15.4% Poverty Rate in Lincoln County, New Mexico

Poverty Rate in Lincoln County, New Mexico

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

New Mexico County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

15.1%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Lincoln County, New Mexico who were born citizens of the United States is 15.1%.

19.2%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Lincoln County, New Mexico who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 19.2%.

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

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

Of the 17,759 residents of Lincoln County, New Mexico who were born citizens of the United States, 2,684 (15.1%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 303 (19.2%) of 1,575 residents of Lincoln 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 Lincoln County, New Mexico

The Poverty Rate in Lincoln County is 15.4%.
Lincoln County is in New Mexico.
New Mexico Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Capitan 22.8%

1,321

Ruidoso 15.0%

7,728

Ruidoso Downs 22.8%

2,607

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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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