What is the poverty rate in McKeesport, Pennsylvania?
The poverty rate in McKeesport is 33.1%. One out of every 3 residents of McKeesport lives in poverty.
How many people in McKeesport, Pennsylvania live in poverty?
6,205 of 18,730 McKeesport residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.
How does the poverty rate in McKeesport compare to the rest of Pennsylvania?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Pennsylvania is 13.1%, meaning McKeesport has a dramatically higher than average percentage of residents below the poverty line when compared to the rest of Pennsylvania.
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The Poverty Rate of black residents in McKeesport, Pennsylvania is dramatically higher than the national average of 25.2%. 3,176 of 6,446 black Pennsylvanians live below the poverty line. Approximately 33.1% of the total population of McKeesport, Pennsylvania are black.
The Poverty Rate of white residents in McKeesport, Pennsylvania is dramatically higher than the national average of 10.3%. 2,423 of 10,781 white Pennsylvanians live below the poverty line. Approximately 55.3% of the total population of McKeesport, Pennsylvania are white.
The Poverty Rate for men who live in McKeesport, Pennsylvania is 32.1%.
The Poverty Rate for women who live in McKeesport, Pennsylvania is 34.0%.
2,777 of 8,656 males in McKeesport live below the poverty line.
3,428 of 10,074 females in McKeesport live below the poverty line.
Understanding where poverty hits hardest in McKeesport can be better understood by segmenting poverty by whether or not the resident is in school or not.
Poverty for younger ages in McKeesport is seen as the most undesirable for the future of the community.
Poverty for developing children and young adults in McKeesport 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 McKeesport, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States is 33.2%.
The Poverty Rate for residents of McKeesport, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 31.8%.
Of the 18,428 residents of McKeesport, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States, 6,109 (33.2%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.
Conversely, 96 (31.8%) of 302 residents of McKeesport, 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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|Upper St. Clair||2.9%|
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