6.4% Poverty Rate in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

Poverty Rate in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

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

Pennsylvania County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

6.1%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States is 6.1%.

8.7%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 8.7%.

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

Foreign-born residents of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania have a higher poverty rate than those who were born US citizens.

Of the 711,000 residents of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States, 43,438 (6.1%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 7,504 (8.7%) of 86,257 residents of Montgomery 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 Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

The Poverty Rate in Montgomery County is 6.4%.
Montgomery County is in Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Audubon 5.4%

8,709

Blue Bell 1.2%

6,258

Bridgeport 11.0%

4,582

Ambler 7.6%

6,317

Bryn Athyn 5.3%

1,206

Bryn Mawr 17.5%

2,283

Collegeville 1.2%

3,470

Conshohocken 8.0%

7,985

Eagleville 4.3%

3,032

East Greenville 5.7%

2,954

Evansburg 6.8%

2,336

Flourtown 3.0%

4,597

Fort Washington 2.9%

5,525

Gilbertsville 5.9%

5,281

Glenside 5.5%

7,170

Halfway House 3.9%

2,496

Harleysville 4.4%

9,563

Hatboro 5.6%

7,426

Hatfield 7.9%

3,320

Horsham 2.7%

14,385

Jenkintown 13.2%

4,451

King of Prussia 5.2%

19,861

Kulpsville 5.4%

8,200

Lansdale 8.7%

16,122

Maple Glen 0.8%

6,764

Montgomeryville 4.9%

13,193

Narberth 2.0%

4,330

Norristown 21.5%

34,139

North Wales 9.2%

3,191

Oreland 5.1%

5,889

Pennsburg 12.7%

3,621

Penn Wynne 3.8%

5,498

Plymouth Meeting 3.3%

6,200

Pottsgrove 3.5%

3,216

Pottstown 22.0%

22,509

Red Hill 8.9%

2,472

Rockledge 5.5%

2,539

Royersford 12.5%

4,690

Sanatoga 8.0%

8,436

Schwenksville 8.1%

1,372

Skippack 1.4%

4,171

Souderton 4.8%

6,797

Spring House 8.3%

3,736

Spring Mount 7.3%

2,343

Stowe 14.3%

3,796

Trappe 5.0%

3,551

Trooper 1.9%

5,732

West Conshohocken 7.0%

1,301

Willow Grove 9.8%

15,055

Woxall 1.9%

1,468

Wyncote 6.7%

2,566

Wyndmoor 5.0%

5,412

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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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