13.8% Poverty Rate in Knox County, Ohio

Poverty Rate in Knox County, Ohio

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

Ohio County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

13.7%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Knox County, Ohio who were born citizens of the United States is 13.7%.

19.0%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Knox County, Ohio who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 19.0%.

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

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

Of the 56,886 residents of Knox County, Ohio who were born citizens of the United States, 7,791 (13.7%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 123 (19.0%) of 647 residents of Knox 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 Knox County, Ohio

The Poverty Rate in Knox County is 13.8%.
Knox County is in Ohio.
Ohio Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Apple Valley 5.6%

5,501

Centerburg 17.8%

1,612

Danville 19.7%

1,208

Fredericktown 12.2%

3,039

Gambier 24.6%

849

Mount Vernon 21.6%

15,306

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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