14.8% Poverty Rate in Monroe County, New York

Poverty Rate in Monroe County, New York

How does the Poverty Rate in Monroe County, New York compare to other counties in New York?

New York County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

14.6%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Monroe County, New York who were born citizens of the United States is 14.6%.

17.9%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Monroe County, New York who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 17.9%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Monroe County, New York born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

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

Of the 662,619 residents of Monroe County, New York who were born citizens of the United States, 96,465 (14.6%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 11,016 (17.9%) of 61,676 residents of Monroe County, New York 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 Monroe County, New York

The Poverty Rate in Monroe County is 14.8%.
Monroe County is in New York.
New York Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Brighton 10.8%

34,395

Brockport 28.0%

5,601

Churchville 7.2%

2,168

Clarkson 8.8%

4,338

East Rochester 15.0%

6,646

Fairport 3.1%

5,378

Gates 4.7%

5,153

Greece 7.1%

15,062

Hamlin 11.5%

5,725

Hilton 8.7%

5,880

Honeoye Falls 11.9%

2,741

Irondequoit 8.6%

50,307

North Gates 8.9%

9,499

Pittsford 3.1%

1,699

Rochester 33.1%

201,042

Scottsville 17.1%

2,018

Spencerport 7.2%

3,594

Webster 18.6%

5,471

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2018 New York 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 York 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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