13.5% Poverty Rate in Tarrant County, Texas

Poverty Rate in Tarrant County, Texas

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

Texas County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

12.4%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Tarrant County, Texas who were born citizens of the United States is 12.4%.

19.3%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Tarrant County, Texas who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 19.3%.

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

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

Of the 1,641,237 residents of Tarrant County, Texas who were born citizens of the United States, 203,509 (12.4%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 61,066 (19.3%) of 316,343 residents of Tarrant 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 Tarrant County, Texas

The Poverty Rate in Tarrant County is 13.5%.
Tarrant County is in Texas.
Texas Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Arlington 16.1%

382,948

Bedford 6.3%

48,554

Benbrook 5.8%

22,606

Blue Mound 14.6%

3,377

Colleyville 2.2%

25,439

Dalworthington Gardens 6.5%

2,227

Edgecliff Village 8.8%

2,976

Euless 11.7%

53,900

Everman 21.1%

6,321

Forest Hill 29.5%

12,831

Haltom City 16.6%

43,831

Hurst 10.7%

38,413

Keller 3.3%

45,019

Kennedale 6.2%

7,662

Lakeside 2.0%

1,497

Lake Worth 9.1%

4,646

North Richland Hills 7.6%

68,613

Pantego 6.8%

2,487

Pelican Bay 29.5%

1,632

Rendon 8.0%

13,395

Richland Hills 8.1%

7,840

River Oaks 16.3%

7,633

Saginaw 7.3%

22,057

Sansom Park 21.0%

4,884

Watauga 9.6%

24,150

Westworth Village 9.2%

2,673

White Settlement 14.3%

16,618

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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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