19.8% Poverty Rate in Marion County, Indiana

Poverty Rate in Marion County, Indiana

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

Indiana County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

19.2%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Marion County, Indiana who were born citizens of the United States is 19.2%.

25.6%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Marion County, Indiana who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 25.6%.

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

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

Of the 835,573 residents of Marion County, Indiana who were born citizens of the United States, 160,491 (19.2%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 21,826 (25.6%) of 85,331 residents of Marion 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 Marion County, Indiana

The Poverty Rate in Marion County is 19.8%.
Marion County is in Indiana.
Indiana Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Beech Grove 21.1%

14,445

Clermont 7.6%

1,351

Indianapolis city (balance) 20.1%

835,405

Lawrence 15.8%

47,689

Meridian Hills 2.7%

1,803

Southport 11.5%

1,890

Speedway 21.0%

12,171

Warren Park 33.0%

1,852

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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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