17.9% Poverty Rate in Jay County, Indiana

Poverty Rate in Jay County, Indiana

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

Indiana County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

18.1%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Jay County, Indiana who were born citizens of the United States is 18.1%.

7.4%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Jay County, Indiana who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 7.4%.

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

Residents of Jay 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 20,340 residents of Jay County, Indiana who were born citizens of the United States, 3,679 (18.1%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 26 (7.4%) of 353 residents of Jay 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 Jay County, Indiana

The Poverty Rate in Jay County is 17.9%.
Jay County is in Indiana.
Indiana Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Portland 19.9%

5,754

Redkey 19.1%

1,405

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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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