Counties Where the American Dream Is Dead

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10. Tunica County, Mississippi
> Avg. income loss per year of childhood residence: -$249
> Population: 10,024
> Household income per capita: $22,618
> Poverty rate: 28.4%
> Jan. 2018 unemployment rate: 6.2%

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9. Humphreys County, Mississippi
> Avg. income loss per year of childhood residence: -$254
> Population: 8,342
> Household income per capita: $21,846
> Poverty rate: 42.5%
> Jan. 2018 unemployment rate: 9.7%

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8. Glacier County, Montana
> Avg. income loss per year of childhood residence: -$263
> Population: 13,640
> Household income per capita: $23,252
> Poverty rate: 33.3%
> Jan. 2018 unemployment rate: 9.8%

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7. Coahoma County, Mississippi
> Avg. income loss per year of childhood residence: -$273
> Population: 23,154
> Household income per capita: $25,675
> Poverty rate: 35.2%
> Jan. 2018 unemployment rate: 7.4%

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6. Orleans Parish, Louisiana
> Avg. income loss per year of childhood residence: -$276
> Population: 393,292
> Household income per capita: $31,246
> Poverty rate: 26.2%
> Jan. 2018 unemployment rate: 4.4%