14.4% Poverty Rate in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania

Poverty Rate in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania

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

Pennsylvania County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

14.3%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Northumberland County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States is 14.3%.

18.1%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Northumberland County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 18.1%.

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

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

Of the 87,784 residents of Northumberland County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States, 12,567 (14.3%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 195 (18.1%) of 1,075 residents of Northumberland 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 Northumberland County, Pennsylvania

The Poverty Rate in Northumberland County is 14.4%.
Northumberland County is in Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Atlas 10.1%

1,025

Dewart 8.4%

1,385

Edgewood 29.4%

2,384

Elysburg 2.6%

1,883

Fairview-Ferndale 16.8%

1,992

Kulpmont 24.6%

2,841

Marshallton 18.7%

1,333

Milton 17.5%

6,799

Mount Carmel 17.3%

5,719

Northumberland 9.8%

3,679

Riverside 2.5%

2,024

Shamokin 23.8%

7,155

Sunbury 19.5%

9,167

Trevorton 12.8%

1,623

Watsontown 10.2%

2,469

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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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