19.9% Poverty Rate in Perry County, Mississippi

Poverty Rate in Perry County, Mississippi

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

Mississippi County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

19.9%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Perry County, Mississippi who were born citizens of the United States is 19.9%.

25.0%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Perry County, Mississippi who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 25.0%.

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

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

Of the 11,915 residents of Perry County, Mississippi who were born citizens of the United States, 2,370 (19.9%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 7 (25.0%) of 28 residents of Perry 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 Perry County, Mississippi

The Poverty Rate in Perry County is 19.9%.
Perry County is in Mississippi.
Mississippi Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Beaumont 23.3%

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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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