10.3% Poverty Rate in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania

Poverty Rate in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania

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

Pennsylvania County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

10.3%

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

9.0%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 9.0%.

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

Residents of Westmoreland 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 344,240 residents of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania who were born citizens of the United States, 35,623 (10.3%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 488 (9.0%) of 5,395 residents of Westmoreland 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 Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania

The Poverty Rate in Westmoreland County is 10.3%.
Westmoreland County is in Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Arnold 31.2%

4,874

Avonmore 15.1%

1,083

Calumet 8.2%

1,347

Collinsburg 10.6%

1,366

Delmont 6.8%

2,621

Derry 17.2%

2,601

Fellsburg 3.3%

1,038

Greensburg 24.6%

13,432

Irwin 10.9%

3,841

Jeannette 16.5%

9,293

Latrobe 8.6%

8,051

Lawson Heights 4.8%

2,224

Level Green 4.3%

3,914

Ligonier 12.0%

1,453

Lower Burrell 7.7%

11,294

Loyalhanna 19.0%

3,424

Manor 9.9%

3,308

Monessen 19.1%

7,326

Mount Pleasant 12.9%

4,246

Murrysville 3.3%

19,821

New Kensington 22.9%

12,619

New Stanton 11.7%

2,542

North Belle Vernon 10.4%

1,829

Norvelt 0.0%

1,014

St. Vincent College 61.4%

114

Scottdale 11.4%

4,242

South Greensburg 11.8%

2,143

Southwest Greensburg 13.4%

2,157

Vandergrift 24.9%

5,029

West Leechburg 5.3%

1,397

West Newton 15.7%

2,515

Youngwood 6.2%

2,897

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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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