Poverty in Bruce, Mississippi

What is the poverty rate in Bruce, Mississippi?
The poverty rate in Bruce is 34.1%. One out of every 2.9 residents of Bruce lives in poverty.

How many people in Bruce, Mississippi live in poverty?
589 of 1,728 Bruce residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

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

Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Bruce, Mississippi Poverty Rate By Race

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Bruce, Mississippi Poverty Rate By Sex

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

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Bruce, Mississippi is 34.9%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Bruce, Mississippi is 33.3%.

Poverty Rate Disparity for Male vs Female Residents of Bruce, Mississippi

Male residents of Bruce, Mississippi are slightly(4%) more likely to live in poverty than females.

298 of 853 males in Bruce live below the poverty line.

291 of 875 females in Bruce live below the poverty line.

Bruce, Mississippi Poverty Rate By Age

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

Bruce, Mississippi Poverty Rate Distribution by Age

Breakdown of Bruce, Mississippi Poverty Rate By Age

Age Poverty Rate

Children Under 6

71.1%

Children 6 to 11 Years Old

24.4%

Adolescents 12 to 17 Years Old

60.0%

Adults 18 to 59 Years Old

33.2%

Adults 60 to 74 Years Old

27.4%

75 to 84 Years Old

15.5%

Over 85 Years Old

14.7%

Bruce, Mississippi Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

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

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of Bruce, Mississippi who were born citizens of the United States is 34.1%.

Foreign

The Poverty Rate for residents of Bruce, Mississippi who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 31.9%.

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

Residents of Bruce, 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 1,681 residents of Bruce, Mississippi who were born citizens of the United States, 574 (34.1%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 15 (31.9%) of 47 residents of Bruce, 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 Bruce, Mississippi

The poverty rate in Bruce is 34.1%.
Bruce is in Calhoun County.
Mississippi Poverty Rate by City
Here is a comparison of Poverty Rate by city(minimum 1,000 residents) in Calhoun County.
City Poverty Rate
Bruce 34.1%
Calhoun City 36.9%
Derma 36.7%
Vardaman 27.5%

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