America’s Poorest Cities

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37. Grants Pass, OR
> Median household income: $44,426
> Median income change 2016-2017: +$7,954 (+21.8%)
> Median home value: $278,000 (top 20%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 18.9% (bottom 20%)
> July unemployment: 5.2% (top 20%)

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36. El Paso, TX
> Median household income: $44,416
> Median income change 2016-2017: +$2,300 (+5.5%)
> Median home value: $122,200 (bottom 20%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 22.8%
> July unemployment: 4.2%

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35. Goldsboro, NC
> Median household income: $44,347
> Median income change 2016-2017: +$2,636 (+6.3%)
> Median home value: $117,600 (bottom 10%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 20.3% (bottom 20%)
> July unemployment: 4.0%

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34. Ocala, FL
> Median household income: $43,910
> Median income change 2016-2017: +$4,527 (+11.5%)
> Median home value: $137,300
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 21.9%
> July unemployment: 4.4%

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33. Carbondale-Marion, IL
> Median household income: $43,892
> Median income change 2016-2017: +$2,289 (+5.5%)
> Median home value: $120,600 (bottom 20%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 27.1%
> July unemployment: 4.5%