Yep. At 55 hours, Puerto Rico is really your best option here.
I mean, how could you not seek out food stamps if you have to work 70-some hours just to make rent? Or you work less, but at what cost? Eat McDonald's everyday because it's dirt cheap?
Social welfare programs may be the only hope for those looking to rise above their situation.
(sorry the resolution is kinda crappy—go to the Good blog for a high-res version of the above infographic)