17.6% Poverty Rate in Surry County, North Carolina

Poverty Rate in Surry County, North Carolina

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

North Carolina County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

17.2%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Surry County, North Carolina who were born citizens of the United States is 17.2%.

25.0%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Surry County, North Carolina who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 25.0%.

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

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

Of the 67,510 residents of Surry County, North Carolina who were born citizens of the United States, 11,589 (17.2%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 945 (25.0%) of 3,773 residents of Surry 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 Surry County, North Carolina

The Poverty Rate in Surry County is 17.6%.
Surry County is in North Carolina.
North Carolina Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Dobson 33.7%

1,291

Mount Airy 22.8%

9,823

Pilot Mountain 21.5%

1,639

Toast 23.5%

1,341

White Plains 9.9%

1,086

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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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