UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Family Poverty Rates

2016 Family Poverty Rates

  • The family poverty rate in St. Croix Valley Counties was lower than their respective state averages except in Burnett County.
  • Burnett County had the highest overall family poverty rate among the St. Croix Valley counties;  more than three times the rate in Chisago County, which had the lowest family poverty rate.

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


2016 Family Poverty Rates 1

2016 Family Poverty Rates 2

  • Despite the economic recovery, the percentage of families below the poverty line has increased between 2009 and 2015 in all St. Croix Valley counties except Chisago and St. Croix Counties.
  • The largest increase was in Pierce County. Chisago County had the largest decrease.

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

View spreadsheet