18.0% Poverty Rate in New Hanover County, North Carolina

Poverty Rate in New Hanover County, North Carolina

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

North Carolina County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

17.6%

The Poverty Rate for residents of New Hanover County, North Carolina who were born citizens of the United States is 17.6%.

25.8%

The Poverty Rate for residents of New Hanover County, North Carolina who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 25.8%.

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

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

Of the 202,378 residents of New Hanover County, North Carolina who were born citizens of the United States, 35,571 (17.6%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 2,803 (25.8%) of 10,845 residents of New Hanover 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 New Hanover County, North Carolina

The Poverty Rate in New Hanover County is 18.0%.
New Hanover County is in North Carolina.
North Carolina Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Carolina Beach 13.0%

6,065

Bayshore 20.3%

3,790

Kings Grant 12.1%

9,118

Kure Beach 6.5%

2,295

Murraysville 10.1%

15,111

Myrtle Grove 9.2%

10,424

Northchase 14.0%

3,323

Ogden 4.9%

7,597

Porters Neck 4.2%

7,161

Sea Breeze 11.8%

1,775

Silver Lake 24.3%

6,630

Skippers Corner 17.7%

2,110

Wilmington 23.2%

110,751

Wrightsboro 14.3%

5,543

Wrightsville Beach 6.1%

2,457

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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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