Special Report

Zip Codes With the Highest Poverty Rates in the Nation

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40. 93283
> Location: Weldon, California
> Poverty rate: 51.5%
> Number of people living below poverty line: 1,153 — 8,874th highest of 20,931 zip codes (tied)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 26.4% — 1,328th highest of 20,930 zip codes (tied)
> Median household income: $26,458 — 273rd lowest of 20,926 zip codes

39. 54150
> Location: Neopit, Wisconsin
> Poverty rate: 51.8%
> Number of people living below poverty line: 563 — 8,315th lowest of 20,931 zip codes (tied)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 29.2% — 944th highest of 20,930 zip codes (tied)
> Median household income: $29,966 — 579th lowest of 20,926 zip codes

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38. 85550
> Location: San Carlos, Arizona
> Poverty rate: 51.8%
> Number of people living below poverty line: 2,708 — 4,697th highest of 20,931 zip codes (tied)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 53.5% — 23rd highest of 20,930 zip codes
> Median household income: $33,051 — 1,034th lowest of 20,926 zip codes

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37. 78829
> Location: Batesville, Texas
> Poverty rate: 51.9%
> Number of people living below poverty line: 752 — 9,864th lowest of 20,931 zip codes (tied)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 51.6% — 29th highest of 20,930 zip codes (tied)
> Median household income: $34,231 — 1,230th lowest of 20,926 zip codes

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36. 43222
> Location: Columbus, Ohio
> Poverty rate: 52.1%
> Number of people living below poverty line: 2,113 — 5,839th highest of 20,931 zip codes (tied)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 52.0% — 26th highest of 20,930 zip codes (tied)
> Median household income: $27,266 — 334th lowest of 20,926 zip codes

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