16.8% Poverty Rate in Rowan County, North Carolina

Poverty Rate in Rowan County, North Carolina

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

North Carolina County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

16.5%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Rowan County, North Carolina who were born citizens of the United States is 16.5%.

23.4%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Rowan County, North Carolina who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 23.4%.

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

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

Of the 128,700 residents of Rowan County, North Carolina who were born citizens of the United States, 21,197 (16.5%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 1,436 (23.4%) of 6,143 residents of Rowan 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 Rowan County, North Carolina

The Poverty Rate in Rowan County is 16.8%.
Rowan County is in North Carolina.
North Carolina Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
China Grove 22.3%

4,114

Cleveland 23.6%

1,091

East Spencer 38.6%

1,553

Enochville 27.9%

2,903

Granite Quarry 18.0%

2,939

Landis 11.0%

3,076

Rockwell 9.7%

1,835

Salisbury 22.9%

30,081

Spencer 19.9%

3,159

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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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