24.7% Poverty Rate in Monroe County, Indiana

Poverty Rate in Monroe County, Indiana

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

Indiana County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

23.0%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Monroe County, Indiana who were born citizens of the United States is 23.0%.

45.3%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Monroe County, Indiana who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 45.3%.

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

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

Of the 119,172 residents of Monroe County, Indiana who were born citizens of the United States, 27,384 (23.0%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 4,590 (45.3%) of 10,140 residents of Monroe 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 Monroe County, Indiana

The Poverty Rate in Monroe County is 24.7%.
Monroe County is in Indiana.
Indiana Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Bloomington 37.5%

69,050

Ellettsville 15.3%

6,454

Smithville-Sanders 8.9%

3,362

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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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