Special Report

Cities Where the Most Families Need Food Stamps

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20. Springfield, Massachusetts
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 34.4%
> Poverty rate: 25.5% — 113th highest of 1,703 cities
> Median household income: $41,571 — 132nd lowest of 1,703 cities
> Unemployment rate: 8.8% — 126th highest of 1,703 cities

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19. Youngstown, Ohio
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 34.5%
> Poverty rate: 34.9% — 14th highest of 1,703 cities
> Median household income: $30,129 — 9th lowest of 1,703 cities
> Unemployment rate: 13.6% — 13th highest of 1,703 cities

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18. Pine Hills, Florida
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 35.6%
> Poverty rate: 22.1% — 220th highest of 1,703 cities
> Median household income: $43,387 — 185th lowest of 1,703 cities
> Unemployment rate: 10.7% — 49th highest of 1,703 cities

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17. Adelanto, California
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 35.8%
> Poverty rate: 25.3% — 117th highest of 1,703 cities
> Median household income: $49,493 — 379th lowest of 1,703 cities
> Unemployment rate: 12.2% — 21st highest of 1,703 cities

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16. York, Pennsylvania
> Households receiving SNAP benefits: 36.2%
> Poverty rate: 27.7% — 70th highest of 1,703 cities
> Median household income: $36,320 — 51st lowest of 1,703 cities
> Unemployment rate: 11.8% — 27th highest of 1,703 cities

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