20.2% Poverty Rate in Guernsey County, Ohio

Poverty Rate in Guernsey County, Ohio

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

Ohio County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

20.3%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Guernsey County, Ohio who were born citizens of the United States is 20.3%.

16.3%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Guernsey County, Ohio who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 16.3%.

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

Residents of Guernsey County, Ohio who were born as US Citizens have a higher poverty rate than those who were born citizens of a country outside of the United States.

Of the 38,514 residents of Guernsey County, Ohio who were born citizens of the United States, 7,809 (20.3%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 48 (16.3%) of 295 residents of Guernsey 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 Guernsey County, Ohio

The Poverty Rate in Guernsey County is 20.2%.
Guernsey County is in Ohio.
Ohio Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Byesville 29.2%

2,195

Cambridge 34.1%

10,165

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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