36.2% Poverty Rate in Coahoma County, Mississippi

Poverty Rate in Coahoma County, Mississippi

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

Mississippi County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

36.2%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Coahoma County, Mississippi who were born citizens of the United States is 36.2%.

24.0%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Coahoma County, Mississippi who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 24.0%.

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

Residents of Coahoma County, 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 23,677 residents of Coahoma County, Mississippi who were born citizens of the United States, 8,569 (36.2%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 18 (24.0%) of 75 residents of Coahoma 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 Coahoma County, Mississippi

The Poverty Rate in Coahoma County is 36.2%.
Coahoma County is in Mississippi.
Mississippi Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Clarksdale 36.4%

16,342

Friars Point 56.9%

1,044

Jonestown 48.1%

1,342

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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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