16.7% Poverty Rate in Richland County, South Carolina

Poverty Rate in Richland County, South Carolina

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

South Carolina County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

16.8%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Richland County, South Carolina who were born citizens of the United States is 16.8%.

16.3%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Richland County, South Carolina who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 16.3%.

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

Residents of Richland County, South Carolina 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 353,221 residents of Richland County, South Carolina who were born citizens of the United States, 59,243 (16.8%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 3,428 (16.3%) of 21,045 residents of Richland 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 Richland County, South Carolina

The Poverty Rate in Richland County is 16.7%.
Richland County is in South Carolina.
South Carolina Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Dentsville 16.5%

13,906

Forest Acres 9.1%

10,416

Gadsden 38.4%

1,707

Hopkins 17.5%

3,023

Lake Murray of Richland 5.6%

6,239

St. Andrews 20.3%

21,882

Woodfield 17.8%

9,548

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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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