Special Report

Counties Where the American Dream Is Dead

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40. Guilford County, North Carolina
> Avg. income loss per year of childhood residence: -$204.60
> Household income per capita: $41,339
> Poverty rate: 10.6%
> Unemployment rate: 5.1%

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39. Terrell County, Georgia
> Avg. income loss per year of childhood residence: -$204.83
> Household income per capita: $26,851
> Poverty rate: 28.6%
> Unemployment rate: 6.2%

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38. Crittenden County, Arkansas
> Avg. income loss per year of childhood residence: -$206.17
> Household income per capita: $27,744
> Poverty rate: 25.3%
> Unemployment rate: 5.0%

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37. Gadsden County, Florida
> Avg. income loss per year of childhood residence: -$208.12
> Household income per capita: $25,763
> Poverty rate: 19.9%
> Unemployment rate: 4.8%

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36. Sumter County, Georgia
> Avg. income loss per year of childhood residence: -$208.25
> Household income per capita: $28,432
> Poverty rate: 21.4%
> Unemployment rate: 5.6%

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