14.5% Poverty Rate in Hamilton County, Tennessee

Poverty Rate in Hamilton County, Tennessee

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

Tennessee County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

14.2%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Hamilton County, Tennessee who were born citizens of the United States is 14.2%.

20.0%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Hamilton County, Tennessee who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 20.0%.

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

Foreign-born residents of Hamilton County, Tennessee have a higher poverty rate than those who were born US citizens.

Of the 326,844 residents of Hamilton County, Tennessee who were born citizens of the United States, 46,554 (14.2%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 3,489 (20.0%) of 17,439 residents of Hamilton 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 Hamilton County, Tennessee

The Poverty Rate in Hamilton County is 14.5%.
Hamilton County is in Tennessee.
Tennessee Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Chattanooga 20.7%

168,883

Apison 11.9%

2,997

Collegedale 10.3%

9,257

East Ridge 13.9%

21,020

Fairmount 4.0%

2,681

Falling Water 5.8%

1,269

Harrison 5.2%

7,427

Lakesite 9.0%

1,770

Lookout Mountain 3.4%

1,977

Middle Valley 4.7%

12,225

Mowbray Mountain 12.7%

1,543

Red Bank 20.0%

11,724

Sale Creek 17.4%

2,596

Signal Mountain 2.3%

8,170

Soddy-Daisy 12.2%

13,175

Walden 9.8%

1,873

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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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