Selected KIDS COUNT Indicators for County in Iowa

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Earned income tax credit (Percent)

Location Data Type 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Iowa
Percent
15.4%
15.3%
15.2%
15.4%
15.0%
Clinton
Percent
17.7%
18.0%
17.9%
18.1%
17.9%
Location Data Type 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Iowa
Percent
15.4%
15.3%
15.2%
15.4%
15.0%
Clinton
Percent
17.7%
18.0%
17.9%
18.1%
17.9%
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Definitions: Percentage of individual income tax filers who receive the Earned Income Tax Credit

Data Source: Internal Revenue Service

Unemployment (Percent)

Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Iowa
Percent
5.9%
5.2%
4.7%
4.4%
3.7%
Clinton
Percent
6.6%
6.0%
5.3%
5.5%
4.9%
Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Iowa
Percent
5.9%
5.2%
4.7%
4.4%
3.7%
Clinton
Percent
6.6%
6.0%
5.3%
5.5%
4.9%
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Definitions: Percentage of individuals age 16 and over who are in the labor force but unemployed during the year

Data Source: Iowa Workforce Development

Family investment program (Percent)

Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Iowa
Percent
1.4%
1.3%
1.2%
1.0%
0.9%
Clinton
Percent
2.1%
2.0%
1.9%
1.4%
1.2%
Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Iowa
Percent
1.4%
1.3%
1.2%
1.0%
0.9%
Clinton
Percent
2.1%
2.0%
1.9%
1.4%
1.2%
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Definitions: Percentage of individuals receiving Family Investment Program financial assistance during the year

Data Source: Iowa Department of Human Services

Food assistance (Percent)

Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Iowa
Percent
12.6%
13.4%
13.6%
13.0%
12.4%
Clinton
Percent
17.6%
18.4%
18.9%
18.5%
17.8%
Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Iowa
Percent
12.6%
13.4%
13.6%
13.0%
12.4%
Clinton
Percent
17.6%
18.4%
18.9%
18.5%
17.8%
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Definitions: Percentage of individuals receiving financial assistance for food during the year (nationally known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP)

Data Source: Iowa Department of Human Services

Child poverty (Percent)

Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Iowa
Percent
17.1%
16.1%
16.0%
15.5%
14.9%
Clinton
Percent
19.2%
20.3%
19.6%
18.3%
18.2%
Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Iowa
Percent
17.1%
16.1%
16.0%
15.5%
14.9%
Clinton
Percent
19.2%
20.3%
19.6%
18.3%
18.2%
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Definitions: Percentage of children age 0-17 who live below the poverty level during the year

Data Source: United States Census Bureau

Preschool (Percent)

Location Data Type 2007 - 2011 2008 - 2012 2009 - 2013 2010 - 2014 2011 - 2015
Iowa
Percent
48.0%
48.4%
47.7%
48.2%
48.3%
Clinton
Percent
58.2%
60.8%
59.3%
58.0%
59.8%
Location Data Type 2007 - 2011 2008 - 2012 2009 - 2013 2010 - 2014 2011 - 2015
Iowa
Percent
48.0%
48.4%
47.7%
48.2%
48.3%
Clinton
Percent
58.2%
60.8%
59.3%
58.0%
59.8%
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Definitions: Percentage of children age 3-4 enrolled in preschool

Data Source: United States Census Bureau

Free or reduced-price lunch eligibility (Percent)

Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Iowa
Percent
38.2%
39.4%
40.3%
41.1%
41.0%
Clinton
Percent
41.1%
40.3%
41.7%
44.1%
43.8%
Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Iowa
Percent
38.2%
39.4%
40.3%
41.1%
41.0%
Clinton
Percent
41.1%
40.3%
41.7%
44.1%
43.8%
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Definitions: Percentage of students who are eligible for free or reduced-price lunches during the school year

Data Source: Iowa Department of Education

Footnotes: Year presented represents the end of the school year

High school graduation (Percent)

Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Iowa
Percent
88.4%
89.3%
89.7%
90.6%
90.8%
Clinton
Percent
83.2%
86.0%
87.2%
89.4%
89.3%
Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Iowa
Percent
88.4%
89.3%
89.7%
90.6%
90.8%
Clinton
Percent
83.2%
86.0%
87.2%
89.4%
89.3%
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Definitions: Percentage of public school students entering ninth grade who graduate with their class four years later

