29.0% Poverty Rate in Sharkey County, Mississippi

Poverty Rate in Sharkey County, Mississippi

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

Mississippi County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

29.2%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Sharkey County, Mississippi who were born citizens of the United States is 29.2%.

21.1%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Sharkey County, Mississippi who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 21.1%.

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

Residents of Sharkey County, Mississippi who were born as US Citizens have a higher poverty rate than those who were born citizens of a country outside of the United States.

Of the 4,455 residents of Sharkey County, Mississippi who were born citizens of the United States, 1,299 (29.2%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 16 (21.1%) of 76 residents of Sharkey 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 Sharkey County, Mississippi

The Poverty Rate in Sharkey County is 29.0%.
Sharkey County is in Mississippi.
Mississippi Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Rolling Fork 35.6%

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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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