11.1% Poverty Rate in Wayne County, Pennsylvania

Poverty Rate in Wayne County, Pennsylvania

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

Pennsylvania County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

11.0%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Wayne County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States is 11.0%.

13.7%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Wayne County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 13.7%.

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

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

Of the 46,524 residents of Wayne County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States, 5,129 (11.0%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 194 (13.7%) of 1,417 residents of Wayne 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 Wayne County, Pennsylvania

The Poverty Rate in Wayne County is 11.1%.
Wayne County is in Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Hawley 22.7%

1,341

Honesdale 19.3%

4,272

Pocono Springs 6.9%

1,346

The Hideout 0.5%

1,918

Wallenpaupack Lake Estates 4.0%

1,111

Waymart 12.9%

1,170

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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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