18.1% Poverty Rate in Dyer County, Tennessee

Poverty Rate in Dyer County, Tennessee

How does the Poverty Rate in Dyer County, Tennessee compare to other counties in Tennessee?

Tennessee County Poverty Rate Comparison

What is the poverty rate for residents of Dyer County, Tennessee born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

18.4%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Dyer County, Tennessee who were born citizens of the United States is 18.4%.

5.9%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Dyer County, Tennessee who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 5.9%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Dyer County, Tennessee born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Residents of Dyer County, Tennessee 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 36,037 residents of Dyer County, Tennessee who were born citizens of the United States, 6,624 (18.4%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 50 (5.9%) of 843 residents of Dyer County, Tennessee 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 Dyer County, Tennessee

The Poverty Rate in Dyer County is 18.1%.
Dyer County is in Tennessee.
Tennessee Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Dyersburg 21.9%

16,094

Newbern 23.3%

3,300

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2018 Tennessee 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 Tennessee 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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