Special Report

Cities Where the Most Families Need Food Stamps

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35. New Britain, Connecticut
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 31.2%
> Poverty rate: 20.9% — 258th highest of 1,703 cities
> Median household income: $47,393 — 298th lowest of 1,703 cities
> Unemployment rate: 9.5% — 88th highest of 1,703 cities

34. East Chicago, Indiana
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 31.2%
> Poverty rate: 30.6% — 39th highest of 1,703 cities
> Median household income: $35,396 — 42nd lowest of 1,703 cities
> Unemployment rate: 8.4% — 157th highest of 1,703 cities

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33. Fort Pierce, Florida
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 31.4%
> Poverty rate: 28.6% — 57th highest of 1,703 cities
> Median household income: $37,624 — 70th lowest of 1,703 cities
> Unemployment rate: 7.8% — 217th highest of 1,703 cities

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32. Zanesville, Ohio
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 31.6%
> Poverty rate: 27.2% — 79th highest of 1,703 cities
> Median household income: $33,158 — 23rd lowest of 1,703 cities
> Unemployment rate: 8.4% — 158th highest of 1,703 cities

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31. Lebanon, Pennsylvania
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 31.6%
> Poverty rate: 23.8% — 163rd highest of 1,703 cities
> Median household income: $40,380 — 108th lowest of 1,703 cities
> Unemployment rate: 11.2% — 36th highest of 1,703 cities

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