Special Report

America's Richest (and Poorest) Towns

5. East Cleveland, Ohio

East Cleveland, Ohio
Source: Wikimedia Commons

> Median household income:
$20,660
> Median home value: $65,100
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 10.7%
> Poverty rate: 42.1%

 

4. Muskegon Heights, Michigan

Muskegon, Michigan
Source: Thinkstock

> Median household income:
$20,474
> Median home value: $45,600
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 5. %
> Poverty rate: 44.5%

3. East St. Louis, Illinois

East St. Louis, Illinois
Source: Wikimedia Commons

> Median household income:
$19,856
> Median home value: $57,000
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 8. %
> Poverty rate: 45.4%

 

2. Benton Harbor, Michigan

Benton Harbor, Michigan
Source: Wikimedia Commons

> Median household income:
$19,359
> Median home value: $47,400
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 4.5%
> Poverty rate: 47.4%

1. Macon, Mississippi

Macon, Mississippi
Source: Wikimedia Commons

> Median household income:
$18,232
> Median home value: $60,300
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 7.7%
> Poverty rate: 49.9%