15.3% Poverty Rate in Jackson County, Mississippi

Poverty Rate in Jackson County, Mississippi

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

Mississippi County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

15.3%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Jackson County, Mississippi who were born citizens of the United States is 15.3%.

13.9%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Jackson County, Mississippi who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 13.9%.

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

Residents of Jackson 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 135,097 residents of Jackson County, Mississippi who were born citizens of the United States, 20,668 (15.3%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 676 (13.9%) of 4,858 residents of Jackson 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 Jackson County, Mississippi

The Poverty Rate in Jackson County is 15.3%.
Jackson County is in Mississippi.
Mississippi Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Escatawpa 18.5%

3,241

Gautier 14.6%

18,400

Gulf Hills 11.8%

8,184

Gulf Park Estates 13.4%

6,461

Helena 21.5%

1,133

Latimer 6.1%

7,209

Moss Point 22.7%

13,403

Ocean Springs 9.4%

17,298

Pascagoula 23.1%

21,268

St. Martin 15.0%

8,197

Vancleave 15.7%

4,917

Wade 2.8%

1,085

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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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