9.4% Poverty Rate in Cecil County, Maryland

Poverty Rate in Cecil County, Maryland

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

Maryland County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

9.2%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Cecil County, Maryland who were born citizens of the United States is 9.2%.

17.0%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Cecil County, Maryland who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 17.0%.

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

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

Of the 97,662 residents of Cecil County, Maryland who were born citizens of the United States, 8,949 (9.2%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 584 (17.0%) of 3,434 residents of Cecil 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 Cecil County, Maryland

The Poverty Rate in Cecil County is 9.4%.
Cecil County is in Maryland.
Maryland Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Charlestown 20.2%

1,372

Elkton 21.4%

14,926

North East 8.9%

3,624

Perryville 6.4%

4,395

Rising Sun 9.9%

2,795

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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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