Communities by county

There are more than 30 United Ways in the state of Iowa, and they serve almost half of Iowa’s 99 counties. United Way of East Central Iowa’s service area is five counties: Benton, Cedar, Iowa, Jones, and Linn counties. We work to understand people we serve at the county, city, and neighborhood level and improve well-being in each area.

Click here to download PDF of Numbers Served by County 2015 Report

2014 County & City Data

Below is a breakdown of our communities by county. This gives us a better picture of where we should prioritize funding and what needs exist in our communities. The second chart is a breakdown of five cities within our five-county service area.


Source: U.S. Census Data, Quickfacts