12.2% Poverty Rate in Watonwan County, Minnesota

Poverty Rate in Watonwan County, Minnesota

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

Minnesota County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

12.1%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Watonwan County, Minnesota who were born citizens of the United States is 12.1%.

13.0%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Watonwan County, Minnesota who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 13.0%.

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

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

Of the 9,469 residents of Watonwan County, Minnesota who were born citizens of the United States, 1,149 (12.1%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 172 (13.0%) of 1,327 residents of Watonwan 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 Watonwan County, Minnesota

The Poverty Rate in Watonwan County is 12.2%.
Watonwan County is in Minnesota.
Minnesota Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Madelia 14.4%

2,536

St. James 13.2%

4,386

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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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