11.8% Poverty Rate in Henderson County, North Carolina

Poverty Rate in Henderson County, North Carolina

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

North Carolina County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

11.4%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Henderson County, North Carolina who were born citizens of the United States is 11.4%.

17.3%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Henderson County, North Carolina who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 17.3%.

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

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

Of the 102,777 residents of Henderson County, North Carolina who were born citizens of the United States, 11,734 (11.4%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 1,400 (17.3%) of 8,107 residents of Henderson 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 Henderson County, North Carolina

The Poverty Rate in Henderson County is 11.8%.
Henderson County is in North Carolina.
North Carolina Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Balfour 15.1%

1,490

Barker Heights 25.5%

1,596

Dana 9.7%

3,426

East Flat Rock 21.5%

4,264

Edneyville 13.9%

2,128

Etowah 7.4%

7,589

Flat Rock 3.5%

3,235

Fletcher 8.8%

7,643

Fruitland 21.1%

2,243

Hendersonville 21.9%

13,225

Hoopers Creek 4.5%

1,257

Horse Shoe 11.9%

2,445

Laurel Park 5.7%

2,598

Mills River 7.7%

7,079

Mountain Home 8.9%

3,335

Valley Hill 13.5%

1,894

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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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