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 50,000+)

Poverty distibution for all U.S. cities (pop. 50,000+)

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 50,000+)

RankCityPoverty
1.
Camden, NJ (housing) (pop. 76,903)42.6%
2.
Passaic, NJ (housing) (pop. 70,868)29.5%
3.
Nampa, ID (housing) (pop. 86,518)26.1%
4.
Mission, TX (housing) (pop. 81,050)24.9%
5.
Springdale, AR (housing) (pop. 75,229)23.9%
6.
Pasadena, TX (housing) (pop. 152,735)23.7%
7.
Lauderhill, FL (housing) (pop. 69,813)23.2%
8.
Tulare, CA (housing) (pop. 61,170)22.1%
9.
Decatur, AL (housing) (pop. 55,816)21.0%
10.
Indio, CA (housing) (pop. 83,539)18.8%
11.
Vineland, NJ (housing) (pop. 61,050)17.9%
12.
Pasco, WA (housing) (pop. 67,599)17.4%
13.
Victoria, TX (housing) (pop. 65,098)16.4%
14.
Kennewick, WA (housing) (pop. 76,762)16.2%
15.
San Tan Valley, AZ (housing) (pop. 81,321)15.5%
16.
Aurora, IL (housing) (pop. 199,963)13.6%
17.
Palatine, IL (housing) (pop. 69,350)12.8%
18.
Enid, OK (housing) (pop. 50,725)12.6%
19.
Gaithersburg, MD (housing) (pop. 65,690)11.8%
20.
Loveland, CO (housing) (pop. 71,334)11.3%
21.
Meridian, ID (housing) (pop. 83,596)9.1%
22.
South Hill, WA (housing) (pop. 52,431)8.7%
23.
McKinney, TX (housing) (pop. 148,559)8.0%
24.
Weston, FL (housing) (pop. 68,388)7.8%
25.
Plymouth, MN (housing) (pop. 73,987)6.8%
26.
Lakeville, MN (housing) (pop. 58,562)6.8%
27.
Livermore, CA (housing) (pop. 85,156)6.7%
28.
Castle Rock, CO (housing) (pop. 53,063)6.6%
29.
The Woodlands, TX (housing) (pop. 93,847)6.4%
30.
Hendersonville, TN (housing) (pop. 54,068)6.4%
31.
Alpharetta, GA (housing) (pop. 62,298)5.8%
32.
Mount Pleasant, SC (housing) (pop. 74,885)5.6%
33.
Carmel, IN (housing) (pop. 85,927)5.2%
34.
Fishers, IN (housing) (pop. 83,891)5.0%
35.
Pleasanton, CA (housing) (pop. 74,110)4.8%
36.
Eden Prairie, MN (housing) (pop. 62,603)4.6%
37.
Frisco, TX (housing) (pop. 136,791)4.5%
38.
Huntersville, NC (housing) (pop. 50,458)4.5%
39.
Atascocita, TX (housing) (pop. 65,844)4.2%
40.
Sammamish, WA (housing) (pop. 50,169)2.5%
41.
Highlands Ranch, CO (housing) (pop. 96,713)2.5%
42.
Flower Mound, TX (housing) (pop. 68,609)2.3%
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