12.7% Poverty Rate in Van Wert County, Ohio

Poverty Rate in Van Wert County, Ohio

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

Ohio County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

12.7%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Van Wert County, Ohio who were born citizens of the United States is 12.7%.

10.2%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Van Wert County, Ohio who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 10.2%.

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

Residents of Van Wert 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 27,720 residents of Van Wert County, Ohio who were born citizens of the United States, 3,521 (12.7%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 17 (10.2%) of 167 residents of Van Wert 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 Van Wert County, Ohio

The Poverty Rate in Van Wert County is 12.7%.
Van Wert County is in Ohio.
Ohio Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Convoy 13.1%

1,133

Van Wert 19.7%

10,695

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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