9.4% Poverty Rate in Elk County, Pennsylvania

Poverty Rate in Elk County, Pennsylvania

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

Pennsylvania County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

9.4%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Elk County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States is 9.4%.

11.1%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Elk County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 11.1%.

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

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

Of the 30,133 residents of Elk County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States, 2,822 (9.4%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 24 (11.1%) of 217 residents of Elk 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 Elk County, Pennsylvania

The Poverty Rate in Elk County is 9.4%.
Elk County is in Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Johnsonburg 13.2%

2,418

Kersey 6.9%

1,072

Ridgway 16.3%

3,820

St. Marys 7.2%

12,283

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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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