16.6% Poverty Rate in LaPorte County, Indiana

Poverty Rate in LaPorte County, Indiana

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

Indiana County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

16.8%

The Poverty Rate for residents of LaPorte County, Indiana who were born citizens of the United States is 16.8%.

11.0%

The Poverty Rate for residents of LaPorte County, Indiana who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 11.0%.

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

Residents of LaPorte 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 98,651 residents of LaPorte County, Indiana who were born citizens of the United States, 16,542 (16.8%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 382 (11.0%) of 3,475 residents of LaPorte 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 LaPorte County, Indiana

The Poverty Rate in LaPorte County is 16.6%.
LaPorte County is in Indiana.
Indiana Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Fish Lake 1.2%

1,500

Hudson Lake 14.0%

1,257

Kingsford Heights 25.4%

1,349

La Porte 22.4%

21,035

Long Beach 2.5%

1,126

Michigan City 25.5%

28,337

Trail Creek 8.0%

1,989

Wanatah 9.2%

1,234

Westville 25.8%

2,012

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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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