23.7% Poverty Rate in Wayne County, Michigan

Poverty Rate in Wayne County, Michigan

How does the Poverty Rate in Wayne County, Michigan compare to other counties in Michigan?

Michigan County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

23.5%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Wayne County, Michigan who were born citizens of the United States is 23.5%.

26.7%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Wayne County, Michigan who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 26.7%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Wayne County, Michigan born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

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

Of the 1,590,322 residents of Wayne County, Michigan who were born citizens of the United States, 373,017 (23.5%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 40,752 (26.7%) of 152,415 residents of Wayne County, Michigan 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 Wayne County, Michigan

The Poverty Rate in Wayne County is 23.7%.
Wayne County is in Michigan.
Michigan Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Allen Park 6.6%

27,136

Belleville 15.2%

3,866

Dearborn 29.1%

94,895

Dearborn Heights 19.2%

55,580

Detroit 37.9%

668,133

Ecorse 36.8%

9,240

Garden City 10.8%

26,747

Gibraltar 8.8%

4,536

Grosse Pointe 3.7%

5,206

Grosse Pointe Farms 1.7%

9,206

Grosse Pointe Park 6.4%

11,240

Grosse Pointe Woods 4.1%

15,630

Hamtramck 50.9%

21,164

Harper Woods 13.3%

13,643

Highland Park 49.0%

10,704

Inkster 33.2%

24,368

Lincoln Park 19.9%

36,899

Livonia 5.4%

93,469

Melvindale 28.0%

10,402

Plymouth 4.5%

8,872

River Rouge 38.6%

7,559

Riverview 11.7%

11,647

Rockwood 4.2%

3,183

Romulus 18.7%

23,136

Southgate 11.4%

29,162

Taylor 19.8%

60,750

Trenton 6.6%

18,115

Wayne 23.8%

16,884

Westland 14.6%

81,334

Woodhaven 7.3%

12,393

Wyandotte 10.8%

25,157

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2018 Michigan 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 Michigan 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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