12.8% Poverty Rate in Washington County, Maryland

Poverty Rate in Washington County, Maryland

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

Maryland County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

12.7%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Washington County, Maryland who were born citizens of the United States is 12.7%.

14.4%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Washington County, Maryland who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 14.4%.

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

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

Of the 133,673 residents of Washington County, Maryland who were born citizens of the United States, 17,021 (12.7%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 1,024 (14.4%) of 7,101 residents of Washington 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 Washington County, Maryland

The Poverty Rate in Washington County is 12.8%.
Washington County is in Maryland.
Maryland Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Boonsboro 10.0%

3,345

Cavetown 3.2%

1,142

Fountainhead-Orchard Hills 6.1%

5,801

Hagerstown 27.2%

39,458

Halfway 7.1%

11,043

Hancock 21.4%

1,536

Keedysville 1.8%

1,117

Maugansville 6.5%

3,223

Paramount-Long Meadow 1.4%

2,421

Robinwood 6.6%

7,934

St. James 3.3%

3,283

Smithsburg 7.0%

2,962

Williamsport 19.8%

2,015

Wilson-Conococheague 12.9%

2,048

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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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