America’s Poorest Towns

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30. Waycross, Georgia
> Median household income: $28,729
> Median home value: $67,700
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 12.9%
> Poverty rate: 30.9%

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29. Idabel, Oklahoma
> Median household income: $28,595
> Median home value: $73,900
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 15.9%
> Poverty rate: 31.3%

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28. Nogales, Arizona
> Median household income: $28,264
> Median home value: $117,500
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 14.3%
> Poverty rate: 29.4%

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27. Sunland Park, New Mexico
> Median household income: $28,231
> Median home value: $104,400
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 12.8%
> Poverty rate: 38.0%

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26. Laurinburg, North Carolina
> Median household income: $28,187
> Median home value: $98,300
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 20.5%
> Poverty rate: 33.8%