Cities With the Highest Poverty Rates

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3. Laredo, TX
> Poverty rate: 28.0%
> 2017 Unemployment: 4.2%
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 28.0% (highest 10%)
> Median household income: $43,408 (bottom 10%)

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2. Las Cruces, NM
> Poverty rate: 28.1%
> 2017 Unemployment: 6.9% (highest 10%)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 26.4% (highest 10%)
> Median household income: $37,144 (bottom 10%)

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1. McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX
> Poverty rate: 30.0%
> 2017 Unemployment: 7.4% (highest 10%)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 30.5% (highest 10%)
> Median household income: $37,106 (bottom 10%)