The City Hit Hardest by Extreme Poverty in Every State – 24/7 Wall St.

The City Hit Hardest by Extreme Poverty in Every StateBy Evan Comen and Samuel Stebbins July 5, 2018 3:42 pm ESTPrintEmailinShareThe Department of Health and Human Services sets the poverty threshold at $25,100 for a family of four in the contiguous United States. While the hardships associated with such financial strain are significant and pervasive, about 5.5 million Americans living in poverty face the additional strain that comes with living in an extremely poor neighborhood — one with a poverty rate of 40% or greater.

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