The 10 Neediest Cities in the US

Detroit tops the list
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 14, 2016 8:03 AM CST
Students serve the homeless at Mt. Lebanon Strathmoor Church in Detroit.   (Robin Buckson/Detroit News via AP)

(Newser) – If you're planning to share the wealth this holiday season, WalletHub has a list of places that could use it. It's ranked the neediest cities in the country, based on poverty rates, homelessness, food insecurity, and more. The top 10:

  1. Detroit, Mich.
  2. Brownsville, Texas
  3. Memphis, Tenn.
  4. Atlanta, Ga.
  5. Cleveland, Ohio
  6. Philadelphia, Pa.
  7. Jackson, Miss.
  8. Birmingham, Ala.
  9. New Orleans, La.
  10. Fresno, Calif.
Click for the full list, or see the 10 most charitable states. (Read more Detroit stories.)

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