UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Families with Children Under 18 Poverty Rates

2016 Families with Children Poverty Rates 3

  • Poverty rates for families with children under age 18 are lower than their respective state averages in all St. Croix Valley counties except in Burnett County.
  • Burnett County is well above the WI average and has more than six-times the rate of Chisago County.

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


2016 Families with Children Poverty Rates 1

2016 Families with Children Poverty Rates 2

  • The poverty rate of families with children under age 18 has increased between 2009 and 2015 in Pierce and Polk Counties. The largest increase was in Pierce County.
  • The rate in Chisago County decreased.
  • The rate has remained essentially unchanged in St. Croix and Washington Counties.

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

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