Special Report

Cities With the Lowest Poverty Rates

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5. Appleton, WI
> Poverty rate: 6.9%
> 2017 unemployment: 3.0% (bottom 25%)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 6.6% (bottom 10%)
> Median household income: $65,990 (top 25%)

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4. Sioux Falls, SD
> Poverty rate: 6.8%
> 2017 unemployment: 2.8% (bottom 10%)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 6.5% (bottom 10%)
> Median household income: $64,882 (top 25%)

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3. Barnstable Town, MA
> Poverty rate: 6.8%
> 2017 unemployment: 4.4%
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 5.7% (bottom 10%)
> Median household income: $71,235 (top 10%)

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2. Fairbanks, AK
> Poverty rate: 6.0%
> 2017 unemployment: 6.3% (top 10%)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 6.5% (bottom 10%)
> Median household income: $76,747 (top 10%)

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1. Napa, CA
> Poverty rate: 5.6%
> 2017 unemployment: 3.7%
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 3.3% (bottom 10%)
> Median household income: $86,562 (top 10%)