15.4% Poverty Rate in Dorchester County, Maryland

Poverty Rate in Dorchester County, Maryland

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

Maryland County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

15.6%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Dorchester County, Maryland who were born citizens of the United States is 15.6%.

10.1%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Dorchester County, Maryland who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 10.1%.

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

Residents of Dorchester 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 30,773 residents of Dorchester County, Maryland who were born citizens of the United States, 4,812 (15.6%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 117 (10.1%) of 1,154 residents of Dorchester 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 Dorchester County, Maryland

The Poverty Rate in Dorchester County is 15.4%.
Dorchester County is in Maryland.
Maryland Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Algonquin 8.9%

1,365

Cambridge 24.8%

12,091

Hurlock 19.1%

2,191

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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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