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Big Cities With the Worst Child Poverty Rates

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50. Kingsport-Bristol, TN-VA
> Child poverty rate: 25.3%
> Median family income, households with children: $56,622 — 60th lowest of 378 metros
> Share of households with children receiving SNAP benefits: 24.5% — 86th highest of 378 metros
> Households headed by single mothers: 10.9% — 146th lowest of 378 metros

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49. Saginaw, MI
> Child poverty rate: 25.4%
> Median family income, households with children: $56,107 — 53rd lowest of 378 metros
> Share of households with children receiving SNAP benefits: 28.3% — 42nd highest of 378 metros
> Households headed by single mothers: 14.5% — 70th highest of 378 metros

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48. Dalton, GA
> Child poverty rate: 25.5%
> Median family income, households with children: $53,096 — 32nd lowest of 378 metros
> Share of households with children receiving SNAP benefits: 16.8% — 132nd lowest of 378 metros
> Households headed by single mothers: 11.8% — 184th highest of 378 metros

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47. Greenville, NC
> Child poverty rate: 25.6%
> Median family income, households with children: $60,668 — 91st lowest of 378 metros
> Share of households with children receiving SNAP benefits: 24.5% — 88th highest of 378 metros
> Households headed by single mothers: 18.2% — 9th highest of 378 metros

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46. Charleston, WV
> Child poverty rate: 25.7%
> Median family income, households with children: $59,145 — 79th lowest of 378 metros
> Share of households with children receiving SNAP benefits: 30.5% — 19th highest of 378 metros
> Households headed by single mothers: 11.1% — 156th lowest of 378 metros

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