19.5% Poverty Rate in St. Mary Parish, Louisiana

Poverty Rate in St. Mary Parish, Louisiana

How does the Poverty Rate in St. Mary Parish, Louisiana compare to other counties in Louisiana?

Louisiana County Poverty Rate Comparison

What is the poverty rate for residents of St. Mary Parish, Louisiana born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

19.5%

The Poverty Rate for residents of St. Mary Parish, Louisiana who were born citizens of the United States is 19.5%.

18.6%

The Poverty Rate for residents of St. Mary Parish, Louisiana who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 18.6%.

Poverty Rate for residents of St. Mary Parish, Louisiana born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Residents of St. Mary Parish, 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 49,415 residents of St. Mary Parish, Louisiana who were born citizens of the United States, 9,659 (19.5%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 387 (18.6%) of 2,082 residents of St. Mary Parish, 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 St. Mary Parish, Louisiana

The Poverty Rate in St. Mary Parish is 19.5%.
St. Mary Parish is in Louisiana.
Louisiana Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Bayou Vista 27.2%

5,119

Baldwin 22.1%

2,233

Amelia 27.5%

1,876

Berwick 21.3%

4,710

Charenton 11.5%

1,788

Franklin 24.4%

7,036

Patterson 17.1%

5,900

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2018 Louisiana 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 Louisiana 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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