37.4% Poverty Rate in Bolivar County, Mississippi

Poverty Rate in Bolivar County, Mississippi

How does the Poverty Rate in Bolivar County, Mississippi compare to other counties in Mississippi?

Mississippi County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

37.2%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Bolivar County, Mississippi who were born citizens of the United States is 37.2%.

45.0%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Bolivar County, Mississippi who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 45.0%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Bolivar County, Mississippi born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

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

Of the 30,868 residents of Bolivar County, Mississippi who were born citizens of the United States, 11,481 (37.2%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 301 (45.0%) of 669 residents of Bolivar County, 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 Bolivar County, Mississippi

The Poverty Rate in Bolivar County is 37.4%.
Bolivar County is in Mississippi.
Mississippi Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Cleveland 25.3%

11,215

Mound Bayou 44.8%

1,734

Rosedale 57.4%

1,586

Shelby 54.6%

2,094

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2018 Mississippi 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 Mississippi 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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