Special Report

Cities With the Lowest Poverty Rates

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24. Bismarck, ND
> Poverty rate: 9.2% (tied)
> 2016 unemployment rate: 2.9%
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 4.6%
> Households with income under $10,000: 5.8%
> Median household income: $65,527

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23. Salt Lake City, UT
> Poverty rate: 9.1% (tied)
> 2016 unemployment rate: 3.2%
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 6.9%
> Households with income under $10,000: 4.0%
> Median household income: $68,196

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22. Portland-South Portland, ME
> Poverty rate: 9.1% (tied)
> 2016 unemployment rate: 3.0%
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 10.1%
> Households with income under $10,000: 5.2%
> Median household income: $63,422

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21. Norwich-New London, CT
> Poverty rate: 9.0%
> 2016 unemployment rate: 5.2%
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 11.4%
> Households with income under $10,000: 4.7%
> Median household income: $70,699

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20. Sioux Falls, SD
> Poverty rate: 8.9%
> 2016 unemployment rate: 2.3%
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 7.6%
> Households with income under $10,000: 4.5%
> Median household income: $63,931