14.0% Poverty Rate in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania

Poverty Rate in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania

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

Pennsylvania County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

14.1%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Lawrence County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States is 14.1%.

5.5%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Lawrence County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 5.5%.

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

Residents of Lawrence 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 84,808 residents of Lawrence County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States, 11,988 (14.1%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 63 (5.5%) of 1,144 residents of Lawrence 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 Lawrence County, Pennsylvania

The Poverty Rate in Lawrence County is 14.0%.
Lawrence County is in Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Bessemer 5.9%

1,224

Ellport 6.9%

1,053

New Beaver 12.1%

1,434

New Castle 27.2%

21,560

New Castle Northwest 4.5%

1,152

New Wilmington 9.8%

1,246

Oakland 18.6%

1,604

Oakwood 8.4%

2,143

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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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