Top 10 Poorest Cities in the US


According to the US Census Bureau in 2007, the following is a list of the poorest cities in the United States.

 

City, State, % of People Below the Poverty Level

1.  Detroit,  MI

32.5%

2.  Buffalo,  NY

29.9%

3.  Cincinnati,  OH

27.8%

4.  Cleveland,  OH

27.0%

5.  Miami,  FL

26.9%

5.  St. Louis,  MO

26.8%

7.  El Paso,  TX

26.4%

8.  Milwaukee,  WI

26.2%

9.  Philadelphia,  PA

25.1%

10.  Newark,  NJ

24.2%

U.S. Census Bureau, 2006 American Community Survey, August 2007