19.3% Poverty Rate in McLennan County, Texas

Poverty Rate in McLennan County, Texas

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

Texas County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

18.8%

The Poverty Rate for residents of McLennan County, Texas who were born citizens of the United States is 18.8%.

25.2%

The Poverty Rate for residents of McLennan County, Texas who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 25.2%.

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

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

Of the 215,079 residents of McLennan County, Texas who were born citizens of the United States, 40,344 (18.8%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 5,347 (25.2%) of 21,233 residents of McLennan 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 McLennan County, Texas

The Poverty Rate in McLennan County is 19.3%.
McLennan County is in Texas.
Texas Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Bellmead 26.6%

10,294

Beverly Hills 23.9%

2,285

China Spring 8.1%

1,174

Hewitt 4.7%

14,128

Lacy-Lakeview 26.2%

6,589

Lorena 7.2%

1,787

Moody 20.5%

1,539

Riesel 9.6%

1,005

Robinson 7.9%

11,441

Waco 26.8%

123,827

West 8.4%

2,714

Woodway 4.5%

8,613

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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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