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Information on Poverty

How many people are living in poverty?

According to the U.S. Census Survey Data, Fond du Lac, Winnebago and Green Lake Counties experience the following poverty levels:

  Fond du Lac Winnebago Green Lake
Population - 2014 Estimate       101,973   169,546   18,856
No. of persons living in poverty  10,095 (9.9%)     20,515 (12.1%)    2,130 (11.3%)

Information from US Census American Community Survey 2009-2015

For more U.S. Census Survey Data, please visit quickfacts.census.gov.

Poverty guidelines

The U.S. Census Bureau measures poverty using guidelines set by the U.S. Dept. of Health and Family Services.  If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold then that family and every individual in it is considered in poverty.

Family Size Federal Poverty Threshold
1 $11,880
2 $16,020
3 $20,160
4 $24,300

SOURCE: Federal Register See: https://aspe.hhs.gov/poverty-guidelines

HUD COUNTY MEDIAN INCOME GUIDELINES Rev 6/6/16

Fond du Lac   1 2 3 4 5
  30% $13,900 $15,900 $17,900 $19,850 $21,450
  50% $23,150 $26,450 $29,750 $33,050 $35,700
  60% $27,780 $31,740 $35,700 $39,660 $42,840
  80% $37,050 $42,350 $47,650 $52,900 $57,150
  100% $46,300 $52,900 $59,500 $66,100 $71,400
Green Lake            
  30% $13,000 $14,850 $16,700 $18,550 $20,050
  50% $21,700 $24,800 $27,900 $30,950 $33,450
  60% $26,040 $29,760 $33,480 $37,140 $40,140
  80% $34,650 $39,600 $44,550 $49,500 $53,500
  100% $43,400 $49,600 $55,800 $61,900 $66,900
Oshkosh/Neenah            
  30% $14,050 $16,050 $18,050 $20,050 $21,700
  50% $23,400 $26,750 $30,100 $33,400 $36,100
  60% $28,080 $32,100 $36,120 $40,080 $43,320
  80% $37,450 $42,800 $48,150 $53,450 $57,750
  100% $46,800 $53,500 $60,200 $66,800 $72,200

 

To see the Complete 2016 Income Guidelines and HUD County Median Income (CMI) Guidelines please click HERE

Fair Market Rents (Effective 01/01/16) 
                                                           Bedroom Size:

    0 1 2 3 4
Fond du Lac   $465 $532 $709 $922 $1,065
Green Lake   $449 $492 $658 $850 $1,019
Winnebago   $525 $547 $704 $938 $1,178

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