11.1% Poverty Rate in Monroe County, Pennsylvania

Poverty Rate in Monroe County, Pennsylvania

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

Pennsylvania County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

11.3%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Monroe County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States is 11.3%.

9.8%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Monroe County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 9.8%.

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

Residents of Monroe 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 147,275 residents of Monroe County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States, 16,576 (11.3%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 1,733 (9.8%) of 17,594 residents of Monroe 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 Monroe County, Pennsylvania

The Poverty Rate in Monroe County is 11.1%.
Monroe County is in Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Arlington Heights 15.2%

5,238

Brodheadsville 7.9%

1,513

East Stroudsburg 19.3%

8,862

Effort 0.7%

1,988

Emerald Lakes 10.7%

3,759

Mount Pocono 17.4%

3,002

Penn Estates 6.4%

6,617

Sierra View 7.6%

4,695

Stroudsburg 24.1%

5,481

Sun Valley 11.2%

2,052

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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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