Special Report

America's Poorest Towns

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30. Kiryas Joel, New York
> Median household income: $26,341
> Median home value: $360,600
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 6.6%
> Poverty rate: 55.7%

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29. Springhill, Louisiana
> Median household income: $26,260
> Median home value: $73,900
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 11.8%
> Poverty rate: 36.7%

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28. Mountain Grove, Missouri
> Median household income: $26,224
> Median home value: $77,000
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 9.5%
> Poverty rate: 26.3%

Source: Gerry Dincher from Hope Mills, NC / Wikimedia Commons

27. Laurinburg, North Carolina
> Median household income: $26,216
> Median home value: $98,200
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 19.2%
> Poverty rate: 36.6%

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26. Mount Olive, North Carolina
> Median household income: $26,099
> Median home value: $85,100
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 17.0%
> Poverty rate: 33.3%