Special Report

Zip Codes With the Highest Poverty Rates in the Nation

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15. 37915
> Location: Knoxville, Tennessee
> Poverty rate: 59.3%
> Number of people living below poverty line: 3,105 — 4,059th highest of 20,931 zip codes
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 50.5% — 39th highest of 20,930 zip codes (tied)
> Median household income: $15,571 — 16th lowest of 20,926 zip codes

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14. 45225
> Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
> Poverty rate: 59.4%
> Number of people living below poverty line: 5,312 — 1,928th highest of 20,931 zip codes (tied)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 49.0% — 53rd highest of 20,930 zip codes (tied)
> Median household income: $14,198 — 6th lowest of 20,926 zip codes

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13. 06702
> Location: Waterbury, Connecticut
> Poverty rate: 59.5%
> Number of people living below poverty line: 1,650 — 7,030th highest of 20,931 zip codes (tied)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 65.2% — 5th highest of 20,930 zip codes
> Median household income: $12,908 — 3rd lowest of 20,926 zip codes

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12. 86540
> Location: Nazlini, Arizona
> Poverty rate: 60.3%
> Number of people living below poverty line: 675 — 9,295th lowest of 20,931 zip codes (tied)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 48.5% — 58th highest of 20,930 zip codes (tied)
> Median household income: $10,588 — 1st lowest of 20,926 zip codes

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11. 57572
> Location: St. Francis, South Dakota
> Poverty rate: 60.5%
> Number of people living below poverty line: 1,209 — 8,619th highest of 20,931 zip codes (tied)
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 51.2% — 34th highest of 20,930 zip codes
> Median household income: $14,514 — 7th lowest of 20,926 zip codes

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