Poverty in Rawlins, Wyoming

What is the poverty rate in Rawlins, Wyoming?
The poverty rate in Rawlins is 13.8%. One out of every 7.3 residents of Rawlins lives in poverty.

How many people in Rawlins, Wyoming live in poverty?
1,147 of 8,326 Rawlins residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

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

Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Rawlins, Wyoming Poverty Rate By Race

Race Population Poverty Rate National Poverty Rate Population

White

5,560

8.1% 10.3% 61.0%

Hispanic

2,317

26.9% 22.2% 25.4%

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

8.1% of White residents of Rawlins, Wyoming live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of white residents in Rawlins, Wyoming is dramatically lower than the national average of 10.3%. 453 of 5,560 white Wyomingites live below the poverty line. Approximately 61.0% of the total population of Rawlins, Wyoming are white.

26.9% of Hispanic residents of Rawlins, Wyoming live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of hispanic residents in Rawlins, Wyoming is dramatically higher than the national average of 22.2%. 624 of 2,317 hispanic Wyomingites live below the poverty line. Approximately 25.4% of the total population of Rawlins, Wyoming are hispanic.

Rawlins, Wyoming Poverty Rate By Sex

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

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Rawlins, Wyoming is 11.1%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Rawlins, Wyoming is 16.7%.

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

Female residents of Rawlins, Wyoming are dramatically(50%) more likely to live in poverty than males.

489 of 4,394 males in Rawlins live below the poverty line.

658 of 3,932 females in Rawlins live below the poverty line.

Rawlins, Wyoming Poverty Rate By School Enrollment

Understanding where poverty hits hardest in Rawlins can be better understood by segmenting poverty by whether or not the resident is in school or not.

  • Enrolled in School in Rawlins, Wyoming have a Poverty Rate of 21.5%.
  • Not Enrolled in School in Rawlins, Wyoming have a Poverty Rate of 11.7%.

Poverty for younger ages in Rawlins is seen as the most undesirable for the future of the community.

  • Enrolled in Nursery School in Rawlins, Wyoming have a Poverty Rate of 33.2%.
  • Enrolled in Elementary School(Grades 1-4) in Rawlins, Wyoming have a Poverty Rate of 22.6%.

Poverty for developing children and young adults in Rawlins can have drastic impacts on graduation and college attendance rates.

  • Enrolled in Middle School(Grade 5-8) in Rawlins, Wyoming have a Poverty Rate of 12.7%.
  • Enrolled in High School (Grades 9-12) in Rawlins, Wyoming have a Poverty Rate of 17.8%.

Adult students in college, graduate or professional schools generally bring employers, revenue and higher living wages post-graduation and are seen as a positive to the community.

  • Enrolled in Undergraduate School in Rawlins, Wyoming have a Poverty Rate of 14.0%.
  • Enrolled in Graduate or Professional School in Rawlins, Wyoming have a Poverty Rate of 0.0%.
Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Rawlins, Wyoming Poverty Rate By Age

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

Rawlins, Wyoming Poverty Rate Distribution by Age

Breakdown of Rawlins, Wyoming Poverty Rate By Age

Age Poverty Rate

Children Under 6

18.5%

Children 6 to 11 Years Old

23.6%

Adolescents 12 to 17 Years Old

7.1%

Adults 18 to 59 Years Old

14.2%

Adults 60 to 74 Years Old

5.5%

75 to 84 Years Old

5.2%

Over 85 Years Old

10.8%

Rawlins, Wyoming Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

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

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of Rawlins, Wyoming who were born citizens of the United States is 12.2%.

Foreign

The Poverty Rate for residents of Rawlins, Wyoming who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 28.9%.

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

Foreign-born residents of Rawlins, Wyoming have a higher poverty rate than those who were born US citizens.

Of the 7,552 residents of Rawlins, Wyoming who were born citizens of the United States, 923 (12.2%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 224 (28.9%) of 774 residents of Rawlins, 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 Rawlins, Wyoming

The poverty rate in Rawlins is 13.8%.
Rawlins is in Carbon County.
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