15.6% Poverty Rate in Spartanburg County, South Carolina

Poverty Rate in Spartanburg County, South Carolina

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

South Carolina County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

15.3%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Spartanburg County, South Carolina who were born citizens of the United States is 15.3%.

18.7%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Spartanburg County, South Carolina who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 18.7%.

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

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

Of the 270,337 residents of Spartanburg County, South Carolina who were born citizens of the United States, 41,474 (15.3%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 3,546 (18.7%) of 18,967 residents of Spartanburg 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 Spartanburg County, South Carolina

The Poverty Rate in Spartanburg County is 15.6%.
Spartanburg County is in South Carolina.
South Carolina Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Boiling Springs 5.4%

9,120

Arcadia 31.0%

4,228

Cowpens 28.0%

1,833

Duncan 20.2%

3,316

Fairforest 27.5%

1,961

Inman 19.5%

2,338

Inman Mills 21.4%

1,087

Landrum 16.7%

2,469

Lyman 10.0%

3,411

Mayo 11.4%

1,050

Pacolet 24.0%

2,567

Roebuck 9.7%

2,386

Saxon 40.6%

3,360

Southern Shops 54.4%

2,991

Spartanburg 24.6%

34,966

Startex 4.1%

1,276

Valley Falls 22.0%

5,237

Wellford 21.9%

2,497

Woodruff 15.6%

3,998

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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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