18.8% Poverty Rate in Fayette County, Pennsylvania

Poverty Rate in Fayette County, Pennsylvania

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

Pennsylvania County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

18.8%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Fayette County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States is 18.8%.

20.3%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Fayette County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 20.3%.

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

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

Of the 127,881 residents of Fayette County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States, 24,079 (18.8%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 269 (20.3%) of 1,322 residents of Fayette 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 Fayette County, Pennsylvania

The Poverty Rate in Fayette County is 18.8%.
Fayette County is in Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Bear Rocks 0.7%

1,038

Belle Vernon 25.8%

1,171

Brownsville 34.5%

2,158

Connellsville 24.0%

7,419

Dunbar 14.2%

1,176

East Uniontown 23.0%

2,680

Fairchance 15.6%

1,993

Fairhope 16.4%

1,120

Hiller 3.4%

1,122

Hopwood 16.3%

2,217

Leith-Hatfield 6.2%

2,432

Masontown 33.2%

3,338

Oliver 15.7%

2,772

Perryopolis 9.1%

1,906

Point Marion 16.1%

1,098

South Connellsville 13.7%

1,832

South Uniontown 7.0%

1,236

Uniontown 29.9%

9,569

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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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