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California County Comparison - Fiscal, Economics, and Population - Table

Poverty Rate

Focus on Sierra County

Description

Percent of the population below the federal poverty level, 2002 to 2009. Click on the county name to see a graph showing the trend of this data over time.

County 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
State Average 13.3% 13.7% 13.2% 13.3% 13.1% 12.4% 13.3% 14.2%
Alameda County 9.7% 10.7% 11.1% 11.8% 11.1% 11.0% 10.4% 10.8%
Alpine County 15.6% 13.3% 13.2% 16.6% 16.4% 15.9% 15.7% 17.3%
Amador County 9.4% 9.2% 8.8% 10.0% 9.0% 10.1% 9.8% 11.3%
Butte County 16.4% 15.8% 15.2% 19.2% 16.7% 17.1% 20.7% 18.5%
Calaveras County 9.7% 9.7% 9.3% 10.5% 10.8% 10.3% 11.5% 11.3%
Colusa County 13.2% 12.9% 11.7% 14.2% 13.7% 12.7% 13.5% 13.4%
Contra Costa County 6.7% 7.5% 7.8% 8.1% 7.9% 8.7% 9.4% 9.5%
Del Norte County 21.1% 18.6% 19.2% 22.5% 21.8% 22.3% 23.6% 23.1%
El Dorado County 7.1% 7.5% 6.9% 7.4% 7.6% 8.2% 7.8% 7.6%
Fresno County 21.0% 20.5% 19.8% 20.8% 20.8% 20.0% 22.1% 21.5%
Glenn County 15.4% 15.2% 14.4% 17.5% 17.8% 15.8% 16.9% 15.8%
Humboldt County 15.5% 15.7% 15.4% 16.5% 18.0% 16.9% 19.8% 19.0%
Imperial County 21.9% 19.7% 18.5% 21.3% 19.4% 21.0% 21.5% 22.8%
Inyo County 9.9% 10.6% 10.5% 11.6% 11.5% 11.4% 11.6% 12.5%
Kern County 18.3% 18.1% 17.8% 20.8% 20.5% 18.1% 20.5% 22.2%
Kings County 19.6% 18.1% 17.6% 20.6% 21.3% 17.2% 17.9% 19.5%
Lake County 15.8% 14.8% 15.6% 18.3% 17.1% 16.4% 17.9% 22.1%
Lassen County 16.9% 14.9% 15.7% 16.9% 15.6% 17.2% 20.7% 18.2%
Los Angeles County 17.3% 17.6% 16.7% 16.2% 15.4% 14.6% 15.3% 16.0%
Madera County 20.5% 18.9% 17.9% 18.3% 21.1% 16.9% 18.2% 20.6%
Marin County 6.8% 7.4% 7.0% 6.5% 8.3% 6.8% 7.1% 7.3%
Mariposa County 11.7% 11.4% 11.0% 12.7% 13.4% 12.5% 13.5% 13.5%
Mendocino County 14.6% 14.6% 14.4% 17.0% 16.8% 15.4% 17.7% 17.5%
Merced County 18.8% 18.2% 17.0% 18.6% 20.7% 19.3% 21.5% 24.6%
Modoc County 16.9% 16.6% 15.5% 20.4% 18.7% 19.6% 17.4% 19.0%
Mono County 8.1% 8.7% 8.2% 9.3% 9.7% 9.6% 9.6% 11.7%
Monterey County 13.3% 13.6% 12.9% 14.1% 11.6% 12.1% 12.7% 17.2%
Napa County 7.0% 7.8% 7.8% 7.5% 10.3% 8.6% 9.0% 8.6%
Nevada County 7.6% 8.3% 7.9% 7.5% 7.9% 8.8% 9.2% 10.1%
Orange County 10.2% 10.6% 10.2% 8.9% 9.8% 8.9% 9.9% 10.7%
Placer County 5.5% 5.9% 5.6% 5.6% 5.7% 6.0% 6.7% 7.2%
Plumas County 9.8% 10.1% 9.8% 11.6% 10.8% 11.5% 12.0% 12.3%
