15.2% Poverty Rate in Blair County, Pennsylvania

Poverty Rate in Blair County, Pennsylvania

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

Pennsylvania County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

15.2%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Blair County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States is 15.2%.

9.9%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Blair County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 9.9%.

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

Residents of Blair County, Pennsylvania 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 120,481 residents of Blair County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States, 18,339 (15.2%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 140 (9.9%) of 1,408 residents of Blair 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 Blair County, Pennsylvania

The Poverty Rate in Blair County is 15.2%.
Blair County is in Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Bellwood 11.0%

1,667

Altoona 23.2%

43,825

Claysburg 22.3%

1,702

Duncansville 8.3%

1,234

Greenwood 17.2%

2,180

Hollidaysburg 6.1%

5,558

Lakemont 7.9%

2,280

Martinsburg 7.4%

1,802

Roaring Spring 12.1%

2,476

Tipton 2.1%

1,124

Tyrone 21.9%

5,180

Williamsburg 16.7%

1,114

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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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