19.9% Poverty Rate in Cleveland County, North Carolina

Poverty Rate in Cleveland County, North Carolina

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

North Carolina County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

19.8%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Cleveland County, North Carolina who were born citizens of the United States is 19.8%.

24.3%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Cleveland County, North Carolina who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 24.3%.

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

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

Of the 92,711 residents of Cleveland County, North Carolina who were born citizens of the United States, 18,360 (19.8%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 617 (24.3%) of 2,539 residents of Cleveland 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 Cleveland County, North Carolina

The Poverty Rate in Cleveland County is 19.9%.
Cleveland County is in North Carolina.
North Carolina Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Boiling Springs 15.9%

3,430

Light Oak 43.3%

1,023

Shelby 28.0%

19,997

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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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