What is the poverty rate in Pittston, Pennsylvania?
The poverty rate in Pittston is 20.7%. One out of every 4.8 residents of Pittston lives in poverty.
How many people in Pittston, Pennsylvania live in poverty?
1,588 of 7,669 Pittston residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.
How does the poverty rate in Pittston compare to the rest of Pennsylvania?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Pennsylvania is 13.1%, meaning Pittston has a dramatically higher than average percentage of residents below the poverty line when compared to the rest of Pennsylvania.
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The Poverty Rate of white residents in Pittston, Pennsylvania is dramatically higher than the national average of 10.3%. 1,399 of 7,072 white Pennsylvanians live below the poverty line. Approximately 92.1% of the total population of Pittston, Pennsylvania are white.
The Poverty Rate for men who live in Pittston, Pennsylvania is 18.3%.
The Poverty Rate for women who live in Pittston, Pennsylvania is 23.0%.
674 of 3,692 males in Pittston live below the poverty line.
914 of 3,977 females in Pittston live below the poverty line.
Understanding where poverty hits hardest in Pittston can be better understood by segmenting poverty by whether or not the resident is in school or not.
Poverty for younger ages in Pittston is seen as the most undesirable for the future of the community.
Poverty for developing children and young adults in Pittston can have drastic impacts on graduation and college attendance rates.
Adult students in college, graduate or professional schools generally bring employers, revenue and higher living wages post-graduation and are seen as a positive to the community.
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The Poverty Rate for residents of Pittston, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States is 20.8%.
The Poverty Rate for residents of Pittston, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 17.8%.
Of the 7,467 residents of Pittston, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States, 1,552 (20.8%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.
Conversely, 36 (17.8%) of 202 residents of Pittston, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.
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Which areas have the highest rate of poverty in Pennsylvania? We breakdown the poverty rate by city and county across Pennsylvania and rank communities with the highest and lowest concentrations of residents living below the poverty line.Pennsylvania Poverty Statistics