10.3% Poverty Rate in Worcester County, Maryland

Poverty Rate in Worcester County, Maryland

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

Maryland County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

10.4%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Worcester County, Maryland who were born citizens of the United States is 10.4%.

7.8%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Worcester County, Maryland who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 7.8%.

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

Residents of Worcester 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 48,594 residents of Worcester County, Maryland who were born citizens of the United States, 5,054 (10.4%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 174 (7.8%) of 2,237 residents of Worcester 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 Worcester County, Maryland

The Poverty Rate in Worcester County is 10.3%.
Worcester County is in Maryland.
Maryland Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Berlin 11.0%

4,394

Ocean City 6.5%

6,961

Ocean Pines 6.7%

12,078

Pocomoke City 34.0%

4,033

Snow Hill 21.2%

2,146

West Ocean City 7.7%

4,114

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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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