Poorest Cities (51-100) in the United States 2014

Cities with a Population over 200,000 - Based on the % of the population living below poverty. 
For rankings 1-50 go here.


2014
Poverty Ranking

City

State/ Territory

2014 Pop. Ranking

2014 Population

% of Pop. Living below Poverty

% of under 18 yrs.  Living Below Poverty Level

% of those over 65 Living Below Poverty

51

Spokane  

 

Washington

98

205,765 

 

19.90% 

 

25.30% 

 

11.50% 

 

52

Tulsa

 

Oklahoma

45

391,319

 

19.60%

 

29.90%

 

9.20%

 

53

Greensboro

 

North Carolina

69

270,559

 

19.60%

 

27.60%

 

8.80%

 

54

Fort Worth

 

Texas

17

797,004

 

19.40%

 

27.10%

 

11.80%

 

55

Albuquerque

 

New Mexico

32

552,877

 

19.30%

 

25.10%

 

13.50%

 

56

Jersey City

 

New Jersey

71

259,976

 

19.20%

 

25.40%

 

17.70%

 

57

Madison

 

Wisconsin

83

234,447

 

19.20%

 

21.90%

 

5.60%

 

58

Riverside

 

California

59

308,935

 

19.00%

 

23.80%

 

10.50%

 

59                               

Reno

 

Nevada

87

232,838

 

19.00%

 

23.40%

 

10.50%

 

60

Jacksonville

 

Florida

13

832,013

 

18.90%

 

28.10%

 

11.90%

 

61

Louisville

 

Kentucky

30

597,976

 

18.80%

 

27.60%

 

10.00%

 

62

Fort Wayne

 

Indiana

76

250,560

 

18.80%

 

28.30%

 

6.50%

 

63

Orlando

 

Florida

74

257,309

 

18.80%

 

26.30%

 

18.50%

 

64

Lubbock

 

Texas

85

233,783

 

18.70%

 

18.60%

 

9.70%

 

65

Austin

Texas

11

893,323 

18.50%

 

26.80%

 

8.50%

 

66

Oklahoma City

Oklahoma

28

605,249

18.50%

26.9%

6.80%

67

Portland

 

Oregon

27

605,859

 

18.30%

 

22.80%

 

12.80%

 

68

Kansas City

 

Missouri

37

462,966

 

17.80%

 

25.60%

 

9.90%

 

69

St. Petersburg

 

Florida

79

248,554

 

17.80%

 

28.60%

 

11.70%

 

70

Arlington

 

Texas

49

377,973

 

17.80%

 

26.50%

 

7.20%

 

71

Washington

 

D.C.

23

624,327

 

17.70%

 

26.00%

 

14.50%

 

72

Durham

 

North Carolina

80

242,494

 

17.70%

 

22.90%

 

9.40%

 

73

Irving City

 

Texas

88

230,588

 

17.70%

 

26.40%

 

10.30%

 

74

Las Vegas

 

Nevada

26

605,960

 

17.30%

 

25.40%

 

9.80%

 

75

Charlotte

 

North Carolina

16

797,441

 

16.70%

 

24.10%

 

9.80%

 

76

Modesto

 

California

96

206,932

 

16.70%

 

22.40%

 

9.90%

 

77

Raleigh

 

North Carolina

43

419,854

 

16.60%

 

21.80%

 

8.70%

 

78

Garland

 

Texas

86

233,677

 

16.20%

 

25.10%

 

7.50%

 

79

Wichita

 

Kansas

47

382,375

 

16.10%

 

20.50%

 

9.80%

 

80

Omaha

Nebraska

40

435,981

 

15.80%

 

22.30%

 

7.70%

 

81

Anaheim

 

California

55

343,051

 

15.80%

 

23.80%

 

11.70%

 

82

San Diego

California

8

1,350,017

15.70%

 

20.40%

 

11.40%

 

83

Denver

 

Colorado

20

650,761

 

15.70%

 

22.30%

 

10.70%

 

84

Corpus Christi

 

Texas

58

314,994

 

15.70%

 

19.80%

 

14.40%

 

85

Lincoln

 

Nebraska

72

259,821

 

15.60%

 

19.00%

 

5.00%

 

86

Mesa

 

Arizona

38

461,953

 

15.10%

 

21.10%

 

9.60%

 

87

Aurora

 

Colorado

52

351,015

 

14.90%

 

22.80%

 

8.50%

 

88

Seattle

 

Washington

21

650,105

 

14.40%

 

16.50%

 

12.40%

 

89

North Las Vegas

 

Nevada

90

228,485

 

14.40%

 

21.00%

 

10.00%

 

90

Boise

 

Idaho

94

213,161

 

13.70%

 

15.10%

 

8.80%

 

91

Colorado Springs

 

Colorado

39

437,707

 

13.50%

 

17.90%

 

6.30%

 

92

Chula Vista

 

California

73

259,691

 

12.80%

 

18.40%

 

11.10%

 

93

Irvine

 

California

81

240,784

 

12.60%

 

13.70%

 

6.70%

 

94

San Francisco

 

California

12

838,424

 

12.00%

 

11.60%

 

12.40%

 

95

Honolulu

 

Hawaii

56

339,332

 

11.80%

 

14.90%

 

10.20%

 

96

Chandler

 

Arizona

75

253,016

 

10.40%

 

14%

 

5.80%

 

97

Henderson

 

Nevada

67

275,901

 

9.70%

 

13.60%

 

4.20%

 

98

Anchorage

 

Alaska

63

293,222

 

9.70%

 

16.30%

 

4.10%

 

99

Chesapeake

 

Virginia

91

225,727

 

9.50%

 

14.10%

 

6.90%

 

100

San Jose

 

California

10

1,004,981

 

9.40%

 

10.10%

 

10.10%