12.0% Poverty Rate in Madison County, Mississippi

Poverty Rate in Madison County, Mississippi

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

Mississippi County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

11.8%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Madison County, Mississippi who were born citizens of the United States is 11.8%.

15.3%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Madison County, Mississippi who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 15.3%.

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

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

Of the 96,598 residents of Madison County, Mississippi who were born citizens of the United States, 11,442 (11.8%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 601 (15.3%) of 3,925 residents of Madison 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 Madison County, Mississippi

The Poverty Rate in Madison County is 12.0%.
Madison County is in Mississippi.
Mississippi Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Canton 24.8%

12,147

Flora 30.5%

1,789

Kearney Park 1.6%

1,483

Madison 2.9%

25,217

Ridgeland 10.5%

24,030

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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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