Special Report

The City Where Most People Live Below the Poverty Line in Every State

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Montana: Bozeman
> Poverty rate: 17.8% (Montana: 13.1%)
> Number of people living below poverty line: 7,687 (Montana: 134,605)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 4.1% (Montana: 9.2%)
> Median household income: $55,569 (Montana: $54,970)

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Nebraska: Kearney
> Poverty rate: 16.7% (Nebraska: 11.1%)
> Number of people living below poverty line: 5,222 (Nebraska: 206,579)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 8.3% (Nebraska: 8.3%)
> Median household income: $57,064 (Nebraska: $61,439)

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Nevada: Sunrise Manor
> Poverty rate: 21.4% (Nevada: 13.1%)
> Number of people living below poverty line: 41,308 (Nevada: 384,690)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 23.4% (Nevada: 11.8%)
> Median household income: $43,241 (Nevada: $60,365)

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New Hampshire: Manchester
> Poverty rate: 14.1% (New Hampshire: 7.6%)
> Number of people living below poverty line: 15,399 (New Hampshire: 98,682)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 13.5% (New Hampshire: 6.9%)
> Median household income: $60,711 (New Hampshire: $76,768)

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New Jersey: Atlantic City
> Poverty rate: 37.1% (New Jersey: 10.0%)
> Number of people living below poverty line: 13,999 (New Jersey: 869,081)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 32.3% (New Jersey: 8.7%)
> Median household income: $29,232 (New Jersey: $82,545)

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