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Cape Coral make list of America's 'neediest' cities

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Posted at 2:58 PM, Dec 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-11 14:58:50-05

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Many people use the holidays as a time to give back and help those less fortunate. And according to a new study by WalletHub, Cape Coral is one of the cities that needs help.

Southwest Florida's largest city ranked 149 out of 180 for one of the neediest cities.

Other Florida cities made the list as well, including MIami (#23), Hialeah (#31), Jacksonville (#51), Fort Lauderdale (#64), St. Petersburg (#75), Tallahassee (#77), Orlando (#84), Tampa (#88),Port St. Lucie (#136), and Pembroke Pines (#155).

WalletHub based the rankings on things like child poverty, food insecurity and uninsured rates.

To read more about this study, click HERE.