Special Report

Cities With The Lowest Poverty Rates

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22. Green Bay, WI
> Poverty rate: 8.3% (Wisconsin: 11.0%)
> 2018 unemployment: 2.8% (Wisconsin: 3.0%)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 7.3% (Wisconsin: 10.0%)
> Median household income: $61,400 (Wisconsin: $60,773)

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21. San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA
> Poverty rate: 8.3% (California: 12.8%)
> 2018 unemployment: 2.7% (California: 4.2%)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 5.1% (California: 8.5%)
> Median household income: $107,898 (California: $75,277)

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20. The Villages, FL
> Poverty rate: 8.2% (Florida: 13.6%)
> 2018 unemployment: 5.1% (Florida: 3.6%)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 4.7% (Florida: 13.8%)
> Median household income: $53,895 (Florida: $55,462)

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19. California-Lexington Park, MD
> Poverty rate: 8.2% (Maryland: 9.0%)
> 2018 unemployment: 3.8% (Maryland: 3.9%)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 5.9% (Maryland: 9.4%)
> Median household income: $92,250 (Maryland: $83,242)

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18. Fairbanks, AK
> Poverty rate: 8.1% (Alaska: 10.9%)
> 2018 unemployment: 5.8% (Alaska: 6.6%)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 5.3% (Alaska: 10.9%)
> Median household income: $75,448 (Alaska: $74,346)

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