18.3% Poverty Rate in Pickens County, South Carolina

Poverty Rate in Pickens County, South Carolina

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

South Carolina County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

18.2%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Pickens County, South Carolina who were born citizens of the United States is 18.2%.

20.4%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Pickens County, South Carolina who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 20.4%.

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

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

Of the 110,160 residents of Pickens County, South Carolina who were born citizens of the United States, 20,069 (18.2%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 918 (20.4%) of 4,494 residents of Pickens 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 Pickens County, South Carolina

The Poverty Rate in Pickens County is 18.3%.
Pickens County is in South Carolina.
South Carolina Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Arial 29.7%

2,242

Central 40.8%

4,809

Liberty 15.7%

3,200

Pickens 16.9%

2,885

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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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