14.6% Poverty Rate in Clark County, Nevada

Poverty Rate in Clark County, Nevada

How does the Poverty Rate in Clark County, Nevada compare to other counties in Nevada?

Nevada County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

14.6%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Clark County, Nevada who were born citizens of the United States is 14.6%.

14.7%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Clark County, Nevada who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 14.7%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Clark County, Nevada born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

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

Of the 1,616,829 residents of Clark County, Nevada who were born citizens of the United States, 235,568 (14.6%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 68,881 (14.7%) of 468,325 residents of Clark County, Nevada 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 Clark County, Nevada

The Poverty Rate in Clark County is 14.6%.
Clark County is in Nevada.
Nevada Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Boulder City 11.1%

15,248

Bunkerville 6.3%

1,277

Enterprise 8.2%

155,245

Henderson 9.1%

282,765

Las Vegas 16.2%

612,867

Laughlin 18.4%

7,706

Mesquite 11.4%

17,269

Moapa Town 10.6%

1,169

Moapa Valley 5.4%

6,794

Nellis AFB 14.4%

2,735

North Las Vegas 15.1%

231,386

Paradise 17.3%

229,054

Sandy Valley 15.3%

1,228

Spring Valley 13.3%

195,207

Summerlin South 7.2%

26,009

Sunrise Manor 22.1%

192,933

Whitney 15.4%

43,801

Winchester 19.6%

28,029

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2018 Nevada 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 Nevada 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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