20.0% Poverty Rate in Fayette County, West Virginia

Poverty Rate in Fayette County, West Virginia

How does the Poverty Rate in Fayette County, West Virginia compare to other counties in West Virginia?

West Virginia County Poverty Rate Comparison

What is the poverty rate for residents of Fayette County, West Virginia born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

20.1%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Fayette County, West Virginia who were born citizens of the United States is 20.1%.

12.2%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Fayette County, West Virginia who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 12.2%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Fayette County, West Virginia born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Residents of Fayette County, West Virginia 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 42,472 residents of Fayette County, West Virginia who were born citizens of the United States, 8,524 (20.1%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 36 (12.2%) of 295 residents of Fayette County, West Virginia 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 Fayette County, West Virginia

The Poverty Rate in Fayette County is 20.0%.
Fayette County is in West Virginia.
West Virginia Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Ansted 16.5%

1,410

Fayetteville 18.1%

2,772

Mount Hope 42.0%

1,101

Oak Hill 24.9%

8,411

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2018 West Virginia 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 West Virginia 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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