UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Individual Poverty Rates

2016 Individual Poverty Rates 3

  • With the exception of Burnett County, individual poverty rates were lower in all St. Croix Valley Counties than their respective state averages.
  • The lowest individual poverty rates were in Washington County, Chisago County, and St. Croix County.

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


2016 Individual Poverty Rates 1

2016 Individual Poverty Rates 2

  • Surprisingly, the poverty rate for individuals has increased in Pierce, Polk and St. Croix Counties since 2009. The largest increase was in Polk County.
  • The individual poverty rate in Chisago County decreased and Washington County remained the same.

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

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