10.4% Poverty Rate in Franklin County, Pennsylvania

Poverty Rate in Franklin County, Pennsylvania

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

Pennsylvania County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

10.2%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Franklin County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States is 10.2%.

15.6%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Franklin County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 15.6%.

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

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

Of the 145,539 residents of Franklin County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States, 14,867 (10.2%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 776 (15.6%) of 4,985 residents of Franklin 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 Franklin County, Pennsylvania

The Poverty Rate in Franklin County is 10.4%.
Franklin County is in Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Chambersburg 19.1%

19,915

Fayetteville 11.7%

3,179

Greencastle 3.2%

4,034

Guilford 3.3%

2,883

Mercersburg 9.7%

1,493

Mont Alto 13.3%

1,581

Pen Mar 10.7%

1,127

State Line 4.2%

2,458

Wayne Heights 11.1%

2,712

Waynesboro 16.6%

10,708

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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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