18.8% Poverty Rate in Lubbock County, Texas

Poverty Rate in Lubbock County, Texas

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

Texas County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

18.6%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Lubbock County, Texas who were born citizens of the United States is 18.6%.

21.1%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Lubbock County, Texas who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 21.1%.

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

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

Of the 268,841 residents of Lubbock County, Texas who were born citizens of the United States, 50,043 (18.6%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 3,571 (21.1%) of 16,964 residents of Lubbock 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 Lubbock County, Texas

The Poverty Rate in Lubbock County is 18.8%.
Lubbock County is in Texas.
Texas Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Idalou 14.3%

2,117

Lubbock 19.8%

235,999

Ransom Canyon 2.4%

1,231

Shallowater 5.3%

2,517

Slaton 20.4%

5,955

Wolfforth 11.7%

4,352

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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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