United Way ALICE Report for Iowa

The ALICE Report for Iowa details the 25% of Iowa households who work, earn and pay taxes, but cannot meet a basic needs budget in the county in which they live. Combined with the 12% of Iowans who live below the Federal Poverty Level, the report shows 37% of Iowa households - over 450,000 - struggle to achieve financial stability.


Media Coverage of the 2018 United Way ALICE Report for Iowa

Nearly 40% of Iowans Can't Afford the Basics - And the Problem is Only Getting Worse Des Moines Register
More Than One-Third of Iowa Households Can't Meet Basic Needs Des Moines Business Record
Working Poor Calmar Courier
Report Says Nearly 40% of Iowans Can't Afford Basic Needs KCRG
Report: 37 Percent of Iowa Households Cannot Meet Basic Needs Cedar Rapids Gazette
Forty-One Percent of Black Hawk Households Can't Afford Basic Needs Waterloo-CF Courier
Report Indicates 450,000 Iowa Households Can't Afford Basic Necessities Radio Iowa
United Way Releases 2018 ALICE Report KXEL
Report: Almost 40 Percent of Iowa Households Struggled to Meet Basic Needs in 2016 Little Village Mag
Report Claims 37% of Iowa Households Struggle to Afford Basics North Iowa Today
Iowa Child Care is More Expensive Than Housing for Many Iowa Families Des Moines Register
Report: 38 Percent of Scott County Residents Can't Afford Basics Quad Cities Times
Report: 37 Percent of Iowans Cannot Afford Essentials Despite Thriving Economy KCCI
37% of Iowa Under ALICE Threshold KCAU
Report Finds 37 Percent of Iowans Can't Afford Basics Iowa Public Radio
Report: Iowans Struggle to Afford Basic Needs Sioux City Journal
More Muscatine Households Need Assistance Report Says Muscatine Journal
United Way Report Finds Small Increase in Story County Poverty Rate Ames Tribune
37 Percent of Employed Iowans Struggle to Afford Basics of Survival WHO-TV
Report: More Than One-Third of Iowa Households Unable to Afford State Cost of Living Mason City Globe Gazette
Local Households Struggle to Make Ends Meet Clinton Herald