Data Source: Iowa Department of Education

Footnotes: Year presented represents the end of the school year

Student math test scores - 8th grade (Percent)

Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Iowa
Percent
77.7%
73.3%
73.3%
76.3%
77.4%
Clinton
Percent
73.2%
68.1%
67.7%
75.8%
78.3%
Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Iowa
Percent
77.7%
73.3%
73.3%
76.3%
77.4%
Clinton
Percent
73.2%
68.1%
67.7%
75.8%
78.3%
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Definitions: Percentage of students who are proficient in math on the Iowa Tests of Basic Skills and Iowa Alternate Assessment

Data Source: Iowa Department of Education

Footnotes: Year presented represents the end of the school year

Student reading test scores - 4th grade (Percent)

Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Iowa
Percent
82.4%
73.5%
74.7%
75.9%
76.6%
Clinton
Percent
85.2%
75.5%
79.8%
79.7%
85.6%
Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Iowa
Percent
82.4%
73.5%
74.7%
75.9%
76.6%
Clinton
Percent
85.2%
75.5%
79.8%
79.7%
85.6%
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Definitions: Percentage of students who are proficient in reading on the Iowa Tests of Basic Skills and Iowa Alternate Assessment

Data Source: Iowa Department of Education

Footnotes: Year presented represents the end of the school year

Single parent families (Percent)

Location Data Type 2010 2008 - 2012 2009 - 2013 2010 - 2014 2011 - 2015
Iowa
Percent
30.6%
30.3%
31.0%
30.8%
31.2%
Clinton
Percent
35.1%
35.9%
37.3%
35.7%
37.4%
Location Data Type 2010 2008 - 2012 2009 - 2013 2010 - 2014 2011 - 2015
Iowa
Percent
30.6%
30.3%
31.0%
30.8%
31.2%
Clinton
Percent
35.1%
35.9%
37.3%
35.7%
37.4%
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Definitions: Percentage of families with children that are headed by a single parent

Data Source: United States Census Bureau

Low birth-weight (Percent)

Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Iowa
Percent
6.5%
6.7%
6.6%
6.8%
6.8%
Clinton
Percent
5.4%
8.3%
8.2%
7.4%
7.5%
Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Iowa
Percent
6.5%
6.7%
6.6%
6.8%
6.8%
Clinton
Percent
5.4%
8.3%
8.2%
7.4%
7.5%
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Definitions: Percentage of live births weighing at less than 5.5 pounds at the time of birth

Data Source: Iowa Department of Public Health

Footnotes: NA - rate is not available as incidences of three or less have been suppressed to protect confidentiality
* - rate is not available as incidences of five or less have been suppressed to protect confidentiality

Prenatal care (Percent)

Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Iowa
Percent
84.8%
84.0%
84.1%
83.9%
79.4%
Clinton
Percent
87.6%
84.1%
84.7%
83.1%
81.9%
Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Iowa
Percent
84.8%
84.0%
84.1%
83.9%
79.4%
Clinton
Percent
87.6%
84.1%
84.7%
83.1%
81.9%
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Definitions: Percentage of live births where the mother began prenatal care during the first trimester of pregnancy

Data Source: Iowa Department of Public Health

Uninsured Children (Percent)

Location Data Type 2008 - 2012 2011 - 2015
Iowa
Percent
4.4%
3.9%
Clinton
Percent
3.2%
1.8%
Location Data Type 2008 - 2012 2011 - 2015
Iowa
Percent
4.4%
3.9%
Clinton
Percent
3.2%
1.8%
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Definitions: Percentage of children age 0-17 who are not covered by health insurance during the year

Data Source: United States Census Bureau

Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births) (Rate)

Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Iowa
Rate
4.7
5.3
4.2
4.8
3.7
Clinton
Rate
NA
NA
*
*
*
Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Iowa
Rate
4.7
5.3
4.2
4.8
3.7
Clinton
Rate
NA
NA
*
*
*
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Definitions: Rate of death of infants before age one

