14.2% Poverty Rate in Jefferson County, Pennsylvania

Poverty Rate in Jefferson County, Pennsylvania

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

Pennsylvania County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

14.2%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Jefferson County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States is 14.2%.

5.3%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Jefferson County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 5.3%.

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

Residents of Jefferson County, Pennsylvania who were born as US Citizens have a higher poverty rate than those who were born citizens of a country outside of the United States.

Of the 43,175 residents of Jefferson County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States, 6,145 (14.2%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 12 (5.3%) of 226 residents of Jefferson 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 Jefferson County, Pennsylvania

The Poverty Rate in Jefferson County is 14.2%.
Jefferson County is in Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Brockway 10.6%

1,900

Brookville 17.1%

3,765

Punxsutawney 20.8%

5,571

Reynoldsville 18.5%

2,701

Sykesville 19.0%

1,017

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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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