11.9% Poverty Rate in New Castle County, Delaware

Poverty Rate in New Castle County, Delaware

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

Delaware County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

11.9%

The Poverty Rate for residents of New Castle County, Delaware who were born citizens of the United States is 11.9%.

12.1%

The Poverty Rate for residents of New Castle County, Delaware who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 12.1%.

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

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

Of the 478,652 residents of New Castle County, Delaware who were born citizens of the United States, 56,861 (11.9%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 7,221 (12.1%) of 59,465 residents of New Castle 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 New Castle County, Delaware

The Poverty Rate in New Castle County is 11.9%.
New Castle County is in Delaware.
Delaware Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Middletown 6.3%

20,596

Bear 9.8%

20,159

Bellefonte 5.2%

1,199

Brookside 13.1%

13,480

Claymont 12.2%

8,701

Delaware City 12.7%

1,918

Edgemoor 10.1%

6,178

Elsmere 15.6%

6,065

Glasgow 6.8%

15,087

Greenville 7.1%

2,305

Hockessin 2.2%

13,327

Newark 26.2%

26,252

New Castle 8.7%

5,356

Newport 26.3%

1,295

North Star 0.9%

7,390

Pike Creek 1.4%

8,574

Pike Creek Valley 8.2%

10,562

Townsend 12.0%

2,195

Wilmington 27.0%

68,616

Wilmington Manor 8.5%

7,574

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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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