7.8% Poverty Rate in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania

Poverty Rate in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania

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

Pennsylvania County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

7.7%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Cumberland County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States is 7.7%.

9.3%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Cumberland County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 9.3%.

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

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

Of the 217,791 residents of Cumberland County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States, 16,779 (7.7%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 1,333 (9.3%) of 14,385 residents of Cumberland 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 Cumberland County, Pennsylvania

The Poverty Rate in Cumberland County is 7.8%.
Cumberland County is in Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Boiling Springs 2.0%

2,857

Camp Hill 7.2%

7,706

Carlisle 17.1%

16,637

Enola 10.9%

6,044

Lemoyne 4.6%

4,610

Lower Allen 4.9%

7,104

Mechanicsburg 6.9%

8,967

Messiah College 0.0%

46

Mount Holly Springs 5.0%

1,946

New Cumberland 6.8%

7,305

Newville 11.2%

1,219

Schlusser 3.7%

5,139

Shippensburg University 82.3%

271

Shiremanstown 6.8%

1,522

West Fairview 17.3%

1,235

Wormleysburg 8.5%

3,081

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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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