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Demographic Data Report for Iowa by County
Poverty: Persons below poverty
All Ages, All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes
2015-2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Data
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Rank within US
(of 3146 counties)
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United States 13.4 42,510,843 N/A
Iowa 11.5 348,122 18 of 52
Polk County 10.4 48,969 743
Johnson County 18.1 25,469 2,305
Linn County 10.2 22,272 710
Scott County 12.1 20,389 1,104
Black Hawk County 15.8 20,129 1,913
Story County 20.9 18,022 2,657
Woodbury County 12.7 12,649 1,252
Dubuque County 11.4 10,646 952
Pottawattamie County 10.7 9,765 811
Des Moines County 16.1 6,214 1,968
Clinton County 13.1 5,988 1,326
Wapello County 14.9 5,132 1,734
Lee County 14.2 4,658 1,572
Marshall County 12.0 4,651 1,098
Webster County 13.7 4,629 1,475
Dallas County 5.2 4,521 56
Cerro Gordo County 10.1 4,252 694
Muscatine County 9.6 4,054 586
Warren County 8.2 3,933 328
Jasper County 9.0 3,186 470
Crawford County 17.7 2,978 2,246
Mahaska County 13.7 2,949 1,458
Jackson County 13.1 2,500 1,333
Marion County 7.8 2,466 277
Buena Vista County 12.9 2,462 1,302
Floyd County 14.5 2,258 1,628
Plymouth County 9.1 2,243 484
Benton County 8.8 2,216 430
Fayette County 11.4 2,173 943
Appanoose County 17.7 2,170 2,236
Washington County 9.9 2,140 629
Jefferson County 12.1 2,087 1,115
Sioux County 6.3 2,047 127
Clayton County 11.5 1,993 982
Tama County 12.0 1,975 1,075
Boone County 7.6 1,973 251
Henry County 10.7 1,972 808
Buchanan County 8.7 1,812 406
Cass County 13.8 1,776 1,499
Jones County 9.0 1,755 472
Bremer County 7.4 1,725 220
Clay County 10.9 1,723 837
Union County 14.2 1,720 1,582
Carroll County 8.6 1,707 387
Poweshiek County 9.9 1,654 654
Page County 11.4 1,619 961
Kossuth County 10.9 1,602 846
Hardin County 9.6 1,564 592
Delaware County 9.2 1,559 509
Winneshiek County 8.2 1,480 339
Butler County 10.3 1,479 726
Allamakee County 11.0 1,478 861
Wright County 11.7 1,461 1,015
Hamilton County 9.8 1,452 621
O'Brien County 10.7 1,440 801
Dickinson County 8.2 1,392 341
Iowa County 8.7 1,388 416
Franklin County 13.6 1,362 1,454
Harrison County 9.8 1,351 617
Decatur County 18.4 1,331 2,357
Cedar County 6.9 1,256 178
Monona County 14.6 1,242 1,652
Mills County 8.3 1,234 354
Humboldt County 13.0 1,225 1,314
Cherokee County 11.1 1,201 884
Montgomery County 12.0 1,180 1,079
Clarke County 12.9 1,177 1,298
Calhoun County 12.6 1,133 1,235
Louisa County 10.1 1,120 692
Wayne County 17.2 1,086 2,163
Hancock County 10.0 1,063 670
Emmet County 12.4 1,055 1,194
Keokuk County 9.9 995 650
Lucas County 11.8 991 1,050
Sac County 9.9 947 634
Guthrie County 8.7 914 403
Shelby County 8.0 908 305
Van Buren County 12.8 906 1,278
Winnebago County 9.0 884 452
Davis County 9.9 868 639
Howard County 9.0 810 464
Monroe County 10.5 809 773
Madison County 5.0 795 46
Chickasaw County 6.7 793 154
Adair County 10.9 754 844
Osceola County 12.5 745 1,226
Greene County 8.3 731 348
Fremont County 10.6 714 781
Pocahontas County 10.7 713 813
Mitchell County 6.9 710 168
Grundy County 5.6 677 78
Ida County 9.6 648 581
Audubon County 11.7 632 1,012
Worth County 8.6 627 394
Taylor County 10.0 606 672
Palo Alto County 6.4 554 136
Lyon County 4.6 538 28
Adams County 14.1 508 1,554
Ringgold County 8.7 413 408
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 10/23/2021 11:35 am.
Source: Demographic data provided by the Census Bureau and the American Community Survey.
For more information about Poverty: Persons below poverty, see the dictionary.
Health Service Areas are a single county or cluster of contiguous counties which are relatively self-contained with respect to hospital care. For more detailed information, please see Health Service Area information page. Puerto Rico is being treated as a Health Service Area for this data presentation.
Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.

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