12.0% Poverty Rate in Sweetwater County, Wyoming

Poverty Rate in Sweetwater County, Wyoming

How does the Poverty Rate in Sweetwater County, Wyoming compare to other counties in Wyoming?

Wyoming County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

11.6%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Sweetwater County, Wyoming who were born citizens of the United States is 11.6%.

20.3%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Sweetwater County, Wyoming who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 20.3%.

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

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

Of the 41,747 residents of Sweetwater County, Wyoming who were born citizens of the United States, 4,834 (11.6%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 440 (20.3%) of 2,167 residents of Sweetwater County, 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 Sweetwater County, Wyoming

The Poverty Rate in Sweetwater County is 12.0%.
Sweetwater County is in Wyoming.
Wyoming Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Clearview Acres 19.2%

1,416

Green River 12.3%

12,315

North Rock Springs 11.8%

2,027

Purple Sage 23.6%

1,019

Rock Springs 11.8%

23,411

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2018 Wyoming 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 Wyoming 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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