10.7% Poverty Rate in Poweshiek County, Iowa

Poverty Rate in Poweshiek County, Iowa

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

Iowa County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

10.3%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Poweshiek County, Iowa who were born citizens of the United States is 10.3%.

30.3%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Poweshiek County, Iowa who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 30.3%.

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

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

Of the 16,305 residents of Poweshiek County, Iowa who were born citizens of the United States, 1,674 (10.3%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 103 (30.3%) of 340 residents of Poweshiek 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 Poweshiek County, Iowa

The Poverty Rate in Poweshiek County is 10.7%.
Poweshiek County is in Iowa.
Iowa Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Brooklyn 8.3%

1,469

Grinnell 13.0%

7,388

Montezuma 16.2%

1,440

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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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