21.2% Poverty Rate in Wayne County, North Carolina

Poverty Rate in Wayne County, North Carolina

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

North Carolina County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

19.8%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Wayne County, North Carolina who were born citizens of the United States is 19.8%.

38.1%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Wayne County, North Carolina who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 38.1%.

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

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

Of the 112,132 residents of Wayne County, North Carolina who were born citizens of the United States, 22,217 (19.8%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 3,418 (38.1%) of 8,962 residents of Wayne 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 Wayne County, North Carolina

The Poverty Rate in Wayne County is 21.2%.
Wayne County is in North Carolina.
North Carolina Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Brogden 23.2%

2,349

Elroy 20.3%

3,382

Fremont 21.9%

1,232

Goldsboro 25.9%

33,378

Mar-Mac 19.8%

3,003

Walnut Creek 0.3%

1,060

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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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