18.7% Poverty Rate in Forsyth County, North Carolina

Poverty Rate in Forsyth County, North Carolina

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

North Carolina County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

17.8%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Forsyth County, North Carolina who were born citizens of the United States is 17.8%.

28.0%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Forsyth County, North Carolina who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 28.0%.

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

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

Of the 327,080 residents of Forsyth County, North Carolina who were born citizens of the United States, 58,290 (17.8%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 8,753 (28.0%) of 31,217 residents of Forsyth 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 Forsyth County, North Carolina

The Poverty Rate in Forsyth County is 18.7%.
Forsyth County is in North Carolina.
North Carolina Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Clemmons 7.8%

19,653

Lewisville 6.9%

13,495

Rural Hall 17.4%

3,118

Walkertown 11.0%

4,957

Winston-Salem 23.3%

230,664

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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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