The City Hit Hardest by Extreme Poverty in Every State

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11. Hawaii: Urban Honolulu
> Concentrated poverty rate: 2.1% of poor pop. (1,860 residents)
> Overall poverty rate: 9.1% (state: 10.3%)
> Neighborhoods with concentrated poverty: 3 out of 228
> Unemployment: 12.6% (poor neighborhoods) 4.7% (all other)

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12. Idaho: Pocatello
> Concentrated poverty rate: 8.9% of poor pop. (1,292 residents)
> Overall poverty rate: 17.6% (state: 14.5%)
> Neighborhoods with concentrated poverty: 1 out of 21
> Unemployment: 5.3% (poor neighborhoods) 6.4% (all other)

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13. Illinois: Decatur
> Concentrated poverty rate: 32.1% of poor pop. (5,541 residents)
> Overall poverty rate: 16.6% (state: 13.5%)
> Neighborhoods with concentrated poverty: 6 out of 34
> Unemployment: 19.8% (poor neighborhoods) 8.2% (all other)

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14. Indiana: Fort Wayne
> Concentrated poverty rate: 23.5% of poor pop. (13,944 residents)
> Overall poverty rate: 14.1% (state: 14.6%)
> Neighborhoods with concentrated poverty: 11 out of 108
> Unemployment: 13.1% (poor neighborhoods) 5.5% (all other)

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15. Iowa: Dubuque
> Concentrated poverty rate: 10.0% of poor pop. (1,109 residents)
> Overall poverty rate: 11.9% (state: 12.0%)
> Neighborhoods with concentrated poverty: 1 out of 26
> Unemployment: 4.0% (poor neighborhoods) 3.9% (all other)