Special Report

Poorest Town in Every State

Truth and Consequences, New Mexico
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31. Truth or Consequences, New Mexico
> Town median household income:
$25,536
> State median household income: $44,803
> Town poverty rate: 22.5%
> Town population: 6,337

Statue of Liberty, New York
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32. Salamanca, New York
> Town median household income:
$29,858
> State median household income: $58,878
> Town poverty rate: 28.5%
> Town population: 5,717

Mount Olive, North Carolina
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33. Mount Olive, North Carolina
> Town median household income:
$25,727
> State median household income: $46,556
> Town poverty rate: 34.1%
> Town population: 4,693

Devil's Lake, North Dakota
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34. Devils Lake, North Dakota
> Town median household income:
$39,002
> State median household income: $59,029
> Town poverty rate: 16.3%
> Town population: 7,218

East Cleveland, Ohio
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35. East Cleveland, Ohio
> Town median household income:
$20,660
> State median household income: $49,308
> Town poverty rate: 42.1%
> Town population: 17,619