5.0% Poverty Rate in Washington County, Minnesota

Poverty Rate in Washington County, Minnesota

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

Minnesota County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

4.9%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Washington County, Minnesota who were born citizens of the United States is 4.9%.

5.9%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Washington County, Minnesota who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 5.9%.

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

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

Of the 230,526 residents of Washington County, Minnesota who were born citizens of the United States, 11,272 (4.9%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 979 (5.9%) of 16,657 residents of Washington 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 Washington County, Minnesota

The Poverty Rate in Washington County is 5.0%.
Washington County is in Minnesota.
Minnesota Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Bayport 4.3%

2,114

Afton 5.2%

2,934

Cottage Grove 3.8%

35,846

Dellwood 1.2%

1,149

Forest Lake 5.9%

19,275

Grant 3.0%

4,140

Hugo 3.9%

14,319

Lake Elmo 7.3%

8,613

Lakeland 3.9%

1,876

Mahtomedi 7.6%

7,920

Newport 11.0%

3,439

Oakdale 6.8%

27,781

Oak Park Heights 7.0%

4,109

St. Paul Park 8.3%

5,357

Scandia 3.3%

4,034

Stillwater 5.6%

18,742

Woodbury 3.8%

67,374

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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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