20.5% Poverty Rate in Harrison County, Mississippi

Poverty Rate in Harrison County, Mississippi

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

Mississippi County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

20.6%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Harrison County, Mississippi who were born citizens of the United States is 20.6%.

17.8%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Harrison County, Mississippi who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 17.8%.

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

Residents of Harrison 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 185,425 residents of Harrison County, Mississippi who were born citizens of the United States, 38,181 (20.6%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 1,673 (17.8%) of 9,418 residents of Harrison 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 Harrison County, Mississippi

The Poverty Rate in Harrison County is 20.5%.
Harrison County is in Mississippi.
Mississippi Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Biloxi 22.7%

42,288

DeLisle 42.0%

1,185

D'Iberville 12.5%

10,989

Gulfport 24.9%

69,562

Long Beach 12.4%

15,351

Lyman 13.0%

2,717

Pass Christian 18.3%

5,411

Saucier 22.1%

1,006

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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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