Special Report

Poorest Town in Every State

Prichard, Alabama
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1. Prichard, Alabama
> Town median household income:
$21,860
> State median household income: $42,830
> Town poverty rate: 37.9%
> Town population: 22,475

Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska
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2. Ketchikan, Alaska
> Town median household income:
$52,765
> State median household income: $71,583
> Town poverty rate: 15.3%
> Town population: 8,173

Operation Copper Cactus
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3. Nogales, Arizona
> Town median household income:
$27,567
> State median household income: $50,068
> Town poverty rate: 35.2%
> Town population: 20,699

Hope, Arkansas
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4. Hope, Arkansas
> Town median household income:
$24,423
> State median household income: $41,262
> Town poverty rate: 36.3%
> Town population: 10,033

Clearlake, California
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5. Clearlake, California
> Town median household income:
$25,532
> State median household income: $61,933
> Town poverty rate: 34.8%
> Town population: 15,121

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