8.5% Poverty Rate in Rankin County, Mississippi

Poverty Rate in Rankin County, Mississippi

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

Mississippi County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

8.5%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Rankin County, Mississippi who were born citizens of the United States is 8.5%.

9.1%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Rankin County, Mississippi who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 9.1%.

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

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

Of the 139,920 residents of Rankin County, Mississippi who were born citizens of the United States, 11,909 (8.5%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 369 (9.1%) of 4,044 residents of Rankin 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 Rankin County, Mississippi

The Poverty Rate in Rankin County is 8.5%.
Rankin County is in Mississippi.
Mississippi Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Brandon 4.9%

22,697

Cleary 5.3%

1,305

Florence 4.0%

4,302

Flowood 12.3%

8,382

Pearl 13.6%

26,191

Pelahatchie 11.8%

1,645

Richland 11.8%

7,175

Robinhood 20.2%

1,388

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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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