Special Report

Zip Codes With the Highest Poverty Rates in the Nation

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10. 35443
> Location: Boligee, Alabama
> Poverty rate: 61.3%
> Number of people living below poverty line: 1,090 — 9,157th highest of 20,931 zip codes (tied)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 50.7% — 38th highest of 20,930 zip codes
> Median household income: $15,000 — 12th lowest of 20,926 zip codes

9. 57577
> Location: Wanblee, South Dakota
> Poverty rate: 61.5%
> Number of people living below poverty line: 1,071 — 9,241st highest of 20,931 zip codes (tied)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 42.9% — 150th highest of 20,930 zip codes (tied)
> Median household income: $24,444 — 161st lowest of 20,926 zip codes

8. 44115
> Location: Cleveland, Ohio
> Poverty rate: 61.5%
> Number of people living below poverty line: 5,027 — 2,118th highest of 20,931 zip codes
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 46.3% — 93rd highest of 20,930 zip codes (tied)
> Median household income: $14,952 — 11th lowest of 20,926 zip codes

7. 58335
> Location: Fort Totten, North Dakota
> Poverty rate: 61.9%
> Number of people living below poverty line: 1,162 — 8,824th highest of 20,931 zip codes (tied)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 44.6% — 111th highest of 20,930 zip codes (tied)
> Median household income: $26,250 — 251st lowest of 20,926 zip codes (tied)

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6. 98421
> Location: Tacoma, Washington
> Poverty rate: 64.5%
> Number of people living below poverty line: 1,004 — 9,575th highest of 20,931 zip codes (tied)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: Not available
> Median household income: Not available

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