25.3% Poverty Rate in Lafayette County, Mississippi

Poverty Rate in Lafayette County, Mississippi

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

Mississippi County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

24.8%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Lafayette County, Mississippi who were born citizens of the United States is 24.8%.

39.0%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Lafayette County, Mississippi who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 39.0%.

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

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

Of the 45,917 residents of Lafayette County, Mississippi who were born citizens of the United States, 11,394 (24.8%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 682 (39.0%) of 1,749 residents of Lafayette 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 Lafayette County, Mississippi

The Poverty Rate in Lafayette County is 25.3%.
Lafayette County is in Mississippi.
Mississippi Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Oxford 35.4%

21,414

University 85.3%

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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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