16.9% Poverty Rate in Moore County, Texas

Poverty Rate in Moore County, Texas

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

Texas County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

15.8%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Moore County, Texas who were born citizens of the United States is 15.8%.

20.1%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Moore County, Texas who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 20.1%.

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

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

Of the 16,083 residents of Moore County, Texas who were born citizens of the United States, 2,535 (15.8%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 1,142 (20.1%) of 5,676 residents of Moore 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 Moore County, Texas

The Poverty Rate in Moore County is 16.9%.
Moore County is in Texas.
Texas Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Cactus 15.4%

3,214

Dumas 20.3%

14,518

Sunray 10.9%

2,084

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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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