Special Report

Cities Where the Most Families Need Food Stamps

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30. Homestead, Florida
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 31.6%
> Poverty rate: 23.0% — 201st highest of 1,703 cities
> Median household income: $50,723 — 420th lowest of 1,703 cities
> Unemployment rate: 6.3% — 511th highest of 1,703 cities

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29. Allentown, Pennsylvania
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 31.6%
> Poverty rate: 25.6% — 109th highest of 1,703 cities
> Median household income: $43,816 — 196th lowest of 1,703 cities (tied)
> Unemployment rate: 10.0% — 65th highest of 1,703 cities

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28. Rochester, New York
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 31.8%
> Poverty rate: 30.4% — 43rd highest of 1,703 cities
> Median household income: $37,395 — 64th lowest of 1,703 cities
> Unemployment rate: 8.9% — 124th highest of 1,703 cities

27. South Miami Heights, Florida
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 31.9%
> Poverty rate: 16.8% — 469th highest of 1,703 cities
> Median household income: $47,670 — 308th lowest of 1,703 cities
> Unemployment rate: 5.6% — 705th highest of 1,703 cities

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26. Cleveland, Ohio
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 32.0%
> Poverty rate: 32.0% — 30th highest of 1,703 cities
> Median household income: $31,838 — 15th lowest of 1,703 cities
> Unemployment rate: 12.4% — 19th highest of 1,703 cities

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