Special Report

America's Poorest Cities

Cumberland, Maryland
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15. Cumberland, MD-WV
> Median household income: $39,408
> Median home value: $119,400
> Unemployment rate: 6.2%
> Poverty rate: 19.2%

Texarkana, Texas
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14. Texarkana, TX-AR
> Median household income: $38,814
> Median home value: $97,900
> Unemployment rate: 4.7%
> Poverty rate: 19.6%

Athens, Georgia
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13. Athens-Clarke County, GA
> Median household income: $38,643
> Median home value: $158,600
> Unemployment rate: 4.7%
> Poverty rate: 27.1%

Florence, South Carolina
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12. Florence, SC
> Median household income: $38,062
> Median home value: $115,300
> Unemployment rate: 5.8%
> Poverty rate: 19.5%

Jonesboro, Arkansas, Old Red Barn
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11. Jonesboro, AR
> Median household income: $37,378
> Median home value: $122,100
> Unemployment rate: 3.3%
> Poverty rate: 18.2%