What is the poverty rate in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania?
The poverty rate in Fort Washington is 2.9%. One out of every 34.1 residents of Fort Washington lives in poverty.
How many people in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania live in poverty?
162 of 5,525 Fort Washington residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.
How does the poverty rate in Fort Washington compare to the rest of Pennsylvania?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Pennsylvania is 13.1%, meaning Fort Washington has a dramatically lower than average percentage of residents below the poverty line when compared to the rest of Pennsylvania.
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The Poverty Rate of white residents in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania is dramatically lower than the national average of 10.3%. 155 of 4,961 white Pennsylvanians live below the poverty line. Approximately 88.0% of the total population of Fort Washington, Pennsylvania are white.
The Poverty Rate for men who live in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania is 2.0%.
The Poverty Rate for women who live in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania is 3.8%.
51 of 2,598 males in Fort Washington live below the poverty line.
111 of 2,927 females in Fort Washington live below the poverty line.
Understanding where poverty hits hardest in Fort Washington can be better understood by segmenting poverty by whether or not the resident is in school or not.
Poverty for younger ages in Fort Washington is seen as the most undesirable for the future of the community.
Poverty for developing children and young adults in Fort Washington 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 Fort Washington, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States is 3.1%.
The Poverty Rate for residents of Fort Washington, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 0.0%.
Of the 5,195 residents of Fort Washington, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States, 162 (3.1%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.
Conversely, 0 (0.0%) of 330 residents of Fort Washington, 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