19.3% Poverty Rate in Burke County, North Carolina

Poverty Rate in Burke County, North Carolina

How does the Poverty Rate in Burke County, North Carolina compare to other counties in North Carolina?

North Carolina County Poverty Rate Comparison

What is the poverty rate for residents of Burke County, North Carolina born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

19.1%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Burke County, North Carolina who were born citizens of the United States is 19.1%.

23.7%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Burke County, North Carolina who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 23.7%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Burke County, North Carolina born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Foreign-born residents of Burke County, North Carolina have a higher poverty rate than those who were born US citizens.

Of the 82,398 residents of Burke County, North Carolina who were born citizens of the United States, 15,760 (19.1%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 900 (23.7%) of 3,790 residents of Burke County, North Carolina 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 Burke County, North Carolina

The Poverty Rate in Burke County is 19.3%.
Burke County is in North Carolina.
North Carolina Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Connelly Springs 20.0%

1,525

Drexel 23.7%

1,689

Glen Alpine 20.4%

1,391

Hildebran 34.6%

2,160

Icard 26.7%

2,813

Morganton 21.2%

15,594

Rutherford College 11.1%

1,141

Salem 16.5%

2,181

Valdese 20.2%

4,309

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2018 North Carolina 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 North Carolina 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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