The City Hit Hardest by Extreme Poverty in Every State

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16. Kansas: Wichita
> Concentrated poverty rate: 9.7% of poor pop. (8,500 residents)
> Overall poverty rate: 13.9% (state: 12.8%)
> Neighborhoods with concentrated poverty: 7 out of 152
> Unemployment: 15.9% (poor neighborhoods) 5.1% (all other)

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17. Kentucky: Bowling Green
> Concentrated poverty rate: 23.8% of poor pop. (7,176 residents)
> Overall poverty rate: 18.7% (state: 18.3%)
> Neighborhoods with concentrated poverty: 5 out of 37
> Unemployment: 6.7% (poor neighborhoods) 5.6% (all other)

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18. Louisiana: Monroe
> Concentrated poverty rate: 35.4% of poor pop. (14,598 residents)
> Overall poverty rate: 24.2% (state: 19.6%)
> Neighborhoods with concentrated poverty: 11 out of 44
> Unemployment: 15.5% (poor neighborhoods) 5.5% (all other)

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19. Maine: Bangor
> Concentrated poverty rate: 19.0% of poor pop. (4,393 residents)
> Overall poverty rate: 15.9% (state: 12.9%)
> Neighborhoods with concentrated poverty: 2 out of 45
> Unemployment: 11.6% (poor neighborhoods) 6.1% (all other)

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20. Maryland: Baltimore-Columbia-Towson
> Concentrated poverty rate: 8.8% of poor pop. (25,232 residents)
> Overall poverty rate: 10.5% (state: 9.7%)
> Neighborhoods with concentrated poverty: 26 out of 668
> Unemployment: 13.3% (poor neighborhoods) 6.1% (all other)