Cities With the Highest Poverty Rates

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28. El Centro, CA
> Poverty rate: 20.7%
> 2017 Unemployment: 19.1% (highest 10%)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 22.5% (highest 10%)
> Median household income: $47,211 (bottom 25%)

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27. Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH
> Poverty rate: 20.9%
> 2017 Unemployment: 5.6% (highest 25%)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 19.8% (highest 10%)
> Median household income: $40,646 (bottom 10%)

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26. Athens-Clarke County, GA
> Poverty rate: 21.0%
> 2017 Unemployment: 4.4%
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 10.5%
> Median household income: $46,521 (bottom 25%)

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25. El Paso, TX
> Poverty rate: 21.1%
> 2017 Unemployment: 4.6%
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 19.3% (highest 10%)
> Median household income: $44,416 (bottom 10%)

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24. Fresno, CA
> Poverty rate: 21.1%
> 2017 Unemployment: 8.5% (highest 10%)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 20.2% (highest 10%)
> Median household income: $51,800