9.2% Poverty Rate in Waseca County, Minnesota

Poverty Rate in Waseca County, Minnesota

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

Minnesota County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

8.8%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Waseca County, Minnesota who were born citizens of the United States is 8.8%.

21.0%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Waseca County, Minnesota who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 21.0%.

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

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

Of the 17,078 residents of Waseca County, Minnesota who were born citizens of the United States, 1,500 (8.8%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 114 (21.0%) of 542 residents of Waseca 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 Waseca County, Minnesota

The Poverty Rate in Waseca County is 9.2%.
Waseca County is in Minnesota.
Minnesota Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Janesville 12.0%

2,586

New Richland 15.7%

1,101

Waseca 10.3%

8,039

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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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