Special Report

Poorest Town in Every State

North Adams, Massachusetts
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21. North Adams, Massachusetts
> Town median household income:
$37,654
> State median household income: $69,160
> Town poverty rate: 18.9%
> Town population: 13,563

Benton Harbor, Michigan
Source: Wikimedia Commons

22. Benton Harbor, Michigan
> Town median household income:
$19,359
> State median household income: $49,847
> Town poverty rate: 47.4%
> Town population: 10,056

Brainerd, Minnesota
Source: Wikimedia Commons

23. Brainerd, Minnesota
> Town median household income:
$32,169
> State median household income: $61,481
> Town poverty rate: 24.3%
> Town population: 13,521

Macon, Mississippi
Source: Wikimedia Commons

24. Macon, Mississippi
> Town median household income:
$18,232
> State median household income: $39,680
> Town poverty rate: 49.9%
> Town population: 2,687

25. Pine Lawn, Missouri
> Town median household income:
$26,632
> State median household income: $48,363
> Town poverty rate: 33.3%
> Town population: 3,335

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