13.1% Poverty Rate in Stearns County, Minnesota

Poverty Rate in Stearns County, Minnesota

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

Minnesota County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

11.7%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Stearns County, Minnesota who were born citizens of the United States is 11.7%.

33.6%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Stearns County, Minnesota who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 33.6%.

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

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

Of the 138,842 residents of Stearns County, Minnesota who were born citizens of the United States, 16,242 (11.7%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 3,079 (33.6%) of 9,174 residents of Stearns 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 Stearns County, Minnesota

The Poverty Rate in Stearns County is 13.1%.
Stearns County is in Minnesota.
Minnesota Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Avon 3.0%

1,686

Albany 11.7%

2,577

Cold Spring 8.6%

3,982

Melrose 6.3%

3,489

Paynesville 14.8%

2,656

Richmond 9.2%

1,551

Rockville 7.5%

2,513

St. Augusta 3.1%

3,601

St. Joseph 20.4%

5,298

Sauk Centre 11.0%

4,283

Waite Park 18.9%

7,334

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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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