18.0% Poverty Rate in Bernalillo County, New Mexico

Poverty Rate in Bernalillo County, New Mexico

How does the Poverty Rate in Bernalillo County, New Mexico compare to other counties in New Mexico?

New Mexico County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

17.2%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Bernalillo County, New Mexico who were born citizens of the United States is 17.2%.

24.5%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Bernalillo County, New Mexico who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 24.5%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Bernalillo County, New Mexico born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

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

Of the 598,840 residents of Bernalillo County, New Mexico who were born citizens of the United States, 103,077 (17.2%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 16,620 (24.5%) of 67,881 residents of Bernalillo County, New Mexico 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 Bernalillo County, New Mexico

The Poverty Rate in Bernalillo County is 18.0%.
Bernalillo County is in New Mexico.
New Mexico Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Carnuel 11.2%

1,801

Albuquerque 18.2%

551,756

Los Ranchos de Albuquerque 13.8%

6,097

North Valley 12.5%

11,811

Paradise Hills 8.2%

5,496

Ponderosa Pine 8.6%

1,025

San Antonito 0.7%

1,141

Sandia Heights 2.7%

3,337

Sandia Knolls 5.5%

1,403

South Valley 26.7%

41,337

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2018 New Mexico 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 Mexico 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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