Poorest Cities (1-50) in the United States 2013

 

                                                          Cities with a Population over 200,000 - Based on the % of the population living below poverty
                                                          Top 50 cities.  For next 50 go here.

 

2013 Poverty Ranking City State/Territory 2013
Population Ranking
2013 Population Total Pop. Living below Poverty % of Pop. Living below Poverty % of under 18 yrs.  Living Below Poverty Level % of those over 65 Living Below Poverty
         



1 San Juan Puerto Rico 53 357,132 150,710 42.2 61.8 30.6
2 Detroit MI. 18 678,700 276,231 40.7 58.6 21.6
3 Cleveland OH 49 378,977 139,843 36.9 54.4 21.9
4 San Bernadio CA 100 206,108 70,901 34.4 46.2 19.3
5 Fresno CA 34 501,659 164,544 32.8 47.9 12.3
6 Buffalo NY 76 250,830 78,761 31.4 50.6 16.2
7 Cincinnati OH 66 285,786 89,451 31.3 46.3 17.1
8 Laredo TX 80 245,309 75,310 30.7 40.7 22.8
9 Newark NJ 72 266,705 81,078 30.4 44.5 21.7
9 Hialeah FL 85 232,345 70,633 30.4 44.5 21.7
11 Milwaukee WI 31 582,073 168,801 29 43 13
12 Miami FL 44 410,304 118,578 28.9 43.9 30.9
13 Toledo OH 68 275,007 77,552 28.2 39.4 13.6
14 Baton Rouge LA 97 221,517 62,025 28 37 12.9
15 Memphis TN 20 638,159 176,770 27.7 45.7 11.6
16 Stockton CA 64 292,478 80,724 27.6 37.6 13.5
17 New Orleans LA 51 367,572 98,142 26.7 39.1 16.7
17 Winston-Salem NC 91 226,853 60,570 26.7 41.6 11
19 St. Louis MO 60 308,509 82,063 26.6 43 17.9
20 Philadelphia PA 5 1,510,294 397,207 26.3 36.1 17.7
20 Glendale AZ 86 231,293 60,830 26.3 39.9 10.3
22 Tuscon AZ 33 503,944 127,498 25.3 33.6 12.2
23 Atlanta GA 42 418,864 103,878 24.8 38.4 14
24 Dallas TX 9 1,242,153 303,085 24.4 40.2 34.5
25 Phoenix AZ 6 1,497,409 353,389 23.6 34.5 10.2
26 Sacramento CA 35 472,163 110,486 23.4 34.7 14.1
27 Baltimore MD 28 597,292 139,169 23.3 33.5 16.6
28 Chicago IL 3 2,661,511 612,148 23 37.9 14.6
28 Los Angeles CA 2 3,817,978 878,135 23 33.4 13.3
30 Santa Ana CA 58 326,394 74,418 22.8 32.2 14.7
31 Columbus OH 15 800,406 181,692 22.7 34.1 11.8
31 Pittsburgh PA 67 282,950 64,230 22.7 29 12.9
33 Houston TX 4 2,163,663 484,661 22.4 34 17.5
33 Norfolk VA 98 218,568 48,959 22.4 34.7 11.4
35 St. Paul MN 65 286,706 63,075 22 30.4 12.5
35 Orlando FL 77 249,304 54,847 22 35.7 16.2
37 Indianapolis IN 14 818,852 176,872 21.6 30.8 11.1
37 Boston MA 25 602,704 130,184 21.6 30.1 18.3
39 Tampa FL 55 342,117 73,213 21.4 32 15.1
40 Minneapolis MN 47 383,717 81,348 21.2 27.4 11.8
41 Fort Wayne IN 79 245,601 51,822 21.1 31.6 8
42 El Paso TX 19 666,242 139,245 20.9 28.9 15.5
42 New York NY 1 8,268,526 1,728,122 20.9 29.8 18.8
44 Greensboro NC 71 268,232 55,256 20.6 29.3 11.4
44 Jersey City NJ 74 254,793 52,487 20.6 35.4 15.9
46 Long Beach CA 36 463,227 94,962 20.5 34.8 11.7
46 Madison WI 84 233,028 47,771 20.5 21.2 6.9
48 Bakersfield CA 52 360,250 72,410 20.1 26 10.5
48 Fort Worth TX 17 780,305 156,841 20.1 27.5 11.9
50 Riverside CA 61 306,956 61,391 20 25.5 9