10.2% Poverty Rate in Union County, Pennsylvania

Poverty Rate in Union County, Pennsylvania

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

Pennsylvania County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

10.3%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Union County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States is 10.3%.

1.8%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Union County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 1.8%.

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

Residents of Union 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 35,191 residents of Union County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States, 3,628 (10.3%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 11 (1.8%) of 613 residents of Union 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 Union County, Pennsylvania

The Poverty Rate in Union County is 10.2%.
Union County is in Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Lewisburg 22.3%

3,706

Linntown 1.8%

1,365

Mifflinburg 10.0%

3,533

New Berlin 7.8%

1,009

West Milton 30.4%

1,293

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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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