Poverty in Blue Mountain, Mississippi

What is the poverty rate in Blue Mountain, Mississippi?
The poverty rate in Blue Mountain is 29.3%. One out of every 3.4 residents of Blue Mountain lives in poverty.

How many people in Blue Mountain, Mississippi live in poverty?
260 of 887 Blue Mountain residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

How does the poverty rate in Blue Mountain compare to the rest of Mississippi?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Mississippi is 21.5%, meaning Blue Mountain has a significantly higher than average percentage of residents below the poverty line when compared to the rest of Mississippi.

Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Blue Mountain, Mississippi Poverty Rate By Sex

What is the poverty rate for men vs women living in Blue Mountain, Mississippi?

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Blue Mountain, Mississippi is 31.9%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Blue Mountain, Mississippi is 26.6%.

Poverty Rate Disparity for Male vs Female Residents of Blue Mountain, Mississippi

Male residents of Blue Mountain, Mississippi are moderately(19%) more likely to live in poverty than females.

146 of 458 males in Blue Mountain live below the poverty line.

114 of 429 females in Blue Mountain live below the poverty line.

Blue Mountain, Mississippi Poverty Rate By Age

What's the Poverty Rate By Age in Blue Mountain, Mississippi?

Blue Mountain, Mississippi Poverty Rate Distribution by Age

Breakdown of Blue Mountain, Mississippi Poverty Rate By Age

Age Poverty Rate

Children Under 6

44.6%

Children 6 to 11 Years Old

38.5%

Adolescents 12 to 17 Years Old

27.8%

Adults 18 to 59 Years Old

25.6%

Adults 60 to 74 Years Old

21.4%

75 to 84 Years Old

28.6%

Over 85 Years Old

81.8%

Blue Mountain, Mississippi Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

What is the poverty rate for residents of Blue Mountain, Mississippi born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of Blue Mountain, Mississippi who were born citizens of the United States is 30.4%.

Foreign

The Poverty Rate for residents of Blue Mountain, Mississippi who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 15.4%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Blue Mountain, Mississippi born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Residents of Blue Mountain, Mississippi who were born as US Citizens have a higher poverty rate than those who were born citizens of a country outside of the United States.

Of the 822 residents of Blue Mountain, Mississippi who were born citizens of the United States, 250 (30.4%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 10 (15.4%) of 65 residents of Blue Mountain, Mississippi 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 Blue Mountain, Mississippi

The poverty rate in Blue Mountain is 29.3%.
Blue Mountain is in Tippah County.
Mississippi Poverty Rate by City
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City Poverty Rate
Blue Mountain 29.3%
Ripley 23.3%
Walnut 47.8%

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