10.4% Poverty Rate in Delaware County, Pennsylvania

Poverty Rate in Delaware County, Pennsylvania

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

Pennsylvania County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

10.1%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Delaware County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States is 10.1%.

13.6%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Delaware County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 13.6%.

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

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

Of the 486,920 residents of Delaware County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States, 49,063 (10.1%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 7,576 (13.6%) of 55,721 residents of Delaware 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 Delaware County, Pennsylvania

The Poverty Rate in Delaware County is 10.4%.
Delaware County is in Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Boothwyn 4.0%

5,466

Aldan 3.6%

4,153

Brookhaven 5.1%

8,051

Broomall 4.6%

10,877

Chester 35.9%

30,933

Chester Heights 5.0%

2,575

Clifton Heights 13.4%

6,681

Collingdale 21.5%

8,794

Colwyn 20.1%

2,554

Darby 27.9%

10,122

Drexel Hill 8.7%

28,132

East Lansdowne 11.2%

2,658

Eddystone 22.2%

2,628

Folcroft 12.7%

6,589

Folsom 3.3%

8,536

Glenolden 11.2%

7,167

Lansdowne 9.0%

10,641

Lima 1.2%

1,554

Linwood 8.7%

3,385

Marcus Hook 17.8%

2,215

Media 8.1%

5,175

Millbourne 29.6%

1,242

Morton 7.9%

2,680

Norwood 6.9%

5,865

Parkside 13.5%

2,315

Prospect Park 9.9%

6,301

Ridley Park 6.4%

6,961

Sharon Hill 13.2%

5,711

Swarthmore 3.1%

4,880

Trainer 22.8%

1,681

Upland 18.9%

3,251

Village Green-Green Ridge 1.7%

8,081

Woodlyn 11.8%

9,411

Yeadon 12.5%

11,132

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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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