13.7% Poverty Rate in Buena Vista County, Iowa

Poverty Rate in Buena Vista County, Iowa

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

Iowa County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

13.8%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Buena Vista County, Iowa who were born citizens of the United States is 13.8%.

13.5%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Buena Vista County, Iowa who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 13.5%.

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

Residents of Buena Vista County, Iowa who were born as US Citizens have a higher poverty rate than those who were born citizens of a country outside of the United States.

Of the 15,725 residents of Buena Vista County, Iowa who were born citizens of the United States, 2,169 (13.8%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 485 (13.5%) of 3,588 residents of Buena Vista 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 Buena Vista County, Iowa

The Poverty Rate in Buena Vista County is 13.7%.
Buena Vista County is in Iowa.
Iowa Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Alta 10.5%

2,179

Storm Lake 17.9%

9,848

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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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