America’s Poorest Cities

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Pine Bluff, Arkansas
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5. Pine Bluff, AR
> Median household income: $36,538
> Median home value: $81,900
> Unemployment rate: 5.5%
> Poverty rate: 25.7%

Monroe, Louisiana
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4. Monroe, LA
> Median household income: $36,346
> Median home value: $124,100
> Unemployment rate: 6.2%
> Poverty rate: 23.9%

Edinburg, Texas
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3. McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX
> Median household income: $35,730
> Median home value: $81,700
> Unemployment rate: 7.8%
> Poverty rate: 31.5%

Sebring, Florida
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2. Sebring, FL
> Median household income: $34,242
> Median home value: $92,600
> Unemployment rate: 5.8%
> Poverty rate: 24.6%

brownsville heat
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1. Brownsville-Harlingen, TX
> Median household income: $34,074
> Median home value: $82,800
> Unemployment rate: 7.3%
> Poverty rate: 32.4%