12.7% Poverty Rate in Somerset County, Pennsylvania

Poverty Rate in Somerset County, Pennsylvania

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

Pennsylvania County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

12.5%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Somerset County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States is 12.5%.

26.7%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Somerset County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 26.7%.

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

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

Of the 69,874 residents of Somerset County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States, 8,763 (12.5%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 172 (26.7%) of 643 residents of Somerset 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 Somerset County, Pennsylvania

The Poverty Rate in Somerset County is 12.7%.
Somerset County is in Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Berlin 13.5%

1,879

Boswell 19.7%

1,349

Central City 14.3%

1,048

Friedens 10.7%

1,684

Meyersdale 13.6%

1,892

Somerset 23.7%

5,783

Windber 25.8%

3,930

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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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