17.6% Poverty Rate in Jefferson County, Ohio

Poverty Rate in Jefferson County, Ohio

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

Ohio County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

17.6%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Jefferson County, Ohio who were born citizens of the United States is 17.6%.

18.1%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Jefferson County, Ohio who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 18.1%.

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

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

Of the 64,142 residents of Jefferson County, Ohio who were born citizens of the United States, 11,281 (17.6%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 132 (18.1%) of 731 residents of Jefferson 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 Jefferson County, Ohio

The Poverty Rate in Jefferson County is 17.6%.
Jefferson County is in Ohio.
Ohio Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Brilliant 20.9%

1,846

Mingo Junction 7.6%

3,146

Steubenville 26.5%

16,165

Tiltonsville 11.2%

1,289

Toronto 22.4%

5,114

Wintersville 12.9%

4,199

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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