12.5% Poverty Rate in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

Poverty Rate in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

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

Pennsylvania County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

12.4%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States is 12.4%.

18.2%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 18.2%.

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

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

Of the 134,525 residents of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States, 16,694 (12.4%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 440 (18.2%) of 2,416 residents of Schuylkill 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 Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

The Poverty Rate in Schuylkill County is 12.5%.
Schuylkill County is in Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Coaldale 19.1%

2,152

Cressona 9.9%

1,622

Frackville 15.9%

3,565

Friedensburg 3.7%

1,072

Girardville 28.5%

1,462

Hometown 0.0%

1,171

Lake Wynonah 3.8%

2,415

McAdoo 23.4%

2,342

Mahanoy City 34.5%

4,036

Minersville 12.2%

4,241

New Philadelphia 12.2%

1,015

Orwigsburg 5.4%

2,734

Pine Grove 15.2%

1,945

Port Carbon 11.0%

1,841

Pottsville 11.6%

13,068

St. Clair 16.0%

2,887

Schuylkill Haven 8.0%

5,169

Shenandoah 42.4%

4,748

Shenandoah Heights 30.7%

1,375

Tamaqua 18.8%

6,794

Tower City 14.3%

1,263

Tremont 18.4%

1,672

Valley View 12.2%

1,512

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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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