22.3% Poverty Rate in Lenoir County, North Carolina

Poverty Rate in Lenoir County, North Carolina

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

North Carolina County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

21.3%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Lenoir County, North Carolina who were born citizens of the United States is 21.3%.

41.1%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Lenoir County, North Carolina who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 41.1%.

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

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

Of the 53,977 residents of Lenoir County, North Carolina who were born citizens of the United States, 11,515 (21.3%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 1,117 (41.1%) of 2,721 residents of Lenoir 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 Lenoir County, North Carolina

The Poverty Rate in Lenoir County is 22.3%.
Lenoir County is in North Carolina.
North Carolina Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Kinston 30.0%

20,167

La Grange 21.1%

2,723

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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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