11.0% Poverty Rate in Porter County, Indiana

Poverty Rate in Porter County, Indiana

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

Indiana County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

10.7%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Porter County, Indiana who were born citizens of the United States is 10.7%.

19.7%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Porter County, Indiana who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 19.7%.

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

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

Of the 157,016 residents of Porter County, Indiana who were born citizens of the United States, 16,739 (10.7%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 1,215 (19.7%) of 6,157 residents of Porter 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 Porter County, Indiana

The Poverty Rate in Porter County is 11.0%.
Porter County is in Indiana.
Indiana Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Aberdeen 1.4%

1,602

Burns Harbor 8.7%

1,445

Chesterton 8.1%

13,875

Hebron 17.3%

3,968

Kouts 5.5%

1,947

Ogden Dunes 3.7%

1,195

Portage 17.2%

36,469

Porter 8.5%

4,855

Salt Creek Commons 7.3%

2,505

Shorewood Forest 3.5%

2,478

South Haven 17.6%

5,052

Valparaiso 13.6%

29,294

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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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