14.9% Poverty Rate in Benton County, Indiana

Poverty Rate in Benton County, Indiana

How does the Poverty Rate in Benton County, Indiana compare to other counties in Indiana?

Indiana County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

15.0%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Benton County, Indiana who were born citizens of the United States is 15.0%.

10.7%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Benton County, Indiana who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 10.7%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Benton County, Indiana born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Residents of Benton County, Indiana who were born as US Citizens have a higher poverty rate than those who were born citizens of a country outside of the United States.

Of the 8,377 residents of Benton County, Indiana who were born citizens of the United States, 1,253 (15.0%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 18 (10.7%) of 169 residents of Benton County, Indiana 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 Benton County, Indiana

The Poverty Rate in Benton County is 14.9%.
Benton County is in Indiana.
Indiana Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Fowler 17.4%

2,186

Oxford 8.3%

1,150

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2018 Indiana 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 Indiana 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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