12.8% Poverty Rate in Berkeley County, South Carolina

Poverty Rate in Berkeley County, South Carolina

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

South Carolina County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

12.6%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Berkeley County, South Carolina who were born citizens of the United States is 12.6%.

15.2%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Berkeley County, South Carolina who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 15.2%.

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

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

Of the 190,126 residents of Berkeley County, South Carolina who were born citizens of the United States, 24,023 (12.6%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 1,625 (15.2%) of 10,709 residents of Berkeley 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 Berkeley County, South Carolina

The Poverty Rate in Berkeley County is 12.8%.
Berkeley County is in South Carolina.
South Carolina Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Bonneau Beach 14.9%

2,476

Hanahan 10.6%

21,519

Moncks Corner 13.5%

9,415

Pinopolis 1.6%

1,339

St. Stephen 38.6%

1,787

Sangaree 15.4%

8,104

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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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