32.5% Poverty Rate in Sunflower County, Mississippi

Poverty Rate in Sunflower County, Mississippi

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

Mississippi County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

32.5%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Sunflower County, Mississippi who were born citizens of the United States is 32.5%.

21.6%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Sunflower County, Mississippi who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 21.6%.

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

Residents of Sunflower 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 22,813 residents of Sunflower County, Mississippi who were born citizens of the United States, 7,424 (32.5%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 36 (21.6%) of 167 residents of Sunflower 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 Sunflower County, Mississippi

The Poverty Rate in Sunflower County is 32.5%.
Sunflower County is in Mississippi.
Mississippi Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Drew 43.7%

1,992

Indianola 30.6%

9,596

Moorhead 48.1%

1,597

Ruleville 36.3%

2,586

Sunflower 39.6%

1,115

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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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