Special Report

Cities With The Lowest Poverty Rates

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17. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO
> Poverty rate: 8.0% (Colorado: 9.6%)
> 2018 unemployment: 3.2% (Colorado: 3.3%)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 5.9% (Colorado: 7.2%)
> Median household income: $79,478 (Colorado: $71,953)

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16. Casper, WY
> Poverty rate: 7.9% (Wyoming: 11.1%)
> 2018 unemployment: 4.6% (Wyoming: 4.1%)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 4.9% (Wyoming: 5.0%)
> Median household income: $64,833 (Wyoming: $61,584)

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15. Bismarck, ND
> Poverty rate: 7.9% (North Dakota: 10.7%)
> 2018 unemployment: 2.8% (North Dakota: 2.6%)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 7.6% (North Dakota: 7.0%)
> Median household income: $70,550 (North Dakota: $63,837)

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14. Urban Honolulu, HI
> Poverty rate: 7.8% (Hawaii: 8.8%)
> 2018 unemployment: 2.3% (Hawaii: 2.4%)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 8.3% (Hawaii: 10.0%)
> Median household income: $84,423 (Hawaii: $80,212)

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13. Lancaster, PA
> Poverty rate: 7.6% (Pennsylvania: 12.2%)
> 2018 unemployment: 3.4% (Pennsylvania: 4.3%)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 8.6% (Pennsylvania: 13.4%)
> Median household income: $66,277 (Pennsylvania: $60,905)

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