent County, Delaware 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 Kent County, Delaware

The Poverty Rate in Kent County is 13.0%.
Kent County is in Delaware.
Delaware Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Camden 5.2%

3,486

Cheswold 21.9%

1,239

Dover 19.4%

32,657

Dover Base Housing 11.7%

3,200

Felton 24.0%

1,398

Harrington 21.5%

3,650

Highland Acres 9.1%

3,754

Kent Acres 12.5%

2,353

Rising Sun-Lebanon 14.8%

3,803

Riverview 3.6%

2,728

Rodney Village 9.8%

1,231

Woodside East 17.6%

2,550

Wyoming 7.3%

1,549

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2018 Delaware 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 Delaware 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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