8.4% Poverty Rate in Butler County, Pennsylvania

Poverty Rate in Butler County, Pennsylvania

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

Pennsylvania County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

8.4%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Butler County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States is 8.4%.

7.3%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Butler County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 7.3%.

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

Residents of Butler 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 176,534 residents of Butler County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States, 14,910 (8.4%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 284 (7.3%) of 3,892 residents of Butler 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 Butler County, Pennsylvania

The Poverty Rate in Butler County is 8.4%.
Butler County is in Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Butler 29.6%

12,869

Evans City 7.0%

1,714

Harmony 4.9%

1,011

Homeacre-Lyndora 8.5%

6,744

Mars 9.3%

1,587

Meadowood 10.8%

2,512

Meridian 1.6%

3,829

Nixon 4.7%

1,125

Oak Hills 8.9%

2,344

Prospect 6.5%

1,226

Saxonburg 8.1%

1,424

Seven Fields 1.2%

2,823

Shanor-Northvue 6.5%

5,006

Slippery Rock 33.4%

2,480

Slippery Rock University 0.0%

8

Unionville 14.1%

1,005

Zelienople 3.8%

3,696

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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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