Special Report

Town With the Highest Poverty Rate in Every State

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Colorado: Las Animas
> Poverty rate: 41.0% (Colorado: 10.3%)
> Number of people living below poverty line: 893 (Colorado: 565,873)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 39.4% (Colorado: 7.5%)
> Median household income: $23,456 (Colorado: $72,331)

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Connecticut: Poquonock Bridge
> Poverty rate: 27.1% (Connecticut: 9.9%)
> Number of people living below poverty line: 568 (Connecticut: 344,146)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 43.6% (Connecticut: 11.9%)
> Median household income: $53,523 (Connecticut: $78,444)

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Delaware: Newport
> Poverty rate: 40.3% (Delaware: 11.8%)
> Number of people living below poverty line: 476 (Delaware: 109,400)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 24.2% (Delaware: 10.9%)
> Median household income: $36,071 (Delaware: $68,287)

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Florida: Pine Manor
> Poverty rate: 54.4% (Florida: 14.0%)
> Number of people living below poverty line: 2,668 (Florida: 2,870,487)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 30.3% (Florida: 13.6%)
> Median household income: $22,052 (Florida: $55,660)

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Georgia: Homerville
> Poverty rate: 55.2% (Georgia: 15.1%)
> Number of people living below poverty line: 1,289 (Georgia: 1,528,558)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 28.2% (Georgia: 12.8%)
> Median household income: $19,917 (Georgia: $58,700)