Poverty in Corvallis, Oregon

What is the poverty rate in Corvallis, Oregon?
The poverty rate in Corvallis is 27.3%. One out of every 3.7 residents of Corvallis lives in poverty.

How many people in Corvallis, Oregon live in poverty?
13,917 of 50,971 Corvallis residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

How does the poverty rate in Corvallis compare to the rest of Oregon?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Oregon is 14.9%, meaning Corvallis has a dramatically higher than average percentage of residents below the poverty line when compared to the rest of Oregon.

Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Corvallis, Oregon Poverty Rate By Race

Race Population Poverty Rate National Poverty Rate Population

Asian

4,693

46.5% 11.9% 8.3%

Two Or More Races

1,793

34.4% 18.4% 3.2%

White

39,845

24.1% 10.3% 70.9%

Hispanic

3,828

33.4% 22.2% 6.8%

What's the Poverty Rate in Corvallis, Oregon By Race?

46.5% of Asian residents of Corvallis, Oregon live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of asian residents in Corvallis, Oregon is dramatically higher than the national average of 11.9%. 2,182 of 4,693 asian Oregonians live below the poverty line. Approximately 8.3% of the total population of Corvallis, Oregon are asian.

24.1% of White residents of Corvallis, Oregon live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of white residents in Corvallis, Oregon is dramatically higher than the national average of 10.3%. 9,583 of 39,845 white Oregonians live below the poverty line. Approximately 70.9% of the total population of Corvallis, Oregon are white.

33.4% of Hispanic residents of Corvallis, Oregon live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of hispanic residents in Corvallis, Oregon is dramatically higher than the national average of 22.2%. 1,279 of 3,828 hispanic Oregonians live below the poverty line. Approximately 6.8% of the total population of Corvallis, Oregon are hispanic.

Corvallis, Oregon Poverty Rate By Sex

What is the poverty rate for men vs women living in Corvallis, Oregon?

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Corvallis, Oregon is 29.3%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Corvallis, Oregon is 25.2%.

Poverty Rate Disparity for Male vs Female Residents of Corvallis, Oregon

Male residents of Corvallis, Oregon are moderately(16%) more likely to live in poverty than females.

7,648 of 26,083 males in Corvallis live below the poverty line.

6,269 of 24,888 females in Corvallis live below the poverty line.

Corvallis, Oregon Poverty Rate By School Enrollment

Understanding where poverty hits hardest in Corvallis can be better understood by segmenting poverty by whether or not the resident is in school or not.

  • Enrolled in School in Corvallis, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 48.8%.
  • Not Enrolled in School in Corvallis, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 13.0%.

Poverty for younger ages in Corvallis is seen as the most undesirable for the future of the community.

  • Enrolled in Nursery School in Corvallis, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 16.5%.
  • Enrolled in Elementary School(Grades 1-4) in Corvallis, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 12.9%.

Poverty for developing children and young adults in Corvallis can have drastic impacts on graduation and college attendance rates.

  • Enrolled in Middle School(Grade 5-8) in Corvallis, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 12.0%.
  • Enrolled in High School (Grades 9-12) in Corvallis, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 16.7%.

Adult students in college, graduate or professional schools generally bring employers, revenue and higher living wages post-graduation and are seen as a positive to the community.

  • Enrolled in Undergraduate School in Corvallis, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 72.0%.
  • Enrolled in Graduate or Professional School in Corvallis, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 37.7%.
Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Corvallis, Oregon Poverty Rate By Age

What's the Poverty Rate By Age in Corvallis, Oregon?

Corvallis, Oregon Poverty Rate Distribution by Age

Breakdown of Corvallis, Oregon Poverty Rate By Age

Age Poverty Rate

Children Under 6

17.4%

Children 6 to 11 Years Old

12.9%

Adolescents 12 to 17 Years Old

15.5%

Adults 18 to 59 Years Old

35.2%

Adults 60 to 74 Years Old

7.9%

75 to 84 Years Old

8.3%

Over 85 Years Old

6.2%

Corvallis, Oregon Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

What is the poverty rate for residents of Corvallis, Oregon born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of Corvallis, Oregon who were born citizens of the United States is 25.7%.

Foreign

The Poverty Rate for residents of Corvallis, Oregon who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 37.3%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Corvallis, Oregon born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Foreign-born residents of Corvallis, Oregon have a higher poverty rate than those who were born US citizens.

Of the 44,100 residents of Corvallis, Oregon who were born citizens of the United States, 11,355 (25.7%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 2,562 (37.3%) of 6,871 residents of Corvallis, Oregon 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 Corvallis, Oregon

The poverty rate in Corvallis is 27.3%.
Corvallis is in Benton County.
Oregon Poverty Rate by City
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City Poverty Rate
Adair Village 8.0%
Corvallis 27.3%
Philomath 16.9%

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