9.4% Poverty Rate in Otter Tail County, Minnesota

Poverty Rate in Otter Tail County, Minnesota

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

Minnesota County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

9.0%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Otter Tail County, Minnesota who were born citizens of the United States is 9.0%.

23.7%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Otter Tail County, Minnesota who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 23.7%.

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

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

Of the 55,273 residents of Otter Tail County, Minnesota who were born citizens of the United States, 4,994 (9.0%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 356 (23.7%) of 1,503 residents of Otter Tail 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 Otter Tail County, Minnesota

The Poverty Rate in Otter Tail County is 9.4%.
Otter Tail County is in Minnesota.
Minnesota Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Fergus Falls 11.3%

13,060

New York Mills 16.8%

1,312

Parkers Prairie 11.3%

982

Pelican Rapids 19.9%

2,624

Perham 8.8%

3,169

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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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