Poverty in Berwick, Louisiana

What is the poverty rate in Berwick, Louisiana?
The poverty rate in Berwick is 21.3%. One out of every 4.7 residents of Berwick lives in poverty.

How many people in Berwick, Louisiana live in poverty?
1,005 of 4,710 Berwick residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

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

Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Berwick, Louisiana Poverty Rate By Race

Race Population Poverty Rate National Poverty Rate Population

White

3,705

12.9% 10.3% 78.1%

What's the Poverty Rate in Berwick, Louisiana By Race?

12.9% of White residents of Berwick, Louisiana live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of white residents in Berwick, Louisiana is the same as than the national average. 477 of 3,705 white Louisianians live below the poverty line. Approximately 78.1% of the total population of Berwick, Louisiana are white.

Berwick, Louisiana Poverty Rate By Sex

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

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Berwick, Louisiana is 18.5%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Berwick, Louisiana is 24.4%.

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

Female residents of Berwick, Louisiana are significantly(31%) more likely to live in poverty than males.

451 of 2,438 males in Berwick live below the poverty line.

554 of 2,272 females in Berwick live below the poverty line.

Berwick, Louisiana Poverty Rate By Age

What's the Poverty Rate By Age in Berwick, Louisiana?

Berwick, Louisiana Poverty Rate Distribution by Age

Breakdown of Berwick, Louisiana Poverty Rate By Age

Age Poverty Rate

Children Under 6

26.0%

Children 6 to 11 Years Old

14.6%

Adolescents 12 to 17 Years Old

21.2%

Adults 18 to 59 Years Old

22.5%

Adults 60 to 74 Years Old

24.2%

75 to 84 Years Old

0.0%

Over 85 Years Old

11.1%

Berwick, Louisiana Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

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

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of Berwick, Louisiana who were born citizens of the United States is 20.4%.

Foreign

The Poverty Rate for residents of Berwick, Louisiana who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 53.3%.

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

Foreign-born residents of Berwick, Louisiana have a higher poverty rate than those who were born US citizens.

Of the 4,575 residents of Berwick, Louisiana who were born citizens of the United States, 933 (20.4%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 72 (53.3%) of 135 residents of Berwick, 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 Berwick, Louisiana

The poverty rate in Berwick is 21.3%.
Berwick is in St. Mary Parish.
Louisiana Poverty Rate by City
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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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