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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 - 2017 Estimate       102,548   170,414   18,760
No. of persons living in poverty   8,819 (8.6%)     18,916 (11.1%)    1,876 (10%)

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 $12,760
2 $17,240
3 $21,720
4 $26,200

SOURCE: Federal Register See: https://www.payingforseniorcare.com/longtermcare/federal-poverty-level.html#title2

HUD COUNTY MEDIAN INCOME GUIDELINES Rev April 2020

Fond du Lac   1 2 3 4 5
  30% $16,650 $19,000 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680
  50% $27,750 $31,700 $35,650 $39,600 $42,800
  60% $33,300 $38,040 $42,780 $47,520 $51,360
  80% $44,350 $50,700 $57,050 $63,350 $68,450
  100% $55,500 $63,400 $71,300 $79,200 $85,600
Green Lake            
  30% $14,900 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680
  50% $24,800 $28,350 $31,900 $35,400 $38,250
  60% $29,760 $34,020 $38,280 $42,480 $45,900
  80% $39,700 $45,350 $51,000 $56,650 $61,200
  100% $49,600 $56,700 $63,800 $70,800 $76,500
Oshkosh/Neenah            
  30% $17,000 $19,400 $21,850 $26,200 $30,680
  50% $28,300 $32,350 $36,400 $40,400 $43,650
  60% $33,960 $38,820 $43,680 $48,480 $52,380
  80% $45,300 $51,750 $58,200 $64,650 $69,850
  100% $56,600 $64,700 $72,800 $80,800 $87,300

 

To see the Complete 2020 Income Guidelines and HUD County Median Income (CMI) Guidelines please click HERE

Fair Market Rents (Effective 01/01/20) 
                                                           Bedroom Size:

    0 1 2 3 4
Fond du Lac   $565 $605 $773 $1030 $1,088
Green Lake   $465 $568 $714 $936 $1,254
Winnebago   $546 $616 $787 $1,057 $1,307

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