6.9% Poverty Rate in Dakota County, Minnesota

Poverty Rate in Dakota County, Minnesota

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

Minnesota County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

6.3%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Dakota County, Minnesota who were born citizens of the United States is 6.3%.

12.5%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Dakota County, Minnesota who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 12.5%.

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

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

Of the 373,386 residents of Dakota County, Minnesota who were born citizens of the United States, 23,454 (6.3%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 4,830 (12.5%) of 38,599 residents of Dakota 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 Dakota County, Minnesota

The Poverty Rate in Dakota County is 6.9%.
Dakota County is in Minnesota.
Minnesota Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Apple Valley 6.5%

50,788

Burnsville 9.3%

60,856

Eagan 6.6%

65,723

Farmington 2.6%

22,382

Inver Grove Heights 8.2%

34,691

Lakeville 4.5%

60,908

Mendota Heights 4.3%

11,234

Rosemount 4.5%

23,450

South St. Paul 12.1%

20,231

West St. Paul 11.0%

19,467

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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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