Special Report

Cities With The Lowest Poverty Rates

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12. Barnstable Town, MA
> Poverty rate: 7.6% (Massachusetts: 10.0%)
> 2018 unemployment: 4.1% (Massachusetts: 3.3%)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 6.5% (Massachusetts: 11.5%)
> Median household income: $68,902 (Massachusetts: $79,835)

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11. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
> Poverty rate: 7.6%
> 2018 unemployment: 3.3%
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 6.5%
> Median household income: $102,180

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10. Manchester-Nashua, NH
> Poverty rate: 7.5% (New Hampshire: 7.6%)
> 2018 unemployment: 2.4% (New Hampshire: 2.5%)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 7.4% (New Hampshire: 6.7%)
> Median household income: $78,978 (New Hampshire: $74,991)

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9. Gettysburg, PA
> Poverty rate: 7.3% (Pennsylvania: 12.2%)
> 2018 unemployment: 3.3% (Pennsylvania: 4.3%)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 7.1% (Pennsylvania: 13.4%)
> Median household income: $62,284 (Pennsylvania: $60,905)

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8. Vallejo-Fairfield, CA
> Poverty rate: 7.3% (California: 12.8%)
> 2018 unemployment: 3.9% (California: 4.2%)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 7.2% (California: 8.5%)
> Median household income: $84,395 (California: $75,277)

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