13.3% Poverty Rate in Washoe County, Nevada

Poverty Rate in Washoe County, Nevada

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

Nevada County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

13.1%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Washoe County, Nevada who were born citizens of the United States is 13.1%.

14.8%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Washoe County, Nevada who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 14.8%.

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

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

Of the 376,418 residents of Washoe County, Nevada who were born citizens of the United States, 49,234 (13.1%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 9,408 (14.8%) of 63,750 residents of Washoe 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 Washoe County, Nevada

The Poverty Rate in Washoe County is 13.3%.
Washoe County is in Nevada.
Nevada Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Cold Springs 6.8%

9,153

Golden Valley 0.7%

1,541

Incline Village 10.6%

8,635

Lemmon Valley 11.2%

4,975

Mogul 0.8%

1,884

Reno 16.2%

235,279

Spanish Springs 5.5%

16,392

Sparks 11.1%

96,326

Sun Valley 16.3%

21,002

Verdi 5.7%

1,450

Washoe Valley 5.6%

2,628

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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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