11.9% Poverty Rate in Beaufort County, South Carolina

Poverty Rate in Beaufort County, South Carolina

How does the Poverty Rate in Beaufort County, South Carolina compare to other counties in South Carolina?

South Carolina County Poverty Rate Comparison

What is the poverty rate for residents of Beaufort County, South Carolina born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

11.7%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Beaufort County, South Carolina who were born citizens of the United States is 11.7%.

15.1%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Beaufort County, South Carolina who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 15.1%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Beaufort County, South Carolina born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Foreign-born residents of Beaufort County, South Carolina have a higher poverty rate than those who were born US citizens.

Of the 158,832 residents of Beaufort County, South Carolina who were born citizens of the United States, 18,505 (11.7%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 2,281 (15.1%) of 15,136 residents of Beaufort County, South Carolina 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 Beaufort County, South Carolina

The Poverty Rate in Beaufort County is 11.9%.
Beaufort County is in South Carolina.
South Carolina Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Beaufort 19.3%

12,351

Bluffton 6.8%

17,129

Burton 17.0%

8,093

Hilton Head Island 10.9%

39,435

Laurel Bay 15.7%

6,565

Port Royal 16.0%

8,661

Shell Point 3.4%

2,453

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2018 South Carolina 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 South Carolina 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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