UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Housing Cost Burdened

2016 Cost Burdened Households 3

  • There is more than a 9% difference between the St Croix Valley county with the highest proportion of cost-burdened households (Burnett 34.9%) and the one with the least (Washington 25.8%).
  • Polk County and Burnett County are above the WI average, while Pierce County and St. Croix County are less.
  • The rate in Chisago County is above the MN average. Washington County is below the state average.

Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year average, 2011-2015

 2016 Cost Burdened Households 1

2016 Cost Burdened Households 2

  • As the US economy recovered from the Great Recession, the percentage of cost-burdened households has decreased in all counties.

Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year averages

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