16.8% Poverty Rate in Cherokee County, North Carolina

Poverty Rate in Cherokee County, North Carolina

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

North Carolina County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

17.1%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Cherokee County, North Carolina who were born citizens of the United States is 17.1%.

8.9%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Cherokee County, North Carolina who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 8.9%.

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

Residents of Cherokee County, North Carolina who were born as US Citizens have a higher poverty rate than those who were born citizens of a country outside of the United States.

Of the 26,380 residents of Cherokee County, North Carolina who were born citizens of the United States, 4,498 (17.1%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 63 (8.9%) of 704 residents of Cherokee 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 Cherokee County, North Carolina

The Poverty Rate in Cherokee County is 16.8%.
Cherokee County is in North Carolina.
North Carolina Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Andrews 37.0%

1,892

Murphy 28.5%

1,839

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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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