15.9% Poverty Rate in Columbia County, Pennsylvania

Poverty Rate in Columbia County, Pennsylvania

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

Pennsylvania County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

15.7%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Columbia County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States is 15.7%.

23.5%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Columbia County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 23.5%.

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

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

Of the 60,389 residents of Columbia County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States, 9,471 (15.7%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 350 (23.5%) of 1,490 residents of Columbia 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 Columbia County, Pennsylvania

The Poverty Rate in Columbia County is 15.9%.
Columbia County is in Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Berwick 23.6%

10,081

Bloomsburg 31.3%

10,355

Almedia 11.1%

1,037

Catawissa 15.4%

1,471

Espy 11.4%

1,671

Mifflinville 9.5%

1,248

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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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