(By Staff Reports/Chewelah Independent)
Here is what is considered low-income in Stevens County…
The Department of Housing and Urban Development laid guidelines out for 2017 on what is considered low-income in communities across the nation. For our very own Stevens County, for a single person if you make below $33,250 a year you’re considered low income.
That means anybody making less than $15.99 an hour in Stevens County is making low-income wages, according to HUD.
The median income for Stevens County is $54,400 a year. The median wage an hour in the county is $26.15.
For a family of four making less than $47,500 the low-income designation also applies by HUD. More