Special Report

Cities Where the Most Families Need Food Stamps

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45. Miami, Florida
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 29.0%
> Poverty rate: 21.5% — 241st highest of 1,703 cities
> Median household income: $44,268 — 208th lowest of 1,703 cities
> Unemployment rate: 5.7% — 665th highest of 1,703 cities

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44. Princeton, Florida
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 29.0%
> Poverty rate: 10.8% — 757th lowest of 1,703 cities
> Median household income: $64,901 — 844th lowest of 1,703 cities
> Unemployment rate: 5.1% — 843rd lowest of 1,703 cities

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43. Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 29.2%
> Poverty rate: 23.3% — 177th highest of 1,703 cities
> Median household income: $40,505 — 110th lowest of 1,703 cities
> Unemployment rate: 9.3% — 107th highest of 1,703 cities

42. Watertown, New York
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 29.2%
> Poverty rate: 21.6% — 237th highest of 1,703 cities
> Median household income: $41,918 — 144th lowest of 1,703 cities
> Unemployment rate: 5.9% — 616th highest of 1,703 cities

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41. Elmira, New York
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 29.4%
> Poverty rate: 24.9% — 134th highest of 1,703 cities
> Median household income: $36,543 — 52nd lowest of 1,703 cities
> Unemployment rate: 8.9% — 125th highest of 1,703 cities

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