100% Poverty

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United States Census Bureau, American Community Survey, 1-year Estimates.

Poverty thresholds are the income amounts used by the U.S. Census Bureau to determine a household’s
poverty status. In 2019, the poverty threshold for an individual was $13,300 for those under age 65 and $12,261 for those 65 and older.

For a family of four with two children under age 18, the poverty threshold was $25,926.

KEY FACT: 11.3% of our region is below the federal poverty level. That translates to 245,500 people.

  • The percent of the population below the Federal Poverty Level.

    100% Poverty
  • The percent of the population below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level.

    Self-Sufficiency