Special Report

Zip Codes With the Highest Poverty Rates in the Nation

50. 62201
> Location: East St. Louis, Illinois
> Poverty rate: 49.0%
> Number of people living below poverty line: 3,357 — 3,698th highest of 20,931 zip codes (tied)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 58.2% — 12th highest of 20,930 zip codes
> Median household income: $15,408 — 15th lowest of 20,926 zip codes

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49. 85530
> Location: Bylas, Arizona
> Poverty rate: 49.2%
> Number of people living below poverty line: 871 — 10,267th highest of 20,931 zip codes (tied)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 44.1% — 118th highest of 20,930 zip codes (tied)
> Median household income: $30,625 — 654th lowest of 20,926 zip codes (tied)

48. 41773
> Location: Vicco, Kentucky
> Poverty rate: 49.2%
> Number of people living below poverty line: 665 — 9,222nd lowest of 20,931 zip codes (tied)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 31.9% — 674th highest of 20,930 zip codes (tied)
> Median household income: $22,500 — 106th lowest of 20,926 zip codes (tied)

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47. 94130
> Location: San Francisco, California
> Poverty rate: 49.3%
> Number of people living below poverty line: 1,451 — 7,645th highest of 20,931 zip codes (tied)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 19.3% — 3,394th highest of 20,930 zip codes (tied)
> Median household income: $54,375 — 9,073rd lowest of 20,926 zip codes (tied)

46. 38762
> Location: Mound Bayou, Mississippi
> Poverty rate: 49.6%
> Number of people living below poverty line: 1,223 — 8,552nd highest of 20,931 zip codes (tied)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 39.7% — 233rd highest of 20,930 zip codes (tied)
> Median household income: $24,872 — 186th lowest of 20,926 zip codes

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