23.3% Poverty Rate in Putnam County, Tennessee

Poverty Rate in Putnam County, Tennessee

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

Tennessee County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

22.0%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Putnam County, Tennessee who were born citizens of the United States is 22.0%.

44.3%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Putnam County, Tennessee who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 44.3%.

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

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

Of the 68,179 residents of Putnam County, Tennessee who were born citizens of the United States, 14,972 (22.0%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 1,871 (44.3%) of 4,223 residents of Putnam 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 Putnam County, Tennessee

The Poverty Rate in Putnam County is 23.3%.
Putnam County is in Tennessee.
Tennessee Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Algood 23.9%

3,717

Baxter 30.8%

1,433

Cookeville 28.7%

29,690

Monterey 32.6%

2,815

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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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