13.2% Poverty Rate in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania

Poverty Rate in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania

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

Pennsylvania County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

12.8%

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

18.6%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 18.6%.

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

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

Of the 248,401 residents of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States, 31,742 (12.8%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 3,774 (18.6%) of 20,252 residents of Dauphin 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 Dauphin County, Pennsylvania

The Poverty Rate in Dauphin County is 13.2%.
Dauphin County is in Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Bressler 26.7%

1,404

Colonial Park 10.0%

12,222

Elizabethville 16.5%

1,647

Enhaut 5.9%

1,003

Halifax 13.4%

1,001

Harrisburg 29.9%

48,670

Hershey 17.1%

14,486

Highspire 14.6%

2,612

Hummelstown 7.3%

4,583

Lawnton 4.2%

3,977

Linglestown 6.7%

5,980

Lykens 25.8%

1,710

Middletown 17.4%

8,846

Millersburg 6.5%

2,538

Paxtang 4.5%

1,476

Paxtonia 9.2%

5,537

Penbrook 23.2%

2,978

Progress 12.9%

9,695

Royalton 18.5%

1,037

Rutherford 10.7%

5,001

Skyline View 2.2%

3,990

Steelton 26.2%

5,925

Williamstown 11.6%

1,301

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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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