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Top ten cities (over 250,000) with the highest poverty rate

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.

What do the top ten cities (over 250,000) with the highest poverty rate all have in common?

1. Detroit, MI (1st on the poverty rate list) hasn’t elected a Republican mayor since 1961;
2. Buffalo, NY hasn’t elected one since 1954;
3. Cincinnati, OH …since 1984;
4. Cleveland, OH …since 1989;
5. Miami, FL has never had a Republican mayor;
6. St. Louis, MO ….since 1949;
7. El Paso, TX has never had a Republican mayor;
8. Milwaukee, WI …since 1908;
9. Philadelphia, PA ..since 1952;
10. Newark, NJ …since 1907.

Einstein once said, “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.”

It is the poor who habitually elect Democrats—yet they are still poor.

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