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Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)


1.  Ville Platte, LA (housing, pop. 8,316): 50.9%
2.  South Tucson, AZ (housing, pop. 5,571): 46.5%
3.  Falfurrias, TX (housing, pop. 5,071): 46.2%
4.  Craig-Tyler, AL (housing, pop. 7,388): 46.0%
5.  Zuni, NM (housing, pop. 7,749): 45.9%
6.  Hopi, AZ (housing, pop. 6,877): 45.2%
7.  Rio Grande City, TX (housing, pop. 13,836): 44.1%
8.  Crystal City, TX (housing, pop. 7,362): 44.1%
9.  Opelousas, LA (housing, pop. 23,222): 43.1%
10.  Zuni Pueblo, NM (housing, pop. 6,367): 43.0%
11.  Brownsville, FL (housing, pop. 14,393): 42.7%
12.  Waynesboro, GA (housing, pop. 5,863): 42.6%
13.  Cordele, GA (housing, pop. 11,511): 41.6%
14.  McCullough-Huxford, AL (housing, pop. 5,211): 41.6%
15.  Abram-Perezville, TX (housing, pop. 5,444): 41.0%
16.  Yazoo City, MS (housing, pop. 11,822): 40.2%
17.  La Sara, TX (housing, pop. 7,084): 39.8%
18.  Elsa, TX (housing, pop. 6,608): 38.3%
19.  Highland Park, MI (housing, pop. 15,300): 38.3%
20.  Mathis, TX (housing, pop. 5,473): 38.2%
21.  Benton Heights, MI (housing, pop. 5,458): 38.0%
22.  Donna, TX (housing, pop. 16,449): 37.8%
23.  Camilla, GA (housing, pop. 5,609): 37.7%
24.  Fort Valley, GA (housing, pop. 8,142): 37.7%
25.  Abbeville, LA (housing, pop. 11,836): 37.7%
26.  Douglas, AZ (housing, pop. 17,016): 36.6%
27.  Mercedes, TX (housing, pop. 14,734): 36.4%
28.  Clarksdale, MS (housing, pop. 18,883): 36.3%
29.  Raymondville, TX (housing, pop. 9,574): 36.2%
30.  Fort Peck Reservation, MT (housing, pop. 9,042): 36.1%
31.  Burning Springs, KY (housing, pop. 6,064): 35.8%
32.  Caruthersville, MO (housing, pop. 6,363): 35.7%
33.  Monticello, NY (housing, pop. 6,635): 35.6%
34.  Robbins, IL (housing, pop. 6,306): 35.5%
35.  Prichard, AL (housing, pop. 28,151): 35.5%
36.  Bastrop, LA (housing, pop. 12,345): 35.3%
37.  East St. Louis, IL (housing, pop. 29,448): 35.1%
38.  Pearsall, TX (housing, pop. 7,768): 35.0%
39.  South Apopka, FL (housing, pop. 5,800): 34.9%
40.  South Oroville, CA (housing, pop. 7,695): 34.8%
41.  Canton, MS (housing, pop. 12,578): 34.8%
42.  Marksville, LA (housing, pop. 5,774): 34.8%
43.  Donaldsonville, LA (housing, pop. 7,733): 34.8%
44.  Duquesne, PA (housing, pop. 6,778): 34.7%
45.  Crescent City, CA (housing, pop. 7,860): 34.6%
46.  West Perrine, FL (housing, pop. 8,600): 34.4%
47.  Centreville, IL (housing, pop. 5,773): 34.4%
48.  Los Fresnos, TX (housing, pop. 5,345): 34.2%
49.  Jeanerette, LA (housing, pop. 6,036): 34.2%
50.  Monticello, KY (housing, pop. 6,106): 34.1%
51.  Crockett, TX (housing, pop. 6,981): 33.9%
52.  Nogales, AZ (housing, pop. 20,768): 33.9%
53.  Greenwood, MS (housing, pop. 16,742): 33.9%
54.  Carrizo Springs, TX (housing, pop. 5,682): 33.8%
55.  Southeast Arcadia, FL (housing, pop. 6,064): 33.8%
56.  Mansfield, LA (housing, pop. 5,478): 33.8%
57.  Blakely, GA (housing, pop. 5,419): 33.6%
58.  Kaplan, LA (housing, pop. 5,205): 33.5%
59.  Pinewood, FL (housing, pop. 16,523): 33.5%
60.  Mud Creek, KY (housing, pop. 5,227): 33.4%
61.  Forrest City, AR (housing, pop. 13,831): 33.4%
62.  Palatka, FL (housing, pop. 11,005): 33.1%
63.  La Follette, TN (housing, pop. 8,183): 33.1%
64.  Oroville, CA (housing, pop. 13,505): 33.1%
65.  Bogalusa, LA (housing, pop. 13,002): 33.0%
66.  Deming, NM (housing, pop. 15,296): 32.9%
67.  Belle Glade, FL (housing, pop. 15,233): 32.9%
68.  San Benito, TX (housing, pop. 25,005): 32.7%
69.  Waynesboro, MS (housing, pop. 5,669): 32.7%
70.  Alamo, TX (housing, pop. 16,287): 32.4%
71.  Monroe, LA (housing, pop. 51,555): 32.3%
72.  Simpson-Chaco, NM (housing, pop. 6,829): 32.3%
73.  Robstown, TX (housing, pop. 12,422): 32.1%
74.  Swainsboro, GA (housing, pop. 7,532): 32.1%
75.  Cheraw, SC (housing, pop. 5,431): 32.1%
76.  Bridge City, LA (housing, pop. 8,323): 32.0%
77.  Holly Springs, MS (housing, pop. 7,964): 32.0%
78.  East Cleveland, OH (housing, pop. 25,213): 32.0%
79.  Winnfield, LA (housing, pop. 5,250): 31.7%
80.  Selma, AL (housing, pop. 19,265): 31.7%
81.  Ponchatoula, LA (housing, pop. 6,156): 31.7%
82.  Merrydale, LA (housing, pop. 10,427): 31.6%
83.  Fitzgerald, GA (housing, pop. 9,139): 31.6%
84.  Lake City, SC (housing, pop. 6,666): 31.6%
85.  Eunice, LA (housing, pop. 11,622): 31.4%
86.  South Dona Ana, NM (housing, pop. 23,362): 31.4%
87.  Marlin, TX (housing, pop. 6,158): 31.3%
88.  Idabel, OK (housing, pop. 6,918): 31.3%
89.  Chaparral, NM (housing, pop. 6,117): 31.3%
90.  Crystal Springs, MS (housing, pop. 5,939): 31.2%
91.  St. Martinville, LA (housing, pop. 7,023): 31.1%
92.  McComb, MS (housing, pop. 13,607): 31.0%
93.  Patterson, LA (housing, pop. 5,222): 30.9%
94.  Fort Pierce, FL (housing, pop. 39,365): 30.9%
95.  Cumberland Falls, KY (housing, pop. 5,392): 30.9%
96.  Weslaco, TX (housing, pop. 32,092): 30.9%
97.  Avenal, CA (housing, pop. 16,837): 30.7%
98.  Bronx, NY (housing, pop. 1,332,650): 30.7%
99.  Breaux Bridge, LA (housing, pop. 8,001): 30.7%
100.  Hartford, CT (housing, pop. 124,512): 30.6%
101.  Demopolis, AL (housing, pop. 7,565): 30.6%



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