19.8% Poverty Rate in Lawrence County, Mississippi

Poverty Rate in Lawrence County, Mississippi

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

Mississippi County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

19.7%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Lawrence County, Mississippi who were born citizens of the United States is 19.7%.

50.0%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Lawrence County, Mississippi who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 50.0%.

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

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

Of the 12,631 residents of Lawrence County, Mississippi who were born citizens of the United States, 2,494 (19.7%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 4 (50.0%) of 8 residents of Lawrence 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 Lawrence County, Mississippi

The Poverty Rate in Lawrence County is 19.8%.
Lawrence County is in Mississippi.
Mississippi Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Monticello 26.7%

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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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