What is the poverty rate in Damascus, Oregon?
The poverty rate in Damascus is 8.1%. One out of every 12.3 residents of Damascus lives in poverty.
How many people in Damascus, Oregon live in poverty?
882 of 10,862 Damascus residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.
How does the poverty rate in Damascus compare to the rest of Oregon?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Oregon is 14.9%, meaning Damascus has a dramatically lower than average percentage of residents below the poverty line when compared to the rest of Oregon.
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The Poverty Rate of white residents in Damascus, Oregon is dramatically lower than the national average of 10.3%. 750 of 9,240 white Oregonians live below the poverty line. Approximately 84.7% of the total population of Damascus, Oregon are white.
The Poverty Rate for men who live in Damascus, Oregon is 6.4%.
The Poverty Rate for women who live in Damascus, Oregon is 9.8%.
353 of 5,482 males in Damascus live below the poverty line.
529 of 5,380 females in Damascus live below the poverty line.
Understanding where poverty hits hardest in Damascus can be better understood by segmenting poverty by whether or not the resident is in school or not.
Poverty for younger ages in Damascus is seen as the most undesirable for the future of the community.
Poverty for developing children and young adults in Damascus can have drastic impacts on graduation and college attendance rates.
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.
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Children 6 to 11 Years Old
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The Poverty Rate for residents of Damascus, Oregon who were born citizens of the United States is 8.1%.
The Poverty Rate for residents of Damascus, Oregon who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 9.0%.
Of the 10,132 residents of Damascus, Oregon who were born citizens of the United States, 816 (8.1%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.
Conversely, 66 (9.0%) of 730 residents of Damascus, Oregon who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.
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