12.5% Poverty Rate in Carteret County, North Carolina

Poverty Rate in Carteret County, North Carolina

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

North Carolina County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

12.2%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Carteret County, North Carolina who were born citizens of the United States is 12.2%.

20.6%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Carteret County, North Carolina who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 20.6%.

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

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

Of the 65,040 residents of Carteret County, North Carolina who were born citizens of the United States, 7,964 (12.2%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 494 (20.6%) of 2,400 residents of Carteret 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 Carteret County, North Carolina

The Poverty Rate in Carteret County is 12.5%.
Carteret County is in North Carolina.
North Carolina Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Broad Creek 17.9%

2,444

Cape Carteret 7.4%

2,212

Cedar Point 4.1%

1,733

Atlantic Beach 7.2%

1,763

Beaufort 18.8%

3,916

Emerald Isle 6.7%

3,705

Harkers Island 11.8%

1,437

Morehead City 21.3%

9,036

Newport 7.2%

4,236

Pine Knoll Shores 4.8%

1,407

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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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