Data Source: Iowa Department of Public Health

Footnotes: NA - rate is not available as incidences of three or less have been suppressed to protect confidentiality
* - rate is not available as incidences of five or less have been suppressed to protect confidentiality

Child deaths (per 100,000 children, age 1-14) (Rate)

Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Iowa
Rate
18
17
15
17
16
Clinton
Rate
NA
NA
*
0
*
Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Iowa
Rate
18
17
15
17
16
Clinton
Rate
NA
NA
*
0
*
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Definitions: Rate of death of children

Data Source: Iowa Department of Public Health

Footnotes: NA - rate is not available as incidences of three or less have been suppressed to protect confidentiality
* - rate is not available as incidences of five or less have been suppressed to protect confidentiality

Teen births (Percent)

Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Iowa
Percent
2.5%
2.4%
2.2%
2.0%
1.6%
Clinton
Percent
4.0%
3.3%
3.0%
3.5%
2.6%
Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Iowa
Percent
2.5%
2.4%
2.2%
2.0%
1.6%
Clinton
Percent
4.0%
3.3%
3.0%
3.5%
2.6%
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Definitions: Percentage of females age 15-19 giving birth

Data Source: Iowa Department of Public Health

Footnotes: NA - rate is not available as incidences of three or less have been suppressed to protect confidentiality
* - rate is not available as incidences of five or less have been suppressed to protect confidentiality

Teen deaths (per 100,000 teens, age 15-19) (Rate)

Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Iowa
Rate
54
42
38
37
42
Clinton
Rate
NA
125
0
*
*
Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Iowa
Rate
54
42
38
37
42
Clinton
Rate
NA
125
0
*
*
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Definitions: Rate of death of teens

Data Source: Iowa Department of Public Health

Footnotes: NA - rate is not available as incidences of three or less have been suppressed to protect confidentiality
* - rate is not available as incidences of five or less have been suppressed to protect confidentiality

Teen unmarried births (Percent)

Location Data Type 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Iowa
Percent
7.1%
6.3%
5.9%
5.2%
4.8%
Clinton
Percent
12.3%
10.6%
8.6%
8.2%
9.4%
Location Data Type 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Iowa
Percent
7.1%
6.3%
5.9%
5.2%
4.8%
Clinton
Percent
12.3%
10.6%
8.6%
8.2%
9.4%
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Definitions: Percentage of live births that are to unmarried teens

Data Source: Iowa Department of Public Health

Footnotes: NA - rate is not available as incidences of three or less have been suppressed to protect confidentiality
* - rate is not available as incidences of five or less have been suppressed to protect confidentiality

Child immunization (Percent)

Location Data Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Iowa
Percent
91.4%
93.6%
94.3%
88.4%
72.8%
Clinton
Percent
90.6%
93.1%
98.4%
86.5%
77.9%
Location Data Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Iowa
Percent
91.4%
93.6%
94.3%
88.4%
72.8%
Clinton
Percent
90.6%
93.1%
98.4%
86.5%
77.9%
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Definitions: Percentage of assessments conducted at public sector clinics where the children were fully immunized at age 24 months

Data Source: Iowa Department of Public Health

Children receiving WIC (Percent)

Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Iowa
Percent
26.9%
26.6%
25.5%
24.9%
24.3%
Clinton
Percent
28.8%
30.7%
28.1%
25.7%
23.7%
Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Iowa
Percent
26.9%
26.6%
25.5%
24.9%
24.3%
Clinton
Percent
28.8%
30.7%
28.1%
25.7%
23.7%
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Definitions: Percentage of children age 0-4 who are receiving services through the Women, Infants and Children Program

Data Source: Iowa Department of Public Health

Child abuse and neglect (per 1,000 children, age 0-17) (Rate)

Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Iowa
Rate
16.1
16.1
17.0
10.2
11.4
Clinton
Rate
24.8
28.1
22.9
16.4
23.8
Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Iowa
Rate
16.1
16.1
17.0
10.2
11.4
Clinton
Rate
24.8
28.1
22.9
16.4
23.8
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Definitions: Rate of children who are confirmed to have been abused or neglected during the year

Data Source: Iowa Department of Human Services