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The City Hit Hardest by Extreme Poverty in Every State

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46. Virginia: Richmond
> Concentrated poverty rate: 10.1% of poor pop. (15,334 residents)
> Overall poverty rate: 12.4% (state: 11.2%)
> Neighborhoods with concentrated poverty: 11 out of 290
> Unemployment: 14.5% (poor neighborhoods) 6.2% (all other)

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47. Washington: Longview
> Concentrated poverty rate: 23.8% of poor pop. (4,097 residents)
> Overall poverty rate: 16.9% (state: 12.2%)
> Neighborhoods with concentrated poverty: 4 out of 24
> Unemployment: 12.9% (poor neighborhoods) 8.0% (all other)

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48. West Virginia: Huntington-Ashland
> Concentrated poverty rate: 14.2% of poor pop. (9,437 residents)
> Overall poverty rate: 18.8% (state: 17.8%)
> Neighborhoods with concentrated poverty: 8 out of 92
> Unemployment: 12.3% (poor neighborhoods) 6.5% (all other)

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49. Wisconsin: Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
> Concentrated poverty rate: 23.5% of poor pop. (52,706 residents)
> Overall poverty rate: 14.5% (state: 12.3%)
> Neighborhoods with concentrated poverty: 49 out of 422
> Unemployment: 15.1% (poor neighborhoods) 5.1% (all other)

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50. Wyoming: no metro area with concentrated poverty
> State poverty rate: 11.1%

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