25.8% Poverty Rate in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania

Poverty Rate in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania

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

Pennsylvania County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

25.8%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States is 25.8%.

25.6%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 25.6%.

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

Residents of Philadelphia 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 1,319,790 residents of Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States, 340,969 (25.8%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 52,955 (25.6%) of 206,792 residents of Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania

The Poverty Rate in Philadelphia County is 25.8%.
Philadelphia County is in Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Philadelphia 25.8%

1,526,582

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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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