15.3% Poverty Rate in Atlantic County, New Jersey

Poverty Rate in Atlantic County, New Jersey

How does the Poverty Rate in Atlantic County, New Jersey compare to other counties in New Jersey?

New Jersey County Poverty Rate Comparison

What is the poverty rate for residents of Atlantic County, New Jersey born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

14.4%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Atlantic County, New Jersey who were born citizens of the United States is 14.4%.

19.3%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Atlantic County, New Jersey who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 19.3%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Atlantic County, New Jersey born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Foreign-born residents of Atlantic County, New Jersey have a higher poverty rate than those who were born US citizens.

Of the 223,050 residents of Atlantic County, New Jersey who were born citizens of the United States, 32,230 (14.4%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 8,520 (19.3%) of 44,103 residents of Atlantic County, New Jersey 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 Atlantic County, New Jersey

The Poverty Rate in Atlantic County is 15.3%.
Atlantic County is in New Jersey.
New Jersey Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Brigantine 10.7%

9,114

Buena 10.5%

4,510

Collings Lakes 4.3%

1,219

Absecon 8.8%

8,200

Atlantic City 40.6%

38,792

Egg Harbor City 17.0%

3,996

Elwood 21.3%

1,510

Estell Manor 5.4%

1,734

Folsom 8.1%

1,804

Hammonton 11.2%

14,212

Linwood 1.9%

6,801

Margate City 7.7%

6,186

Mays Landing 5.3%

2,088

Northfield 8.5%

8,337

Pleasantville 22.9%

20,242

Pomona 12.2%

7,096

Port Republic 3.9%

1,056

Smithville 5.8%

7,340

Somers Point 13.5%

10,609

Ventnor City 12.8%

10,330

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2018 New Jersey 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 New Jersey 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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