Poverty in Lusk, Wyoming

What is the poverty rate in Lusk, Wyoming?
The poverty rate in Lusk is 16.2%. One out of every 6.2 residents of Lusk lives in poverty.

How many people in Lusk, Wyoming live in poverty?
236 of 1,458 Lusk residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

How does the poverty rate in Lusk compare to the rest of Wyoming?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Wyoming is 11.1%, meaning Lusk has a dramatically higher than average percentage of residents below the poverty line when compared to the rest of Wyoming.

Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Lusk, Wyoming Poverty Rate By Race

Race Population Poverty Rate National Poverty Rate Population

White

1,314

15.5% 10.3% 73.7%

What's the Poverty Rate in Lusk, Wyoming By Race?

15.5% of White residents of Lusk, Wyoming live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of white residents in Lusk, Wyoming is dramatically higher than the national average of 10.3%. 204 of 1,314 white Wyomingites live below the poverty line. Approximately 73.7% of the total population of Lusk, Wyoming are white.

Lusk, Wyoming Poverty Rate By Sex

What is the poverty rate for men vs women living in Lusk, Wyoming?

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Lusk, Wyoming is 12.2%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Lusk, Wyoming is 20.1%.

Poverty Rate Disparity for Male vs Female Residents of Lusk, Wyoming

Female residents of Lusk, Wyoming are dramatically(64%) more likely to live in poverty than males.

88 of 720 males in Lusk live below the poverty line.

148 of 738 females in Lusk live below the poverty line.

Lusk, Wyoming Poverty Rate By Age

What's the Poverty Rate By Age in Lusk, Wyoming?

Lusk, Wyoming Poverty Rate Distribution by Age

Breakdown of Lusk, Wyoming Poverty Rate By Age

Age Poverty Rate

Children Under 6

10.1%

Children 6 to 11 Years Old

14.1%

Adolescents 12 to 17 Years Old

18.1%

Adults 18 to 59 Years Old

14.6%

Adults 60 to 74 Years Old

25.8%

75 to 84 Years Old

0.0%

Over 85 Years Old

38.0%

Lusk, Wyoming Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

What is the poverty rate for residents of Lusk, Wyoming born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of Lusk, Wyoming who were born citizens of the United States is 16.2%.

Foreign

The Poverty Rate for residents of Lusk, Wyoming who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 0.0%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Lusk, Wyoming born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Residents of Lusk, Wyoming 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 1,453 residents of Lusk, Wyoming who were born citizens of the United States, 236 (16.2%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 0 (0.0%) of 5 residents of Lusk, Wyoming 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 Lusk, Wyoming

The poverty rate in Lusk is 16.2%.
Lusk is in Niobrara County.
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Lusk 16.2%

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