17.9% Poverty Rate in Bowie County, Texas

Poverty Rate in Bowie County, Texas

How does the Poverty Rate in Bowie County, Texas compare to other counties in Texas?

Texas County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

17.7%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Bowie County, Texas who were born citizens of the United States is 17.7%.

23.3%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Bowie County, Texas who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 23.3%.

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

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

Of the 84,762 residents of Bowie County, Texas who were born citizens of the United States, 14,976 (17.7%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 774 (23.3%) of 3,328 residents of Bowie County, 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 Bowie County, Texas

The Poverty Rate in Bowie County is 17.9%.
Bowie County is in Texas.
Texas Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
De Kalb 14.9%

1,546

Hooks 23.8%

2,751

Maud 15.0%

1,161

Nash 5.6%

3,229

New Boston 23.6%

4,607

Red Lick 10.1%

1,064

Redwater 10.8%

1,095

Texarkana 24.9%

36,004

Wake Village 24.3%

5,448

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2018 Texas 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 Texas 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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