This infographic by uses the United States Census Bureau data to visualize the poorest zip codes in the entire country. The zip code in Erie, Pennsylvania (16501) is the poorest of them all, with a median income of $10,873 and a mean income of $14,780. To put that into perspective, consider that the  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services states that the federal poverty level for a family of four is $25,100 and for an individual is $12,140!

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The Poorest ZIP Codes in America

Irma Wallace

Irma Wallace

Co-founder and Vice President of SearchRank, responsible for many of the day to day operations of the company. She is also founder of The Arizona Builders’ Zone, a construction / home improvement portal.

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