9.8% Poverty Rate in DeSoto County, Mississippi

Poverty Rate in DeSoto County, Mississippi

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

Mississippi County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

9.5%

The Poverty Rate for residents of DeSoto County, Mississippi who were born citizens of the United States is 9.5%.

17.1%

The Poverty Rate for residents of DeSoto County, Mississippi who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 17.1%.

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

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

Of the 165,724 residents of DeSoto County, Mississippi who were born citizens of the United States, 15,751 (9.5%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 1,027 (17.1%) of 6,001 residents of DeSoto 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 DeSoto County, Mississippi

The Poverty Rate in DeSoto County is 9.8%.
DeSoto County is in Mississippi.
Mississippi Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Bridgetown 1.2%

2,085

Hernando 6.6%

15,193

Horn Lake 15.3%

26,587

Lynchburg 5.4%

2,371

Olive Branch 8.7%

35,773

Southaven 11.1%

51,993

Walls 16.6%

1,340

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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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