9.2% Poverty Rate in Northampton County, Pennsylvania

Poverty Rate in Northampton County, Pennsylvania

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

Pennsylvania County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

9.0%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Northampton County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States is 9.0%.

11.7%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Northampton County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 11.7%.

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

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

Of the 268,870 residents of Northampton County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States, 24,140 (9.0%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 2,443 (11.7%) of 20,903 residents of Northampton 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 Northampton County, Pennsylvania

The Poverty Rate in Northampton County is 9.2%.
Northampton County is in Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Bangor 14.8%

5,217

Bath 12.6%

2,611

Belfast 1.3%

1,119

Cherryville 5.4%

1,691

East Bangor 14.5%

982

Eastlawn Gardens 12.7%

3,522

Easton 18.6%

23,606

Freemansburg 8.4%

2,612

Hellertown 6.0%

5,772

Middletown 5.3%

7,520

Nazareth 10.9%

5,594

Northampton 7.6%

9,880

North Catasauqua 9.5%

2,813

Old Orchard 1.5%

2,509

Palmer Heights 8.0%

3,447

Pen Argyl 11.3%

3,376

Raubsville 23.1%

1,284

Roseto 6.9%

1,763

Stockertown 3.5%

1,142

Tatamy 4.8%

1,054

Walnutport 6.8%

2,054

West Easton 20.4%

1,369

Wilson 7.8%

7,695

Wind Gap 12.0%

2,710

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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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