What is the poverty rate in Butler, Pennsylvania?
The poverty rate in Butler is 29.6%. One out of every 3.4 residents of Butler lives in poverty.
How many people in Butler, Pennsylvania live in poverty?
3,807 of 12,869 Butler residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.
How does the poverty rate in Butler compare to the rest of Pennsylvania?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Pennsylvania is 13.1%, meaning Butler has a dramatically higher than average percentage of residents below the poverty line when compared to the rest of Pennsylvania.
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The Poverty Rate of white residents in Butler, Pennsylvania is dramatically higher than the national average of 10.3%. 3,211 of 11,736 white Pennsylvanians live below the poverty line. Approximately 88.3% of the total population of Butler, Pennsylvania are white.
The Poverty Rate for men who live in Butler, Pennsylvania is 26.9%.
The Poverty Rate for women who live in Butler, Pennsylvania is 32.0%.
1,652 of 6,143 males in Butler live below the poverty line.
2,155 of 6,726 females in Butler live below the poverty line.
Understanding where poverty hits hardest in Butler can be better understood by segmenting poverty by whether or not the resident is in school or not.
Poverty for younger ages in Butler is seen as the most undesirable for the future of the community.
Poverty for developing children and young adults in Butler 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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The Poverty Rate for residents of Butler, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States is 29.7%.
The Poverty Rate for residents of Butler, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 18.4%.
Of the 12,706 residents of Butler, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States, 3,777 (29.7%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.
Conversely, 30 (18.4%) of 163 residents of Butler, Pennsylvania 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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Which areas have the highest rate of poverty in Pennsylvania? We breakdown the poverty rate by city and county across Pennsylvania and rank communities with the highest and lowest concentrations of residents living below the poverty line.Pennsylvania Poverty Statistics