27.1% Poverty Rate in Simpson County, Mississippi

Poverty Rate in Simpson County, Mississippi

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

Mississippi County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

27.1%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Simpson County, Mississippi who were born citizens of the United States is 27.1%.

27.3%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Simpson County, Mississippi who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 27.3%.

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

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

Of the 26,529 residents of Simpson County, Mississippi who were born citizens of the United States, 7,196 (27.1%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 30 (27.3%) of 110 residents of Simpson 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 Simpson County, Mississippi

The Poverty Rate in Simpson County is 27.1%.
Simpson County is in Mississippi.
Mississippi Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Magee 25.4%

3,797

Mendenhall 28.5%

2,686

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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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