No. 5 richest: Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Mass.
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Richest and poorest cities in America

No. 5 richest: Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Mass.
Median household income: $71,738

Population: 4,640,802 (10th highest)

Unemployment rate: 6.1%

Poverty rate: 10.7%

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No. 4 richest: San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
Median household income: $74,922

Population: 4,455,560 (11th highest)

Unemployment rate: 8.1%

Poverty rate: 11.9%

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No. 3 richest: Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Conn.
Median household income: $79,841

Population: 933,835 (57th highest)

Unemployment rate: 7.8%

Poverty rate: 8.9%

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No. 2 richest: Washington, D.C.-Arlington-Alexandria, Va.
Median household income: $88,233

Population: 5,804,333 (7th highest)

Unemployment rate: 5.6%

Poverty rate: 8.4%

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No. 1 richest: San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
Median household income: $90,737

Population: 1,894,388 (32nd highest)

Unemployment rate: 8.6%

Poverty rate: 10.8%

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No.5 poorest: Lake Havasu City-Kingman, Ariz.
Median household income: $34,445

Population: 203,334 (156th lowest)

Unemployment rate: 9.9%

Poverty rate: 21.7%

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No. 4 poorest: Gadsden, Ala.
Median household income: $34,264

Population: 104,392 (29th lowest)

Unemployment rate: 7.2%

Poverty rate: 21.2%

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No. 3 poorest: McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, Texas
Median household income: $33,761

Population: 806,552 (67th highest)

Unemployment rate: 11%

Poverty rate: 34.5%

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No. 2 poorest: Dalton, Ga.
Median household income: $32,858

Population: 142,751 (87th lowest)

Unemployment rate: 11.5%

Poverty rate: 21.6%

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No. 1 poorest: Brownsville-Harlingen, Texas
Median household income: $30,953

Population: 415,557 (125th highest)

Unemployment rate: 10.5%

Poverty rate: 36.1%

Research from 24/7 Wall St.  (Christian Rodriquez / Associated Press)
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