13.7% Poverty Rate in Jefferson County, Indiana

Poverty Rate in Jefferson County, Indiana

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

Indiana County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

13.6%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Jefferson County, Indiana who were born citizens of the United States is 13.6%.

19.2%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Jefferson County, Indiana who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 19.2%.

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

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

Of the 29,385 residents of Jefferson County, Indiana who were born citizens of the United States, 4,000 (13.6%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 55 (19.2%) of 286 residents of Jefferson 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 Jefferson County, Indiana

The Poverty Rate in Jefferson County is 13.7%.
Jefferson County is in Indiana.
Indiana Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Hanover 17.8%

2,488

Madison 19.2%

10,322

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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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