Poverty in Barrett, Texas

What is the poverty rate in Barrett, Texas?
The poverty rate in Barrett is 28.8%. One out of every 3.5 residents of Barrett lives in poverty.

How many people in Barrett, Texas live in poverty?
993 of 3,453 Barrett residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

How does the poverty rate in Barrett compare to the rest of Texas?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Texas is 16.0%, meaning Barrett has a dramatically higher than average percentage of residents below the poverty line when compared to the rest of Texas.

Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Barrett, Texas Poverty Rate By Race

Race Population Poverty Rate National Poverty Rate Population

Black

1,911

24.2% 25.2% 55.3%

Hispanic

1,150

39.9% 22.2% 33.3%

What's the Poverty Rate in Barrett, Texas By Race?

24.2% of Black residents of Barrett, Texas live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of black residents in Barrett, Texas is dramatically lower than the national average of 25.2%. 462 of 1,911 black Texans live below the poverty line. Approximately 55.3% of the total population of Barrett, Texas are black.

39.9% of Hispanic residents of Barrett, Texas live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of hispanic residents in Barrett, Texas is dramatically higher than the national average of 22.2%. 459 of 1,150 hispanic Texans live below the poverty line. Approximately 33.3% of the total population of Barrett, Texas are hispanic.

Barrett, Texas Poverty Rate By Sex

What is the poverty rate for men vs women living in Barrett, Texas?

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Barrett, Texas is 20.0%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Barrett, Texas is 36.7%.

Poverty Rate Disparity for Male vs Female Residents of Barrett, Texas

Female residents of Barrett, Texas are dramatically(83%) more likely to live in poverty than males.

327 of 1,637 males in Barrett live below the poverty line.

666 of 1,816 females in Barrett live below the poverty line.

Barrett, Texas Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

What is the poverty rate for residents of Barrett, Texas born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of Barrett, Texas who were born citizens of the United States is 29.1%.

Foreign

The Poverty Rate for residents of Barrett, Texas who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 27.0%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Barrett, Texas born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Residents of Barrett, Texas 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 2,872 residents of Barrett, Texas who were born citizens of the United States, 836 (29.1%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 157 (27.0%) of 581 residents of Barrett, Texas 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 Barrett, Texas

The poverty rate in Barrett is 28.8%.
Barrett is in Harris County.
Texas Poverty Rate by City
Here is a comparison of Poverty Rate by city(minimum 1,000 residents) in Harris County.
City Poverty Rate
Aldine 34.0%
Atascocita 7.0%
Barrett 28.8%
Bellaire 1.7%
Bunker Hill Village 3.7%
Channelview 17.2%
Cloverleaf 27.8%
Crosby 23.9%
Deer Park 10.0%
El Lago 4.7%
Galena Park 26.4%
Hedwig Village 10.6%
Highlands 16.6%
Humble 17.3%
Hunters Creek Village 1.5%
Jacinto City 33.6%
Jersey Village 7.3%
La Porte 10.0%
Nassau Bay 9.2%
Pasadena 19.3%
Piney Point Village 5.1%
Sheldon 0.0%
South Houston 24.0%
Southside Place 6.7%
Spring 12.2%
Spring Valley Village 2.6%
Taylor Lake Village 4.7%
Webster 19.7%
West University Place 2.6%

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