9.7% Poverty Rate in Washington County, Pennsylvania

Poverty Rate in Washington County, Pennsylvania

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

Pennsylvania County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

9.7%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Washington County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States is 9.7%.

8.9%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Washington County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 8.9%.

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

Residents of Washington 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 198,675 residents of Washington County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States, 19,283 (9.7%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 346 (8.9%) of 3,902 residents of Washington 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 Washington County, Pennsylvania

The Poverty Rate in Washington County is 9.7%.
Washington County is in Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Baidland 6.3%

1,503

Bentleyville 19.9%

2,493

Burgettstown 10.7%

1,381

California 21.7%

4,989

Canonsburg 10.9%

8,890

Cecil-Bishop 3.8%

2,224

Centerville 10.4%

3,200

Charleroi 23.2%

3,953

Donora 20.8%

4,543

East Washington 11.7%

1,908

Gastonville 9.3%

2,953

Houston 15.2%

1,317

McGovern 3.8%

2,590

McMurray 1.9%

4,412

Meadowlands 8.0%

1,296

Monongahela 11.4%

4,181

Muse 1.9%

2,492

New Eagle 11.6%

2,124

North Charleroi 15.8%

1,358

Speers 12.2%

1,168

Thompsonville 2.1%

3,272

Washington 21.0%

12,076

Wickerham Manor-Fisher 4.8%

2,147

Wolfdale 17.5%

2,987

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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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