Special Report

Zip Codes With the Highest Poverty Rates in the Nation

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30. 44510
> Location: Youngstown, Ohio
> Poverty rate: 52.6%
> Number of people living below poverty line: 1,373 — 7,938th highest of 20,931 zip codes (tied)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 65.5% — 4th highest of 20,930 zip codes
> Median household income: $17,011 — 21st lowest of 20,926 zip codes

29. 38631
> Location: Friars Point, Mississippi
> Poverty rate: 52.7%
> Number of people living below poverty line: 778 — 10,064th lowest of 20,931 zip codes (tied)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 41.5% — 175th highest of 20,930 zip codes (tied)
> Median household income: $19,796 — 52nd lowest of 20,926 zip codes

28. 39169
> Location: Tchula, Mississippi
> Poverty rate: 52.7%
> Number of people living below poverty line: 1,350 — 8,038th highest of 20,931 zip codes (tied)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 25.6% — 1,469th highest of 20,930 zip codes (tied)
> Median household income: $16,125 — 18th lowest of 20,926 zip codes

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27. 87323
> Location: Thoreau, New Mexico
> Poverty rate: 52.8%
> Number of people living below poverty line: 2,114 — 5,835th highest of 20,931 zip codes (tied)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 29.8% — 874th highest of 20,930 zip codes (tied)
> Median household income: $20,137 — 55th lowest of 20,926 zip codes

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26. 13202
> Location: Syracuse, New York
> Poverty rate: 53.9%
> Number of people living below poverty line: 3,118 — 4,036th highest of 20,931 zip codes (tied)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 38.3% — 281st highest of 20,930 zip codes (tied)
> Median household income: $20,196 — 56th lowest of 20,926 zip codes

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