Poverty in Amelia, Louisiana

What is the poverty rate in Amelia, Louisiana?
The poverty rate in Amelia is 27.5%. One out of every 3.6 residents of Amelia lives in poverty.

How many people in Amelia, Louisiana live in poverty?
516 of 1,876 Amelia residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

How does the poverty rate in Amelia compare to the rest of Louisiana?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Louisiana is 19.6%, meaning Amelia has a dramatically higher than average percentage of residents below the poverty line when compared to the rest of Louisiana.

Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Amelia, Louisiana Poverty Rate By Race

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Amelia, Louisiana Poverty Rate By Sex

What is the poverty rate for men vs women living in Amelia, Louisiana?

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Amelia, Louisiana is 12.4%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Amelia, Louisiana is 45.0%.

Poverty Rate Disparity for Male vs Female Residents of Amelia, Louisiana

Female residents of Amelia, Louisiana are dramatically(262%) more likely to live in poverty than males.

124 of 1,004 males in Amelia live below the poverty line.

392 of 872 females in Amelia live below the poverty line.

Amelia, Louisiana Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

What is the poverty rate for residents of Amelia, Louisiana born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of Amelia, Louisiana who were born citizens of the United States is 31.6%.

Foreign

The Poverty Rate for residents of Amelia, Louisiana who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 15.8%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Amelia, Louisiana born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Residents of Amelia, Louisiana 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 1,390 residents of Amelia, Louisiana who were born citizens of the United States, 439 (31.6%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 77 (15.8%) of 486 residents of Amelia, Louisiana 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 Amelia, Louisiana

The poverty rate in Amelia is 27.5%.
Amelia is in St. Mary Parish.
Louisiana Poverty Rate by City
Here is a comparison of Poverty Rate by city(minimum 1,000 residents) in St. Mary Parish.
City Poverty Rate
Bayou Vista 27.2%
Baldwin 22.1%
Amelia 27.5%
Berwick 21.3%
Charenton 11.5%
Franklin 24.4%
Patterson 17.1%

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