18.4% Poverty Rate in Centre County, Pennsylvania

Poverty Rate in Centre County, Pennsylvania

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

Pennsylvania County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

17.1%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Centre County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States is 17.1%.

32.3%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Centre County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 32.3%.

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

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

Of the 130,846 residents of Centre County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States, 22,411 (17.1%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 3,880 (32.3%) of 12,018 residents of Centre 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 Centre County, Pennsylvania

The Poverty Rate in Centre County is 18.4%.
Centre County is in Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Bellefonte 9.4%

6,031

Boalsburg 6.3%

4,512

Centre Hall 11.3%

1,282

Houserville 9.6%

2,019

Lemont 1.2%

2,239

Park Forest Village 23.3%

9,691

Philipsburg 21.2%

2,738

Pine Grove Mills 4.2%

1,140

Pleasant Gap 2.1%

2,709

Ramblewood 10.4%

1,227

State College 43.7%

29,851

Stormstown 2.3%

2,415

Toftrees 22.8%

2,981

Zion 1.2%

2,365

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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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