Cities With the Highest Poverty Rates

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23. Goldsboro, NC
> Poverty rate: 21.2%
> 2017 Unemployment: 5.1%
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 19.0% (highest 10%)
> Median household income: $44,347 (bottom 10%)

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22. Gainesville, FL
> Poverty rate: 21.2%
> 2017 Unemployment: 3.7%
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 10.6%
> Median household income: $44,548 (bottom 10%)

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21. Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA
> Poverty rate: 21.2%
> 2017 Unemployment: 4.3%
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 7.3% (lowest 25%)
> Median household income: $52,075

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20. Bakersfield, CA
> Poverty rate: 21.4%
> 2017 Unemployment: 9.2% (highest 10%)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 16.0% (highest 25%)
> Median household income: $49,854

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19. Hattiesburg, MS
> Poverty rate: 21.6%
> 2017 Unemployment: 4.5%
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 15.6% (highest 25%)
> Median household income: $46,167 (bottom 25%)