10.6% Poverty Rate in Shelby County, Indiana

Poverty Rate in Shelby County, Indiana

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

Indiana County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

10.4%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Shelby County, Indiana who were born citizens of the United States is 10.4%.

22.6%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Shelby County, Indiana who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 22.6%.

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

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

Of the 42,391 residents of Shelby County, Indiana who were born citizens of the United States, 4,392 (10.4%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 231 (22.6%) of 1,021 residents of Shelby 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 Shelby County, Indiana

The Poverty Rate in Shelby County is 10.6%.
Shelby County is in Indiana.
Indiana Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Morristown 12.3%

1,129

Shelbyville 16.2%

18,409

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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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