Thank you to everyone who took or passed along the survey.

Healthy coping skills and mental health were at the top of the list for household concerns for everyone. Those of low income chose these more frequently as great needs than those above 200% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL).

The survey made very evident that low-income households have greater areas of concern relating to employment, ability to pay utilities, debt, and ability to pay rent/mortgage. The rate at which these choices were selected by low income individuals superseded them being chosen by those of higher incomes by up to 20% more.

A full summary can be found here.

For questions or more details please contact Planning Director Rachel Albrecht at or 319-753-0193.

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