30.2% Poverty Rate in Athens County, Ohio

Poverty Rate in Athens County, Ohio

How does the Poverty Rate in Athens County, Ohio compare to other counties in Ohio?

Ohio County Poverty Rate Comparison

What is the poverty rate for residents of Athens County, Ohio born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

29.3%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Athens County, Ohio who were born citizens of the United States is 29.3%.

47.5%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Athens County, Ohio who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 47.5%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Athens County, Ohio born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Foreign-born residents of Athens County, Ohio have a higher poverty rate than those who were born US citizens.

Of the 53,075 residents of Athens County, Ohio who were born citizens of the United States, 15,538 (29.3%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 1,299 (47.5%) of 2,736 residents of Athens County, Ohio 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 Athens County, Ohio

The Poverty Rate in Athens County is 30.2%.
Athens County is in Ohio.
Ohio Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Athens 51.6%

16,092

Chauncey 31.5%

1,141

Glouster 40.0%

1,836

Nelsonville 35.2%

3,988

The Plains 29.0%

2,848

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2018 Ohio 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 Ohio 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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