What is the poverty rate in Burnham, Illinois?
The poverty rate in Burnham is 23.4%. One out of every 4.3 residents of Burnham lives in poverty.
How many people in Burnham, Illinois live in poverty?
917 of 3,927 Burnham residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.
How does the poverty rate in Burnham compare to the rest of Illinois?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Illinois is 13.5%, meaning Burnham has a dramatically higher than average percentage of residents below the poverty line when compared to the rest of Illinois.
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The Poverty Rate of black residents in Burnham, Illinois is dramatically lower than the national average of 25.2%. 519 of 2,354 black Illinoisans live below the poverty line. Approximately 55.9% of the total population of Burnham, Illinois are black.
The Poverty Rate of hispanic residents in Burnham, Illinois is dramatically higher than the national average of 22.2%. 305 of 1,027 hispanic Illinoisans live below the poverty line. Approximately 24.4% of the total population of Burnham, Illinois are hispanic.
The Poverty Rate for men who live in Burnham, Illinois is 19.5%.
The Poverty Rate for women who live in Burnham, Illinois is 26.9%.
368 of 1,885 males in Burnham live below the poverty line.
549 of 2,042 females in Burnham live below the poverty line.
Understanding where poverty hits hardest in Burnham can be better understood by segmenting poverty by whether or not the resident is in school or not.
Poverty for younger ages in Burnham is seen as the most undesirable for the future of the community.
Poverty for developing children and young adults in Burnham can have drastic impacts on graduation and college attendance rates.
Adult students in college, graduate or professional schools generally bring employers, revenue and higher living wages post-graduation and are seen as a positive to the community.
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The Poverty Rate for residents of Burnham, Illinois who were born citizens of the United States is 22.9%.
The Poverty Rate for residents of Burnham, Illinois who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 27.3%.
Of the 3,506 residents of Burnham, Illinois who were born citizens of the United States, 802 (22.9%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.
Conversely, 115 (27.3%) of 421 residents of Burnham, Illinois who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.
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