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Telford, Pennsylvania (PA) Poverty Rate Data
Information about poor and low-income residents


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13.1% of Telford, PA residents had an income below the poverty level in 2019, which was 8.5% greater than the poverty level of 12.0% across the entire state of Pennsylvania. Taking into account residents not living in families, 9.7% of high school graduates and 25.9% of non high school graduates live in poverty. The poverty rate was 3.3% among disabled males and 9.5% among disabled females. The renting rate among poor residents was 85.2%. For comparison, it was 38.5% among residents with income above the poverty level.

Poverty rates in Telford, PA

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
Telford:

13.1%
Whole state:

12.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
Telford:

4.2%
Whole state:

5.4%

Poverty rate among disabled males:
Telford:

3.3%
Pennsylvania:

14.4%
Disability rate in this borough among poor males (it is 14.7% among male residents who are not classified as poor):
Telford:

25.6%
Pennsylvania:

29.2%

Poverty rate among disabled females:
Telford:

9.5%
Pennsylvania:

19.4%
Disability rate in this borough among poor females (it is 17.6% among female residents who are not classified as poor):
Telford:

23.2%
Pennsylvania:

30.6%

Renting rate in this borough among poor and not poor residents:
Residents below poverty level:

85.2%
Residents above poverty level:

38.5%

Poverty by age in Telford, PA

Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Telford
  • Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Telford,PA (percentage below poverty level)
  • 21.9%Under 5 years
  • 0.0%5 years
  • 29.0%6 to 11 years
  • 43.1%12 to 14 years
  • 0.0%15 years
  • 0.0%16 and 17 years
  • 15.0%18 to 24 years
  • 0.4%25 to 34 years
  • 3.1%35 to 44 years
  • 0.4%45 to 54 years
  • 2.6%55 to 64 years
  • 0.0%65 to 74 years
  • 0.0%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Telford
  • Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Telford,PA (percentage below poverty level)
  • 25.8%Under 5 years
  • 0.0%5 years
  • 18.2%6 to 11 years
  • 0.0%12 to 14 years
  • 34.5%15 years
  • 0.0%16 and 17 years
  • 31.7%18 to 24 years
  • 21.8%25 to 34 years
  • 15.0%35 to 44 years
  • 12.9%45 to 54 years
  • 8.2%55 to 64 years
  • 13.0%65 to 74 years
  • 15.9%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Telford, PA
  • Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Telford,PA (% below half of poverty level)
  • 0.0%Under 5 years
  • 0.0%5 years
  • 2.0%6 to 11 years
  • 0.0%12 to 14 years
  • 33.8%15 years
  • 0.0%16 and 17 years
  • 8.2%18 to 24 years
  • 1.4%25 to 34 years
  • 0.5%35 to 44 years
  • 0.9%45 to 54 years
  • 1.3%55 to 64 years
  • 0.0%65 to 74 years
  • 1.5%75 years and over

Poverty by race and place of birth in Telford, PA

Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Telford, PA
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Telford, PA (%)
  • 8.3%White
  • 55.7%Black
  • 0.0%American Indian
  • 11.0%Asian
  • 82.9%Other race
  • 22.9%2+ races
  • 22.9%Hispanic
Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Telford, PA
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Telford, PA (absolute numbers)
  • 301White
  • 141Black
  • 0American Indian
  • 22Asian
  • 138Other race
  • 252+ races
  • 150Hispanic
Poverty status for native-born residents
  • 14.4%Below poverty level
  • 85.6%Above poverty level

Poverty in families in Telford, PA

Children below poverty level:
Telford, Pennsylvania:

21.5%
State:

16.6%
Poverty rate among high school graduates not in families:
Telford:

9.7%
Pennsylvania:

18.9%
Poverty rate among people who did not graduate high school not in families:
Telford:

25.9%
Pennsylvania:

36.4%
Breakdown of poor residents in Telford not in families by work experience
  • 3.9%Worked full-time, year-round
  • 3.1%Worked part-time
  • 93.0%Did not work

Other data

Year house/condo built for residents below and above poverty levels
  • Owners below poverty level
  • 0.0%1999 to 2000
  • 0.0%1995 to 1998
  • 0.0%1990 to 1994
  • 0.0%1980 to 1989
  • 37.5%1970 to 1979
  • 37.5%1960 to 1969
  • 0.0%1950 to 1959
  • 25.0%1940 to 1949
  • 0.0%1939 or earlier
  • Owners above poverty level
  • 1.7%1999 to 2000
  • 2.6%1995 to 1998
  • 7.3%1990 to 1994
  • 18.8%1980 to 1989
  • 8.7%1970 to 1979
  • 9.1%1960 to 1969
  • 20.6%1950 to 1959
  • 10.2%1940 to 1949
  • 21.0%1939 or earlier
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