Riverside County 12.9% 12.2% 11.9% 11.5% 12.2% 11.7% 12.6% 13.9%
Sacramento County 12.7% 13.6% 13.6% 13.6% 12.1% 12.2% 13.3% 15.3%
San Benito County 8.8% 9.2% 8.8% 10.1% 9.6% 11.7% 10.4% 13.9%
San Bernardino County 15.7% 16.0% 15.4% 15.0% 13.8% 12.1% 14.7% 17.0%
San Diego County 10.9% 11.6% 10.9% 11.0% 11.7% 11.1% 12.6% 12.5%
San Francisco County 10.7% 12.0% 11.6% 12.2% 12.1% 10.6% 11.2% 11.7%
San Joaquin County 14.2% 14.5% 14.0% 14.7% 14.4% 14.2% 16.5% 15.7%
San Luis Obispo County 10.7% 11.1% 10.4% 13.5% 13.1% 11.5% 12.1% 13.2%
San Mateo County 5.9% 6.8% 6.6% 6.9% 7.2% 6.0% 6.5% 7.6%
Santa Barbara County 12.4% 13.0% 12.5% 12.7% 15.8% 12.2% 12.7% 15.0%
Santa Clara County 7.8% 8.8% 8.4% 8.4% 9.0% 8.3% 7.6% 9.1%
Santa Cruz County 10.6% 11.3% 10.8% 11.8% 11.9% 10.6% 13.3% 13.9%
Shasta County 13.4% 13.5% 13.4% 13.8% 16.7% 13.4% 17.7% 15.5%
Sierra County 9.7% 9.2% 9.1% 10.7% 11.4% 11.7% 12.7% 13.1%
Siskiyou County 15.6% 15.6% 15.1% 17.5% 17.6% 17.7% 16.4% 16.1%
Solano County 7.9% 8.3% 8.7% 9.2% 10.4% 9.6% 9.0% 10.7%
Sonoma County 7.5% 8.8% 8.4% 8.9% 9.6% 8.9% 10.4% 9.5%
Stanislaus County 13.8% 14.1% 13.6% 14.5% 14.4% 13.6% 14.4% 17.0%
Sutter County 13.0% 12.9% 12.1% 11.9% 13.3% 12.2% 15.5% 14.8%
Tehama County 16.3% 14.8% 14.5% 17.8% 17.6% 19.3% 16.5% 18.9%
Trinity County 16.1% 14.4% 14.2% 16.0% 16.6% 17.0% 19.9% 18.2%
Tulare County 22.5% 21.4% 20.9% 23.2% 21.6% 23.2% 21.5% 23.0%
Tuolumne County 12.1% 11.5% 11.6% 12.2% 11.4% 12.5% 12.5% 14.2%
Ventura County 9.0% 9.7% 9.3% 9.7% 9.0% 8.7% 8.7% 10.5%
Yolo County 11.3% 12.0% 11.2% 15.2% 16.9% 14.5% 14.6% 15.7%
Yuba County 17.8% 16.7% 15.6% 17.1% 19.0% 19.2% 16.6% 19.5%

Other Statistics for the County, its Region, and its Legislative Districts

Detail Pages College-Going Rate Campus Crime Statistics Economic Data
Region County District To Any
Public
To UC To CSU To CCC Map by
High School
District
Trend
Region County Median
Income
Poverty
Rate
Unemployment
Rate
Adult
Literacy
Upper
Sacramento
Valley

Sierra
Asm 3
US Con 4
Sen 1
Sierra
Asm 3
US Con 4
Sen 1
Sierra
Asm 3
US Con 4
Sen 1
Sierra
Asm 3
US Con 4
Sen 1
Sierra
Asm 3
US Con 4
Sen 1
Sierra
Asm 3
US Con 4
Sen 1
Upper
Sacramento
Valley

  Sierra
Sierra
Sierra
Sierra

Source of Data: U.S. Census Bureau California QuickFacts
http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/06000.html

 

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