14.0% Poverty Rate in Pennington County, South Dakota

Poverty Rate in Pennington County, South Dakota

How does the Poverty Rate in Pennington County, South Dakota compare to other counties in South Dakota?

South Dakota County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

14.0%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Pennington County, South Dakota who were born citizens of the United States is 14.0%.

17.2%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Pennington County, South Dakota who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 17.2%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Pennington County, South Dakota born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

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

Of the 102,794 residents of Pennington County, South Dakota who were born citizens of the United States, 14,352 (14.0%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 451 (17.2%) of 2,616 residents of Pennington County, South Dakota 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 Pennington County, South Dakota

The Poverty Rate in Pennington County is 14.0%.
Pennington County is in South Dakota.
South Dakota Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Colonial Pine Hills 5.7%

2,192

Green Valley 26.9%

1,044

Hill City 14.9%

1,180

Rapid City 16.3%

70,362

Rapid Valley 5.1%

9,034

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2018 South Dakota 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 Dakota 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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