What is the poverty rate in Duquesne, Pennsylvania?
The poverty rate in Duquesne is 36.3%. One out of every 2.8 residents of Duquesne lives in poverty.
How many people in Duquesne, Pennsylvania live in poverty?
1,968 of 5,415 Duquesne residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.
How does the poverty rate in Duquesne compare to the rest of Pennsylvania?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Pennsylvania is 13.1%, meaning Duquesne 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 Duquesne, Pennsylvania is dramatically higher than the national average of 25.2%. 1,310 of 3,128 black Pennsylvanians live below the poverty line. Approximately 56.4% of the total population of Duquesne, Pennsylvania are black.
The Poverty Rate of white residents in Duquesne, Pennsylvania is dramatically higher than the national average of 10.3%. 356 of 1,595 white Pennsylvanians live below the poverty line. Approximately 28.8% of the total population of Duquesne, Pennsylvania are white.
The Poverty Rate for men who live in Duquesne, Pennsylvania is 32.9%.
The Poverty Rate for women who live in Duquesne, Pennsylvania is 39.2%.
810 of 2,460 males in Duquesne live below the poverty line.
1,158 of 2,955 females in Duquesne live below the poverty line.
Understanding where poverty hits hardest in Duquesne can be better understood by segmenting poverty by whether or not the resident is in school or not.
Poverty for younger ages in Duquesne is seen as the most undesirable for the future of the community.
Poverty for developing children and young adults in Duquesne 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 Duquesne, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States is 37.0%.
The Poverty Rate for residents of Duquesne, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 10.0%.
Of the 5,285 residents of Duquesne, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States, 1,955 (37.0%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.
Conversely, 13 (10.0%) of 130 residents of Duquesne, 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