16.8% Poverty Rate in Allegany County, Maryland

Poverty Rate in Allegany County, Maryland

How does the Poverty Rate in Allegany County, Maryland compare to other counties in Maryland?

Maryland County Poverty Rate Comparison

What is the poverty rate for residents of Allegany County, Maryland born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

16.7%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Allegany County, Maryland who were born citizens of the United States is 16.7%.

18.7%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Allegany County, Maryland who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 18.7%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Allegany County, Maryland born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Foreign-born residents of Allegany County, Maryland have a higher poverty rate than those who were born US citizens.

Of the 63,676 residents of Allegany County, Maryland who were born citizens of the United States, 10,663 (16.7%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 253 (18.7%) of 1,354 residents of Allegany County, Maryland 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 Allegany County, Maryland

The Poverty Rate in Allegany County is 16.8%.
Allegany County is in Maryland.
Maryland Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Bel Air 30.6%

1,358

Bowling Green 6.3%

1,176

Cresaptown 13.0%

3,072

Cumberland 24.4%

19,358

Frostburg 28.0%

6,543

La Vale 8.8%

3,361

Lonaconing 23.1%

1,070

Westernport 12.4%

2,045

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2018 Maryland 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 Maryland 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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