Special Report

Cities With The Lowest Poverty Rates

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7. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA
> Poverty rate: 7.2% (California: 12.8%)
> 2018 unemployment: 2.7% (California: 4.2%)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 4.2% (California: 8.5%)
> Median household income: $124,696 (California: $75,277)

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6. Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI
> Poverty rate: 7.1% (Hawaii: 8.8%)
> 2018 unemployment: 2.4% (Hawaii: 2.4%)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 8.4% (Hawaii: 10.0%)
> Median household income: $82,917 (Hawaii: $80,212)

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5. Wausau, WI
> Poverty rate: 7.0% (Wisconsin: 11.0%)
> 2018 unemployment: 2.7% (Wisconsin: 3.0%)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 7.5% (Wisconsin: 10.0%)
> Median household income: $62,890 (Wisconsin: $60,773)

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4. Appleton, WI
> Poverty rate: 6.9% (Wisconsin: 11.0%)
> 2018 unemployment: 2.7% (Wisconsin: 3.0%)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 6.0% (Wisconsin: 10.0%)
> Median household income: $65,826 (Wisconsin: $60,773)

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3. Ogden-Clearfield, UT
> Poverty rate: 6.7% (Utah: 9.0%)
> 2018 unemployment: 3.2% (Utah: 3.1%)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 5.9% (Utah: 6.5%)
> Median household income: $76,653 (Utah: $71,414)

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