18.1% Poverty Rate in Blue Earth County, Minnesota

Poverty Rate in Blue Earth County, Minnesota

How does the Poverty Rate in Blue Earth County, Minnesota compare to other counties in Minnesota?

Minnesota County Poverty Rate Comparison

What is the poverty rate for residents of Blue Earth County, Minnesota born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

17.3%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Blue Earth County, Minnesota who were born citizens of the United States is 17.3%.

38.2%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Blue Earth County, Minnesota who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 38.2%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Blue Earth County, Minnesota born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Foreign-born residents of Blue Earth County, Minnesota have a higher poverty rate than those who were born US citizens.

Of the 59,769 residents of Blue Earth County, Minnesota who were born citizens of the United States, 10,323 (17.3%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 998 (38.2%) of 2,612 residents of Blue Earth County, Minnesota 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 Blue Earth County, Minnesota

The Poverty Rate in Blue Earth County is 18.1%.
Blue Earth County is in Minnesota.
Minnesota Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Eagle Lake 11.0%

2,771

Lake Crystal 4.2%

2,413

Mapleton 14.4%

1,563

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2018 Minnesota 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 Minnesota 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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