Cities With the Highest Poverty Rates

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8. Visalia-Porterville, CA
> Poverty rate: 24.6%
> 2017 Unemployment: 10.4% (highest 10%)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 22.7% (highest 10%)
> Median household income: $46,266 (bottom 25%)

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7. Albany, GA
> Poverty rate: 24.7%
> 2017 Unemployment: 5.5% (highest 25%)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 24.1% (highest 10%)
> Median household income: $43,614 (bottom 10%)

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6. Farmington, NM
> Poverty rate: 24.8%
> 2017 Unemployment: 7.2% (highest 10%)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 21.2% (highest 10%)
> Median household income: $45,942 (bottom 25%)

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5. Valdosta, GA
> Poverty rate: 26.0%
> 2017 Unemployment: 4.7%
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 18.8% (highest 10%)
> Median household income: $40,391 (bottom 10%)

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4. Brownsville-Harlingen, TX
> Poverty rate: 27.9%
> 2017 Unemployment: 6.9% (highest 10%)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 22.8% (highest 10%)
> Median household income: $36,975 (bottom 10%)