Iowa's Poverty Rate

Iowa's latest poverty rate (as of 2019) is 9.5%, the 3rd highest in all states. The average poverty rate in recent 10 years is 9.98%.

Year Poverty Rate Source
2019 9.5 [29]
2018 8.9 [29]
2017 9.1 [29]
2017 7.5 [29]
2016 9.8 [29]
2015 10.4 [29]
2014 10.3 [29]
2013 13.2 [29]
2013 10.8 [29]
2012 10.3 [29]
2011 10.4 [29]
2010 10.3 [29]
2009 10.7 [29]
2008 9.5 [29]
2007 8.9 [29]
2006 10.3 [29]
2005 11.3 [29]
2004 10.9 [29]
2003 8.9 [29]
2002 9.2 [29]
2001 7.4 [29]
2000 8.3 [29]
1999 7.4 [29]
1998 9.1 [29]
1997 9.6 [29]
1996 9.6 [29]
1995 12.2 [29]
1994 10.7 [29]
1993 10.3 [29]
1992 11.5 [29]
1991 9.6 [29]
1990 10.4 [29]
1989 10.3 [29]
1988 9.4 [29]
1987 14.5 [29]
1986 12.9 [29]
1985 17.9 [29]
1984 14.6 [29]
1983 16.7 [29]
1982 13.4 [29]
1981 13.1 [29]
1980 10.8 [29]

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