Special Report

Cities Where the Most Families Need Food Stamps

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50. Syracuse, New York
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 28.7%
> Poverty rate: 30.3% — 44th highest of 1,703 cities
> Median household income: $38,893 — 85th lowest of 1,703 cities
> Unemployment rate: 9.6% — 84th highest of 1,703 cities

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49. Waterbury, Connecticut
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 28.8%
> Poverty rate: 21.3% — 247th highest of 1,703 cities
> Median household income: $46,329 — 257th lowest of 1,703 cities
> Unemployment rate: 9.3% — 99th highest of 1,703 cities

48. Golden Glades, Florida
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 28.8%
> Poverty rate: 18.5% — 377th highest of 1,703 cities
> Median household income: $44,126 — 204th lowest of 1,703 cities
> Unemployment rate: 9.2% — 110th highest of 1,703 cities

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47. Pontiac, Michigan
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 28.9%
> Poverty rate: 27.9% — 65th highest of 1,703 cities
> Median household income: $34,673 — 35th lowest of 1,703 cities
> Unemployment rate: 11.0% — 40th highest of 1,703 cities

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46. Kissimmee, Florida
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 29.0%
> Poverty rate: 25.1% — 127th highest of 1,703 cities
> Median household income: $41,399 — 130th lowest of 1,703 cities
> Unemployment rate: 6.0% — 596th highest of 1,703 cities

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