13.8% Poverty Rate in Elkhart County, Indiana

Poverty Rate in Elkhart County, Indiana

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

Indiana County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

13.1%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Elkhart County, Indiana who were born citizens of the United States is 13.1%.

22.1%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Elkhart County, Indiana who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 22.1%.

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

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

Of the 182,817 residents of Elkhart County, Indiana who were born citizens of the United States, 23,884 (13.1%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 3,568 (22.1%) of 16,119 residents of Elkhart 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 Elkhart County, Indiana

The Poverty Rate in Elkhart County is 13.8%.
Elkhart County is in Indiana.
Indiana Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Bristol 15.1%

1,672

Dunlap 10.3%

6,083

Elkhart 24.8%

51,503

Goshen 17.3%

32,346

Middlebury 2.3%

3,535

New Paris 3.4%

1,451

Simonton Lake 18.4%

4,615

Wakarusa 7.4%

1,809

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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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