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
IowaPercent15.4%15.3%15.2%15.4%15.0%
ClintonPercent17.7%18.0%17.9%18.1%17.9%
Location Data Type 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
IowaPercent15.4%15.3%15.2%15.4%15.0%
ClintonPercent17.7%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
IowaPercent5.9%5.2%4.7%4.4%3.7%
ClintonPercent6.6%6.0%5.3%5.5%4.9%
Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
IowaPercent5.9%5.2%4.7%4.4%3.7%
ClintonPercent6.6%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
IowaPercent1.4%1.3%1.2%1.0%0.9%
ClintonPercent2.1%2.0%1.9%1.4%1.2%
Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
IowaPercent1.4%1.3%1.2%1.0%0.9%
ClintonPercent2.1%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
IowaPercent12.6%13.4%13.6%13.0%12.4%
ClintonPercent17.6%18.4%18.9%18.5%17.8%
Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
IowaPercent12.6%13.4%13.6%13.0%12.4%
ClintonPercent17.6%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
IowaPercent17.1%16.1%16.0%15.5%14.9%
ClintonPercent19.2%20.3%19.6%18.3%18.2%
Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
IowaPercent17.1%16.1%16.0%15.5%14.9%
ClintonPercent19.2%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
IowaPercent48.0%48.4%47.7%48.2%48.3%
ClintonPercent58.2%60.8%59.3%58.0%59.8%
Location Data Type 2007 - 2011 2008 - 2012 2009 - 2013 2010 - 2014 2011 - 2015
IowaPercent48.0%48.4%47.7%48.2%48.3%
ClintonPercent58.2%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
IowaPercent38.2%39.4%40.3%41.1%41.0%
ClintonPercent41.1%40.3%41.7%44.1%43.8%
Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
IowaPercent38.2%39.4%40.3%41.1%41.0%
ClintonPercent41.1%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
IowaPercent88.4%89.3%89.7%90.6%90.8%
ClintonPercent83.2%86.0%87.2%89.4%89.3%
Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
IowaPercent88.4%89.3%89.7%90.6%90.8%
ClintonPercent83.2%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
IowaPercent77.7%73.3%73.3%76.3%77.4%
ClintonPercent73.2%68.1%67.7%75.8%78.3%
Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
IowaPercent77.7%73.3%73.3%76.3%77.4%
ClintonPercent73.2%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
IowaPercent82.4%73.5%74.7%75.9%76.6%
ClintonPercent85.2%75.5%79.8%79.7%85.6%
Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
IowaPercent82.4%73.5%74.7%75.9%76.6%
ClintonPercent85.2%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
IowaPercent30.6%30.3%31.0%30.8%31.2%
ClintonPercent35.1%35.9%37.3%35.7%37.4%
Location Data Type 2010 2008 - 2012 2009 - 2013 2010 - 2014 2011 - 2015
IowaPercent30.6%30.3%31.0%30.8%31.2%
ClintonPercent35.1%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 birthweight (Percent)

Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
IowaPercent6.5%6.7%6.6%6.8%6.8%
ClintonPercent5.4%8.3%8.2%7.4%7.5%
Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
IowaPercent6.5%6.7%6.6%6.8%6.8%
ClintonPercent5.4%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
IowaPercent84.8%84.0%84.1%83.9%79.4%
ClintonPercent87.6%84.1%84.7%83.1%81.9%
Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
IowaPercent84.8%84.0%84.1%83.9%79.4%
ClintonPercent87.6%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
IowaPercent4.4%3.9%
ClintonPercent3.2%1.8%
Location Data Type 2008 - 2012 2011 - 2015
IowaPercent4.4%3.9%
ClintonPercent3.2%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
IowaRate4.75.34.24.83.7
ClintonRateNANA***
Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
IowaRate4.75.34.24.83.7
ClintonRateNANA***
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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
IowaRate1817151716
ClintonRateNANA*0*
Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
IowaRate1817151716
ClintonRateNANA*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
IowaPercent2.5%2.4%2.2%2.0%1.6%
ClintonPercent4.0%3.3%3.0%3.5%2.6%
Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
IowaPercent2.5%2.4%2.2%2.0%1.6%
ClintonPercent4.0%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
IowaRate5442383742
ClintonRateNA1250**
Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
IowaRate5442383742
ClintonRateNA1250**
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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
IowaPercent7.1%6.3%5.9%5.2%4.8%
ClintonPercent12.3%10.6%8.6%8.2%9.4%
Location Data Type 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
IowaPercent7.1%6.3%5.9%5.2%4.8%
ClintonPercent12.3%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
IowaPercent91.4%93.6%94.3%88.4%72.8%
ClintonPercent90.6%93.1%98.4%86.5%77.9%
Location Data Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
IowaPercent91.4%93.6%94.3%88.4%72.8%
ClintonPercent90.6%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
IowaPercent26.9%26.6%25.5%24.9%24.3%
ClintonPercent28.8%30.7%28.1%25.7%23.7%
Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
IowaPercent26.9%26.6%25.5%24.9%24.3%
ClintonPercent28.8%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
IowaRate16.116.117.010.211.4
ClintonRate24.828.122.916.423.8
Location Data Type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
IowaRate16.116.117.010.211.4
ClintonRate24.828.122.916.423.8
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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