7.8% Poverty Rate in Buchanan County, Iowa

Poverty Rate in Buchanan County, Iowa

How does the Poverty Rate in Buchanan County, Iowa compare to other counties in Iowa?

Iowa County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

7.6%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Buchanan County, Iowa who were born citizens of the United States is 7.6%.

20.7%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Buchanan County, Iowa who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 20.7%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Buchanan County, Iowa born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

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

Of the 20,514 residents of Buchanan County, Iowa who were born citizens of the United States, 1,566 (7.6%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 55 (20.7%) of 266 residents of Buchanan County, Iowa 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 Buchanan County, Iowa

The Poverty Rate in Buchanan County is 7.8%.
Buchanan County is in Iowa.
Iowa Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Independence 8.2%

5,830

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2018 Iowa 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 Iowa 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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