8.9% Poverty Rate in Dare County, North Carolina

Poverty Rate in Dare County, North Carolina

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

North Carolina County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

8.7%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Dare County, North Carolina who were born citizens of the United States is 8.7%.

12.2%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Dare County, North Carolina who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 12.2%.

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

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

Of the 33,470 residents of Dare County, North Carolina who were born citizens of the United States, 2,904 (8.7%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 212 (12.2%) of 1,735 residents of Dare 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 Dare County, North Carolina

The Poverty Rate in Dare County is 8.9%.
Dare County is in North Carolina.
North Carolina Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Buxton 22.2%

1,436

Kill Devil Hills 14.4%

6,923

Kitty Hawk 4.2%

3,412

Manns Harbor 11.0%

1,021

Manteo 13.3%

1,485

Nags Head 8.7%

2,803

Southern Shores 4.1%

2,823

Wanchese 4.8%

1,619

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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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