11.5% Poverty Rate in Elko County, Nevada

Poverty Rate in Elko County, Nevada

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

Nevada County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

11.4%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Elko County, Nevada who were born citizens of the United States is 11.4%.

12.4%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Elko County, Nevada who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 12.4%.

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

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

Of the 47,112 residents of Elko County, Nevada who were born citizens of the United States, 5,372 (11.4%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 559 (12.4%) of 4,497 residents of Elko 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 Elko County, Nevada

The Poverty Rate in Elko County is 11.5%.
Elko County is in Nevada.
Nevada Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Carlin 5.7%

2,203

Elko 14.4%

19,792

Jackpot 49.8%

1,526

Owyhee 25.3%

1,091

Spring Creek 4.7%

13,482

Wells 3.0%

1,421

West Wendover 15.5%

4,371

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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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