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People Living 150% Above Poverty Level (American Community Survey)

Shows the percentage of residents living 150% above the federal poverty level. Shows cases where income surplus is equal to or greater than 150%. Income surplus is the difference in dollars between the income of a family or unrelated individual above the poverty level and its poverty threshold. Poverty Threshold is the dollar amounts the Census Bureau uses to determine a family's or person's poverty status.

Measurement Period: 2011-2015
Value: 61.57

County

61.57

State

83.7

National

HP 2020

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  • 61.6
  • 76.6
  • 91.528

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Historical Data

  • Measurement Period Value
    2011-2015 61.5689
    2011-2013 63.59
    2009-2013 66.1291
    2008-2012 69.3313
    2008-2010 73.4489
    2006-2010 72.1291
    2007-2009 72.2641
    2006-2008 73.4719
    2005-2007 71.2716

Peer Counties

  • Peers included in this indicator: Somerset, MD; Northampton, NC; Perquimans, NC; Warren, NC; Meigs, OH; Hardin, TN; Johnson, TN; Aransas, TX; Camp, TX;

  • 61.57
    • 55.8
    • 61.8
    • 67.4
  • Peer counties are those counties similar in population composition and selected demographics. Of the peer counties, only the ones that have data for the same indicator/time frame have been included.

    This county has 22 peer counties

    Peer counties (counties and county-like geographic areas) in stratum number 73 were stratified on the basis of the following factors: Frontier Status, Population Size, Poverty, Age, Population Density

    All Peer Counties for Somerset

    Adair, KY; Clinton, KY; Hart, KY; Mason, KY; Russell, KY; Somerset, MD; Northampton, NC; Perquimans, NC; Warren, NC; Meigs, OH; Hardin, TN; Johnson, TN; Aransas, TX; Camp, TX; Lee, VA; Northampton, VA; Nottoway, VA; Prince Edward, VA; Barbour, WV; Lewis, WV; Taylor, WV; Upshur, WV; Wetzel, WV;
 
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