13.7% Poverty Rate in Mercer County, Pennsylvania

Poverty Rate in Mercer County, Pennsylvania

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

Pennsylvania County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

13.7%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Mercer County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States is 13.7%.

10.1%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Mercer County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 10.1%.

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

Residents of Mercer 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 104,566 residents of Mercer County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States, 14,357 (13.7%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 164 (10.1%) of 1,621 residents of Mercer 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 Mercer County, Pennsylvania

The Poverty Rate in Mercer County is 13.7%.
Mercer County is in Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Farrell 33.9%

4,725

Greenville 19.0%

4,846

Grove City 10.8%

5,566

Hermitage 8.4%

15,659

Mercer 13.8%

1,720

Reynolds Heights 21.1%

1,731

Sharon 25.2%

13,327

Sharpsville 13.9%

4,219

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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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