14.5% Poverty Rate in Portage County, Ohio

Poverty Rate in Portage County, Ohio

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

Ohio County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

14.2%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Portage County, Ohio who were born citizens of the United States is 14.2%.

21.5%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Portage County, Ohio who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 21.5%.

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

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

Of the 148,686 residents of Portage County, Ohio who were born citizens of the United States, 21,155 (14.2%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 1,338 (21.5%) of 6,221 residents of Portage 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 Portage County, Ohio

The Poverty Rate in Portage County is 14.5%.
Portage County is in Ohio.
Ohio Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Atwater 9.1%

1,051

Aurora 4.9%

15,481

Brimfield 8.4%

3,371

Garrettsville 10.5%

2,991

Hiram 2.6%

533

Kent 33.1%

24,679

Mantua 19.7%

1,116

Ravenna 22.4%

11,369

Streetsboro 10.0%

16,116

Windham 27.1%

1,925

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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