Polk County Youth Services

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Polk County Youth Services Contact Information

Address and Phone Number for Polk County Youth Services, a Child, Youth, and Family Services, at Hull Avenue, Des Moines IA.

Polk County Youth Services
1548 Hull Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa, 50316

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About the Polk County Youth Services

The Polk County Youth Services, located in Des Moines, IA, is an agency that offers programs and services for children in the Polk County area. Children and Family Services promotes the economic and social well-being of children, youth, and families. Under the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), the Children and Family Services Office also provides protective services.

You may contact Children and Family Services for questions about:
  • Des Moines Child, Youth, and Family Services programs
  • Child abuse and child welfare in Des Moines
  • Social services programs
  • Polk County adoptions, foster care, and group homes
  • SNAP Food Stamp program in Des Moines, IA

Polk County Children & Family Living Arrangement Statistics

Find Polk County Child Population by Age, Family Characteristics of Households with Children, Relationship of Child to Householder, Income of Households With Children, and School Enrollment of Children (Age 3 to 17). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Polk County Child Population by Age
 Polk CountyIowa
Under Age 320,029117,683
Age 3 to 414,04479,539
Age 56,51240,664
Age 6 to 819,535122,822
Age 9 to 1120,345124,708
Age 12 to 1419,698121,219
Age 15 to 1718,461120,356
Polk County Family Characteristics of Households with Children
 Polk CountyIowa
Children Living in Households118,577726,582
Children Living in Owner-Occupied Housing Units68.3%72.6%
Children Living in Renter-Occupied Housing Units31.7%27.4%
Children Living in Married-Couple Households79,420510,285
Children Living With Male Householder9,01661,898
Children Living With Female Householder29,405148,354
Unmarried Partner of Householder Present9.2%9.0%
Polk County Relationship of Child to Householder
 Polk CountyIowa
Own Child (Biological, Step, or Adopted)91.7%92.5%
Other Relatives1.7%1.3%
Foster Child or Other Unrelated Child1.6%2.1%
Polk County Income of Households With Children
 Polk CountyIowa
Median Income of Households with Children$80,925$74,449
Children Living in Households Receiving Public Assistance26.9%22.8%
Children Living in Households Below the Poverty Line15.2%14.1%
Children Living in Households At or Above the Poverty Line84.8%85.9%
Polk County School Enrollment of Children (Age 3 to 17)
 Polk CountyIowa
Children Not Enrolled in School (Total)9,61656,155
Children Enrolled in Public School89.0%88.9%
Children Enrolled in Private School11.0%11.1%

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