6.9% Poverty Rate in Charles County, Maryland

Poverty Rate in Charles County, Maryland

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

Maryland County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

7.0%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Charles County, Maryland who were born citizens of the United States is 7.0%.

5.9%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Charles County, Maryland who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 5.9%.

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

Residents of Charles County, Maryland 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 144,154 residents of Charles County, Maryland who were born citizens of the United States, 10,112 (7.0%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 554 (5.9%) of 9,368 residents of Charles 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 Charles County, Maryland

The Poverty Rate in Charles County is 6.9%.
Charles County is in Maryland.
Maryland Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Bryans Road 9.0%

7,518

Hughesville 9.0%

1,913

Indian Head 9.9%

3,830

La Plata 5.1%

8,122

Potomac Heights 14.1%

1,212

Waldorf 7.3%

72,927

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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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