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Source: U.S. Census Bureau
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Data revised: 01/03/2013
Next scheduled revision: 12/31/2013
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County Poverty Estimates - 2011
County All Ages Under 18 5 to 17
  Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Statewide 376,300 12.7% 121,250 17.1% 78,963 15.4%
Adair  824 11.2% 252 15.3% 166 13.2%
Adams  530 13.4% 180 21.7% 123 20.6%
Allamakee  2,096 15.1% 743 23.4% 474 21.0%
Appanoose  2,063 16.3% 700 25.2% 469 23.7%
Audubon  579 9.8% 198 15.7% 128 13.6%
Benton  2,331 9.0% 768 12.0% 509 10.6%
Black Hawk  20,634 16.4% 5,642 20.5% 3,471 18.0%
Boone  2,530 9.9% 756 12.8% 500 11.4%
Bremer  1,709 7.6% 417 7.9% 279 7.1%
Buchanan  2,221 10.8% 970 17.9% 639 16.5%
Buena Vista  2,097 10.9% 826 16.6% 564 16.0%
Butler  1,435 9.8% 483 13.9% 323 13.0%
Calhoun  1,145 12.1% 348 17.1% 229 15.3%
Carroll  1,938 9.5% 599 12.0% 402 11.3%
Cass  1,815 13.4% 633 20.7% 427 19.5%
Cedar  1,460 8.1% 489 11.2% 329 10.1%
Cerro Gordo  5,780 13.5% 1,670 18.2% 1037 15.5%
Cherokee  1190 10.2% 384 15.5% 249 13.8%
Chickasaw  1,210 9.9% 406 13.8% 270 12.5%
Clarke  1184 12.9% 444 19.4% 291 18.0%
Clay  1,745 10.7% 637 17.0% 411 15.2%
Clayton  2,277 12.9% 820 20.5% 533 18.0%
Clinton  6,540 13.6% 2,149 19.2% 1,431 17.5%
Crawford  2,259 13.3% 839 18.6% 529 16.7%
Dallas  4,309 6.3% 1,591 8.0% 1029 7.4%
Davis  1,455 16.8% 710 28.1% 500 27.9%
Decatur  1,628 21.4% 553 30.1% 373 27.9%
Delaware  1,827 10.5% 630 14.7% 417 12.9%
Des Moines  6,072 15.4% 2,180 24.1% 1,412 21.8%
Dickinson  1,311 7.9% 395 12.4% 261 11.0%
Dubuque  9,260 10.2% 2,869 13.1% 1,861 11.7%
Emmet  1,121 11.8% 394 18.1% 266 17.1%
Fayette  2,490 12.3% 846 18.5% 561 17.1%
Floyd  1,902 12.1% 650 17.5% 403 14.8%
Franklin  1,285 12.2% 478 19.2% 336 18.5%
Fremont  850 11.8% 286 17.6% 192 16.5%
Greene  1317 14.4% 450 21.5% 298 19.0%
Grundy  779 6.4% 245 8.4% 160 7.5%
Guthrie  1,111 10.4% 357 14.4% 240 12.7%
Hamilton  1,595 10.4% 569 15.8% 387 14.3%
Hancock  930 8.4% 355 13.7% 236 12.1%
Hardin  1,974 12.0% 678 18.0% 455 16.4%
Harrison  1,477 10.2% 488 14.2% 316 12.6%
Henry  2,577 13.8% 877 19.5% 580 17.4%
Howard  1,156 12.3% 469 19.9% 319 19.0%
Humboldt  934 9.7% 341 15.6% 228 14.3%
Ida  836 12.0% 294 17.4% 198 16.8%
Iowa  1,173 7.3% 360 9.4% 233 8.2%
Jackson  2,184 11.2% 718 16.3% 502 15.2%
Jasper  3,774 10.8% 1163 14.4% 776 12.8%
Jefferson  2,661 17.4% 681 23.1% 451 20.5%
Johnson  21,986 17.5% 4,068 15.9% 2,721 15.5%
Jones  1,998 10.4% 630 14.2% 415 12.6%
Keokuk  1,239 12.1% 417 17.9% 276 15.9%
Kossuth  1,619 10.7% 508 15.0% 326 12.9%
Lee  5,255 15.5% 1,828 24.1% 1226 22.5%
Linn  22,076 10.6% 7,007 13.8% 4,501 12.2%
Louisa  1,376 12.3% 506 17.9% 343 16.0%
Lucas  1,530 17.5% 535 25.7% 353 22.8%
Lyon  1034 9.0% 404 12.6% 280 12.2%
Madison  1,348 8.7% 471 11.3% 312 10.1%
Mahaska  2,979 13.6% 958 17.9% 632 16.3%
Marion  3,161 10.0% 1000 12.3% 667 11.2%
Marshall  5,303 13.4% 2,078 20.4% 1,380 18.9%
Mills  1,420 9.8% 512 13.9% 330 11.9%
Mitchell  1082 10.3% 403 15.7% 265 13.7%
Monona  1,065 11.8% 403 20.3% 277 18.5%
Monroe  934 11.8% 347 18.3% 238 17.2%
Montgomery  1,496 14.4% 515 21.4% 351 19.4%
Muscatine  5,644 13.4% 2,240 20.6% 1418 18.3%
O'Brien  1,228 8.8% 412 12.7% 271 11.3%
Osceola  605 9.7% 207 14.8% 141 13.6%
Page  2,308 15.9% 806 24.8% 520 22.3%
Palo Alto  1,027 11.4% 297 14.6% 188 13.0%
Plymouth  1,809 7.4% 636 10.2% 425 9.2%
Pocahontas  872 12.5% 279 18.8% 185 16.9%
Polk  53,570 12.5% 19,167 17.5% 12,592 16.4%
Pottawattamie  13,205 14.5% 4,642 21.2% 2,972 19.0%
Poweshiek  1,981 11.5% 584 15.2% 387 13.7%
Ringgold  692 14.0% 322 26.7% 215 24.1%
Sac  947 9.5% 328 14.7% 214 12.8%
Scott  22,515 13.8% 8,194 20.6% 5,575 19.4%
Shelby  1,113 9.5% 343 12.6% 227 11.0%
Sioux  2,823 9.0% 987 10.9% 616 9.6%
Story  17,394 21.3% 1,951 12.7% 1229 11.5%
Tama  1,887 10.9% 714 16.5% 473 14.4%
Taylor  831 13.4% 268 18.5% 182 16.8%
Union  1,778 14.5% 645 22.2% 418 20.2%
Van Buren  1,211 16.3% 484 27.5% 330 26.3%
Wapello  6,504 18.9% 2,085 26.4% 1347 24.1%
Warren  2,905 6.5% 1074 9.1% 707 7.9%
Washington  2,440 11.4% 954 17.8% 614 15.5%
Wayne  1,069 17.2% 404 27.7% 276 26.3%
Webster  5,399 15.4% 1,633 20.2% 1039 17.7%
Winnebago  1,082 10.5% 353 15.6% 235 13.9%
Winneshiek  1,998 10.7% 528 12.8% 354 11.4%
Woodbury  16,658 16.7% 6,349 23.9% 3,615 19.3%
Worth  816 11.0% 255 15.1% 168 13.2%
Wright  1,513 11.8% 537 18.1% 364 17.0%
source:  US Census Bureau (www.census.gov)
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