Cities With the Highest Poverty Rates

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13. Bloomington, IN
> Poverty rate: 22.7%
> 2017 Unemployment: 3.7%
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 8.4% (lowest 25%)
> Median household income: $49,043

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12. Merced, CA
> Poverty rate: 23.8%
> 2017 Unemployment: 9.3% (highest 10%)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 19.9% (highest 10%)
> Median household income: $47,735 (bottom 25%)

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11. Shreveport-Bossier City, LA
> Poverty rate: 23.9%
> 2017 Unemployment: 5.5% (highest 25%)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 16.4% (highest 25%)
> Median household income: $38,627 (bottom 10%)

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10. Monroe, LA
> Poverty rate: 24.3%
> 2017 Unemployment: 5.3% (highest 25%)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 15.8% (highest 25%)
> Median household income: $39,610 (bottom 10%)

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9. College Station-Bryan, TX
> Poverty rate: 24.6%
> 2017 Unemployment: 3.2% (lowest 25%)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 11.5%
> Median household income: $45,515 (bottom 25%)