12.8% Poverty Rate in Carbon County, Pennsylvania

Poverty Rate in Carbon County, Pennsylvania

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

Pennsylvania County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

12.8%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Carbon County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States is 12.8%.

14.4%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Carbon County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 14.4%.

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

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

Of the 61,322 residents of Carbon County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States, 7,828 (12.8%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 225 (14.4%) of 1,560 residents of Carbon 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 Carbon County, Pennsylvania

The Poverty Rate in Carbon County is 12.8%.
Carbon County is in Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Jim Thorpe 14.3%

4,616

Lansford 21.4%

3,789

Lehighton 20.0%

5,238

Nesquehoning 20.0%

3,063

Palmerton 14.1%

5,298

Summit Hill 16.9%

2,898

Towamensing Trails 9.0%

2,012

Tresckow 15.0%

1,047

Weatherly 12.2%

2,414

Weissport East 10.1%

1,407

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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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