8.8% Poverty Rate in Adams County, Pennsylvania

Poverty Rate in Adams County, Pennsylvania

How does the Poverty Rate in Adams County, Pennsylvania compare to other counties in Pennsylvania?

Pennsylvania County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

8.5%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Adams County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States is 8.5%.

16.2%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Adams County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 16.2%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Adams County, Pennsylvania born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

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

Of the 93,442 residents of Adams County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States, 7,914 (8.5%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 634 (16.2%) of 3,905 residents of Adams County, Pennsylvania 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 Adams County, Pennsylvania

The Poverty Rate in Adams County is 8.8%.
Adams County is in Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Biglerville 9.3%

1,135

Bonneauville 10.7%

2,100

Carroll Valley 1.1%

3,882

East Berlin 6.6%

1,553

Gettysburg 25.9%

5,015

Lake Heritage 0.0%

2,439

Lake Meade 2.5%

2,298

Littlestown 8.0%

4,401

McSherrystown 6.4%

2,925

Midway 6.7%

2,106

New Oxford 20.8%

2,130

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2018 Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania 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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