Family Poverty Rates

 Family Poverty Rates Chart 1

  • The family poverty rate in all St. Croix Valley Counties was lower than their respective state averages.
  • Polk County had the highest overall family poverty rate among the St. Croix Valley counties, and Washington County had the lowest family poverty rate. 

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


Family Poverty Rates Chart 2

  • Except in Chisago County, the percentage of families below the poverty line has increased 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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