Special Report

Cities With the Highest Poverty Rates

El Paso, Texas 2
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56. El Paso, TX
> Poverty rate: 20.1%
> July 2016 unemployment rate: 4.9%
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 22.0%
> Households with income under $10,000: 5.4%

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55. Hot Springs, AR
> Poverty rate: 20.1%
> July 2016 unemployment rate: 4.2%
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 10.4%
> Households with income under $10,000: 4.9%

Huntington, West Virginia
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54. Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH
> Poverty rate: 20.1%
> July 2016 unemployment rate: 5.8%
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 18.0%
> Households with income under $10,000: 6.9%

Corvallis, Oregon
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53. Corvallis, OR
> Poverty rate: 20.1%
> July 2016 unemployment rate: 4.6%
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 11.5%
> Households with income under $10,000: 3.7%

Pueblo riverwalk, Colorado
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52. Pueblo, CO
> Poverty rate: 20.1%
> July 2016 unemployment rate: 5.4%
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 20.3%
> Households with income under $10,000: 7.6%

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51. Burlington, NC
> Poverty rate: 20.1%
> July 2016 unemployment rate: 4.3%
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 17.0%
> Households with income under $10,000: 6.5%