12.5% Poverty Rate in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

Poverty Rate in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

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

Pennsylvania County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

12.2%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States is 12.2%.

17.9%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 17.9%.

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

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

Of the 1,127,850 residents of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States, 137,341 (12.2%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 12,227 (17.9%) of 68,259 residents of Allegheny 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 Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

The Poverty Rate in Allegheny County is 12.5%.
Allegheny County is in Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Aspinwall 3.3%

2,757

Avalon 6.5%

4,566

Bairdford 2.4%

1,039

Bakerstown 4.7%

2,508

Baldwin 6.6%

19,703

Bell Acres 5.2%

1,354

Bellevue 15.2%

8,253

Ben Avon 3.4%

1,880

Bethel Park 5.1%

31,947

Blawnox 10.5%

1,574

Brackenridge 15.4%

3,111

Braddock 31.9%

1,588

Braddock Hills 20.7%

1,683

Bradford Woods 2.7%

1,152

Brentwood 8.1%

9,474

Bridgeville 10.9%

5,051

Allison Park 4.7%

21,560

Carnegie 21.0%

7,923

Carnot-Moon 12.0%

11,084

Castle Shannon 11.9%

8,251

Cheswick 6.1%

1,732

Churchill 2.5%

2,889

Clairton 28.2%

6,610

Coraopolis 13.2%

5,579

Crafton 8.3%

5,887

Curtisville 2.0%

1,065

Dormont 6.2%

8,480

Dravosburg 12.9%

1,763

Duquesne 36.3%

5,415

East McKeesport 10.2%

2,073

East Pittsburgh 34.1%

1,727

Edgewood 8.8%

3,071

Edgeworth 4.1%

1,826

Elizabeth 17.9%

1,407

Emsworth 4.8%

2,304

Enlow 7.6%

1,123

Etna 8.1%

3,399

Forest Hills 6.4%

6,439

Fox Chapel 0.4%

5,363

Franklin Park 1.4%

14,291

Gibsonia 22.2%

2,558

Glassport 17.2%

4,435

Glenshaw 2.3%

8,886

Greenock 19.3%

1,666

Green Tree 9.1%

4,830

Heidelberg 7.1%

1,247

Homestead 31.7%

3,153

Imperial 7.1%

2,615

Ingram 10.3%

3,263

Jefferson Hills 3.1%

11,129

Leetsdale 24.7%

1,257

Liberty 8.4%

2,500

Lincoln 10.0%

1,057

McKeesport 33.1%

18,730

McKees Rocks 28.6%

6,021

Millvale 23.1%

3,692

Monroeville 8.3%

27,431

Mount Oliver 37.1%

3,364

Munhall 11.6%

11,245

North Braddock 33.2%

4,725

Oakdale 6.2%

1,510

Oakmont 6.5%

6,282

Pitcairn 21.6%

3,260

Pittsburgh 22.0%

282,023

Pleasant Hills 5.5%

8,136

Plum 4.5%

27,246

Port Vue 8.8%

3,747

Rankin 31.2%

2,189

Russellton 4.2%

1,458

Sewickley 6.2%

3,862

Sharpsburg 21.5%

3,333

South Park Township 6.2%

13,270

Springdale 9.5%

3,344

Sturgeon 7.5%

1,470

Swissvale 15.3%

8,837

Tarentum 24.7%

4,480

Turtle Creek 18.7%

5,149

Upper St. Clair 2.9%

19,410

Verona 22.6%

2,639

Versailles 16.3%

1,677

West Homestead 15.1%

1,693

West Mifflin 14.7%

19,965

West View 6.3%

6,693

Whitaker 17.0%

1,134

Whitehall 14.3%

13,555

White Oak 5.6%

7,641

Wilkinsburg 25.1%

15,601

Wilmerding 35.7%

1,983

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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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