21.9% Poverty Rate in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana

Poverty Rate in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana

How does the Poverty Rate in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana compare to other counties in Louisiana?

Louisiana County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

21.8%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana who were born citizens of the United States is 21.8%.

27.9%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 27.9%.

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

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

Of the 122,173 residents of Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana who were born citizens of the United States, 26,616 (21.8%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 739 (27.9%) of 2,645 residents of Tangipahoa 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 Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana

The Poverty Rate in Tangipahoa Parish is 21.9%.
Tangipahoa Parish is in Louisiana.
Louisiana Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Amite City 19.3%

4,264

Hammond 34.1%

17,017

Independence 41.0%

1,640

Kentwood 50.0%

2,030

Natalbany 24.1%

2,816

Ponchatoula 20.2%

7,010

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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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