Cities With the Highest Poverty Rates

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38. Beckley, WV
> Poverty rate: 20.0%
> 2017 Unemployment: 5.7% (highest 25%)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 19.7% (highest 10%)
> Median household income: $42,493 (bottom 10%)

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37. Alexandria, LA
> Poverty rate: 20.1%
> 2017 Unemployment: 5.7% (highest 25%)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 17.1% (highest 25%)
> Median household income: $40,585 (bottom 10%)

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36. Parkersburg-Vienna, WV
> Poverty rate: 20.1%
> 2017 Unemployment: 5.6% (highest 25%)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 15.9% (highest 25%)
> Median household income: $43,648 (bottom 10%)

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35. Manhattan, KS
> Poverty rate: 20.1%
> 2017 Unemployment: 3.0% (lowest 25%)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 4.8% (lowest 10%)
> Median household income: $50,698

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34. Sebring, FL
> Poverty rate: 20.2%
> 2017 Unemployment: 5.6% (highest 25%)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 15.9% (highest 25%)
> Median household income: $35,543 (bottom 10%)