17.2% Poverty Rate in Hancock County, Mississippi

Poverty Rate in Hancock County, Mississippi

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

Mississippi County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

17.4%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Hancock County, Mississippi who were born citizens of the United States is 17.4%.

9.6%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Hancock County, Mississippi who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 9.6%.

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

Residents of Hancock 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 45,099 residents of Hancock County, Mississippi who were born citizens of the United States, 7,828 (17.4%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 93 (9.6%) of 965 residents of Hancock 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 Hancock County, Mississippi

The Poverty Rate in Hancock County is 17.2%.
Hancock County is in Mississippi.
Mississippi Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Bay St. Louis 19.8%

11,793

Diamondhead 8.1%

8,200

Kiln 15.5%

2,001

Pearlington 29.3%

1,374

Waveland 18.9%

6,371

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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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