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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 - 2016 Estimate       102,144   169,886   18,719
No. of persons living in poverty   7,865 (7.7%)     19,876 (11.7%)    2,171 (11.6%)

Information from census.gov

For more U.S. Census Survey Data, please visit www.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 $12,140
2 $16,460
3 $20,780
4 $25,100

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

HUD COUNTY MEDIAN INCOME GUIDELINES Rev June 2017

Fond du Lac   1 2 3 4 5
  30% $13,740 $15,690 $17,640 $19,590 $21,180
  50% $22,900 $26,150 $29,400 $32,650 $35,300
  60% $27,480 $31,380 $35,280 $39,180 $42,360
  80% $36,640 $41,840 $47,040 $52,240 $56,480
  100% $45,800 $52,300 $58,800 $65,300 $70,600
Green Lake            
  30% $13,170 $15,030 $16,920 $18,780 $20,310
  50% $21,950 $25,050 $28,200 $31,300 $36,350
  60% $26,340 $30,060 $33,840 $37,560 $40,620
  80% $35,120 $40,080 $45,120 $50,080 $54,160
  100% $43,900 $50,100 $56,400 $62,600 $67,700
Oshkosh/Neenah            
  30% $14,220 $16,260 $18,300 $20,310 $21,960
  50% $23,700 $27,100 $30,500 $33,850 $36,600
  60% $28,440 $32,520 $36,600 $40,620 $43,920
  80% $37,920 $43,360 $48,800 $54,160 $58,560
  100% $47,400 $54,200 $61,000 $67,700 $73,200

 

To see the Complete 2017 Income Guidelines and HUD County Median Income (CMI) Guidelines please click HERE

Fair Market Rents (Effective 01/01/18) 
                                                           Bedroom Size:

    0 1 2 3 4
Fond du Lac   $538 $588 $755 $993 $1,147
Green Lake   $473 $518 $689 $905 $1,141
Winnebago   $553 $603 $765 $1,019 $1,300

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