Poverty in Plentywood, Montana

What is the poverty rate in Plentywood, Montana?
The poverty rate in Plentywood is 12.8%. One out of every 7.8 residents of Plentywood lives in poverty.

How many people in Plentywood, Montana live in poverty?
230 of 1,797 Plentywood residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

How does the poverty rate in Plentywood compare to the rest of Montana?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Montana is 14.4%, meaning Plentywood has a moderately lower than average percentage of residents below the poverty line when compared to the rest of Montana.

Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Plentywood, Montana Poverty Rate By Race

Race Population Poverty Rate National Poverty Rate Population

White

1,576

8.2% 10.3% 85.4%

What's the Poverty Rate in Plentywood, Montana By Race?

8.2% of White residents of Plentywood, Montana live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of white residents in Plentywood, Montana is dramatically lower than the national average of 10.3%. 130 of 1,576 white Montanans live below the poverty line. Approximately 85.4% of the total population of Plentywood, Montana are white.

Plentywood, Montana Poverty Rate By Sex

What is the poverty rate for men vs women living in Plentywood, Montana?

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Plentywood, Montana is 10.8%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Plentywood, Montana is 14.7%.

Poverty Rate Disparity for Male vs Female Residents of Plentywood, Montana

Female residents of Plentywood, Montana are significantly(36%) more likely to live in poverty than males.

96 of 885 males in Plentywood live below the poverty line.

134 of 912 females in Plentywood live below the poverty line.

Plentywood, Montana Poverty Rate By School Enrollment

Understanding where poverty hits hardest in Plentywood can be better understood by segmenting poverty by whether or not the resident is in school or not.

  • Enrolled in School in Plentywood, Montana have a Poverty Rate of 13.5%.
  • Not Enrolled in School in Plentywood, Montana have a Poverty Rate of 12.9%.

Poverty for younger ages in Plentywood is seen as the most undesirable for the future of the community.

  • Enrolled in Nursery School in Plentywood, Montana have a Poverty Rate of 23.1%.
  • Enrolled in Elementary School(Grades 1-4) in Plentywood, Montana have a Poverty Rate of 20.6%.

Poverty for developing children and young adults in Plentywood can have drastic impacts on graduation and college attendance rates.

  • Enrolled in Middle School(Grade 5-8) in Plentywood, Montana have a Poverty Rate of 16.7%.
  • Enrolled in High School (Grades 9-12) in Plentywood, Montana have a Poverty Rate of 13.7%.

Adult students in college, graduate or professional schools generally bring employers, revenue and higher living wages post-graduation and are seen as a positive to the community.

  • Enrolled in Undergraduate School in Plentywood, Montana have a Poverty Rate of 0.0%.
  • Enrolled in Graduate or Professional School in Plentywood, Montana have a Poverty Rate of 0.0%.
Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Plentywood, Montana Poverty Rate By Age

What's the Poverty Rate By Age in Plentywood, Montana?

Plentywood, Montana Poverty Rate Distribution by Age

Breakdown of Plentywood, Montana Poverty Rate By Age

Age Poverty Rate

Children Under 6

7.6%

Children 6 to 11 Years Old

11.0%

Adolescents 12 to 17 Years Old

21.6%

Adults 18 to 59 Years Old

17.2%

Adults 60 to 74 Years Old

6.1%

75 to 84 Years Old

5.4%

Over 85 Years Old

0.0%

Plentywood, Montana Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

What is the poverty rate for residents of Plentywood, Montana born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of Plentywood, Montana who were born citizens of the United States is 13.1%.

Foreign

The Poverty Rate for residents of Plentywood, Montana who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 0.0%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Plentywood, Montana born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Residents of Plentywood, Montana 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 1,758 residents of Plentywood, Montana who were born citizens of the United States, 230 (13.1%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 0 (0.0%) of 39 residents of Plentywood, Montana 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 Plentywood, Montana

The poverty rate in Plentywood is 12.8%.
Plentywood is in Sheridan County.
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