13.5% Poverty Rate in Greenville County, South Carolina

Poverty Rate in Greenville County, South Carolina

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

South Carolina County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

12.9%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Greenville County, South Carolina who were born citizens of the United States is 12.9%.

19.6%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Greenville County, South Carolina who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 19.6%.

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

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

Of the 440,036 residents of Greenville County, South Carolina who were born citizens of the United States, 56,888 (12.9%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 7,459 (19.6%) of 38,028 residents of Greenville 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 Greenville County, South Carolina

The Poverty Rate in Greenville County is 13.5%.
Greenville County is in South Carolina.
South Carolina Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Berea 30.4%

14,729

City View 49.2%

1,317

Dunean 23.2%

3,714

Five Forks 4.1%

17,451

Gantt 28.7%

15,315

Golden Grove 6.3%

3,314

Greenville 15.3%

60,064

Judson 47.2%

1,959

Mauldin 5.9%

24,610

Parker 32.6%

12,395

Sans Souci 31.8%

9,169

Simpsonville 7.1%

20,529

Slater-Marietta 12.4%

2,045

Taylors 12.6%

22,836

Tigerville 48.3%

60

Travelers Rest 16.6%

4,899

Wade Hampton 11.3%

20,133

Welcome 17.9%

6,876

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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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