Families with Children Under 18 Poverty Rates

families with children under 18 chart 1

  • Poverty rates for families with children under age 18 in Chisago and Washington Counties are less than the MN average.
  • Poverty rates for families with children under age 18 in Pierce, Polk, and St. Croix Counties are below the WI average.
  • Polk County has the highest poverty rate for families with children under 18.  

Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 3-year average, 2010-2012


families with children under 18 chart 2

  • Except for Chisago County, the poverty rate of families with children under age 18 has increased between 2007 and 2012.
  • The largest increases were in Polk County and Pierce County.

  Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 3-year averages

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