Special Report

Zip Codes With the Highest Poverty Rates in the Nation

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5. 38126
> Location: Memphis, Tennessee
> Poverty rate: 65.2%
> Number of people living below poverty line: 3,913 — 3,073rd highest of 20,931 zip codes (tied)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 53.6% — 21st highest of 20,930 zip codes (tied)
> Median household income: $12,676 — 2nd lowest of 20,926 zip codes

4. 85911
> Location: Cibecue, Arizona
> Poverty rate: 66.2%
> Number of people living below poverty line: 1,303 — 8,221st highest of 20,931 zip codes (tied)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 57.3% — 16th highest of 20,930 zip codes
> Median household income: $14,545 — 8th lowest of 20,926 zip codes

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3. 78576
> Location: Penitas, Texas
> Poverty rate: 67.0%
> Number of people living below poverty line: 7,099 — 1,084th highest of 20,931 zip codes
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 46.8% — 82nd highest of 20,930 zip codes (tied)
> Median household income: $21,230 — 74th lowest of 20,926 zip codes

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2. 57570
> Location: Rosebud, South Dakota
> Poverty rate: 67.3%
> Number of people living below poverty line: 1,321 — 8,147th highest of 20,931 zip codes (tied)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 50.1% — 46th highest of 20,930 zip codes
> Median household income: $18,350 — 34th lowest of 20,926 zip codes

1. 57772
> Location: Porcupine, South Dakota
> Poverty rate: 74.8%
> Number of people living below poverty line: 1,728 — 6,837th highest of 20,931 zip codes (tied)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 68.4% — 1st highest of 20,930 zip codes
> Median household income: $19,750 — 51st lowest of 20,926 zip codes

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