Poverty in Independence, Louisiana

What is the poverty rate in Independence, Louisiana?
The poverty rate in Independence is 41.0%. One out of every 2.4 residents of Independence lives in poverty.

How many people in Independence, Louisiana live in poverty?
673 of 1,640 Independence residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

How does the poverty rate in Independence compare to the rest of Louisiana?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Louisiana is 19.6%, meaning Independence 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

Independence, Louisiana Poverty Rate By Race

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Independence, Louisiana Poverty Rate By Sex

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

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Independence, Louisiana is 44.3%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Independence, Louisiana is 38.1%.

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

Male residents of Independence, Louisiana are moderately(16%) more likely to live in poverty than females.

342 of 772 males in Independence live below the poverty line.

331 of 868 females in Independence live below the poverty line.

Independence, Louisiana Poverty Rate By Age

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

Independence, Louisiana Poverty Rate Distribution by Age

Breakdown of Independence, Louisiana Poverty Rate By Age

Age Poverty Rate

Children Under 6

72.2%

Children 6 to 11 Years Old

67.7%

Adolescents 12 to 17 Years Old

64.3%

Adults 18 to 59 Years Old

34.6%

Adults 60 to 74 Years Old

20.3%

75 to 84 Years Old

0.0%

Over 85 Years Old

9.5%

Independence, Louisiana Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

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

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of Independence, Louisiana who were born citizens of the United States is 40.8%.

Foreign

The Poverty Rate for residents of Independence, Louisiana who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 48.9%.

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

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

Of the 1,593 residents of Independence, Louisiana who were born citizens of the United States, 650 (40.8%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 23 (48.9%) of 47 residents of Independence, 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 Independence, Louisiana

The poverty rate in Independence is 41.0%.
Independence is in Tangipahoa Parish.
Louisiana Poverty Rate by City
Here is a comparison of Poverty Rate by city(minimum 1,000 residents) in Tangipahoa Parish.
City Poverty Rate
Amite City 19.3%
Hammond 34.1%
Independence 41.0%
Kentwood 50.0%
Natalbany 24.1%
Ponchatoula 20.2%

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