What is the poverty rate in Clairton, Pennsylvania?
The poverty rate in Clairton is 28.2%. One out of every 3.5 residents of Clairton lives in poverty.
How many people in Clairton, Pennsylvania live in poverty?
1,866 of 6,610 Clairton residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.
How does the poverty rate in Clairton compare to the rest of Pennsylvania?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Pennsylvania is 13.1%, meaning Clairton 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 black residents in Clairton, Pennsylvania is dramatically higher than the national average of 25.2%. 1,211 of 2,712 black Pennsylvanians live below the poverty line. Approximately 40.5% of the total population of Clairton, Pennsylvania are black.
The Poverty Rate of white residents in Clairton, Pennsylvania is dramatically higher than the national average of 10.3%. 612 of 3,675 white Pennsylvanians live below the poverty line. Approximately 54.9% of the total population of Clairton, Pennsylvania are white.
The Poverty Rate for men who live in Clairton, Pennsylvania is 30.2%.
The Poverty Rate for women who live in Clairton, Pennsylvania is 26.5%.
929 of 3,074 males in Clairton live below the poverty line.
937 of 3,536 females in Clairton live below the poverty line.
Understanding where poverty hits hardest in Clairton can be better understood by segmenting poverty by whether or not the resident is in school or not.
Poverty for younger ages in Clairton is seen as the most undesirable for the future of the community.
Poverty for developing children and young adults in Clairton 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 Clairton, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States is 28.4%.
The Poverty Rate for residents of Clairton, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 21.4%.
Of the 6,465 residents of Clairton, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States, 1,835 (28.4%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.
Conversely, 31 (21.4%) of 145 residents of Clairton, 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