Poverty in Cactus, Texas

What is the poverty rate in Cactus, Texas?
The poverty rate in Cactus is 15.4%. One out of every 6.5 residents of Cactus lives in poverty.

How many people in Cactus, Texas live in poverty?
496 of 3,214 Cactus residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

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

Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Cactus, Texas Poverty Rate By Race

Race Population Poverty Rate National Poverty Rate Population

Hispanic

2,263

16.4% 22.2% 70.4%

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

16.4% of Hispanic residents of Cactus, Texas live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of hispanic residents in Cactus, Texas is the same as than the national average. 372 of 2,263 hispanic Texans live below the poverty line. Approximately 70.4% of the total population of Cactus, Texas are hispanic.

Cactus, Texas Poverty Rate By Sex

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

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Cactus, Texas is 12.4%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Cactus, Texas is 18.9%.

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

Female residents of Cactus, Texas are dramatically(52%) more likely to live in poverty than males.

212 of 1,713 males in Cactus live below the poverty line.

284 of 1,501 females in Cactus live below the poverty line.

Cactus, Texas Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

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

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of Cactus, Texas who were born citizens of the United States is 15.9%.

Foreign

The Poverty Rate for residents of Cactus, Texas who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 15.0%.

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

Residents of Cactus, 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 1,649 residents of Cactus, Texas who were born citizens of the United States, 262 (15.9%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 234 (15.0%) of 1,565 residents of Cactus, 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 Cactus, Texas

The poverty rate in Cactus is 15.4%.
Cactus is in Moore County.
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Cactus 15.4%
Dumas 20.3%
Sunray 10.9%

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