America’s Poorest Towns

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25. Portsmouth, Ohio
> Median household income: $27,943
> Median home value: $74,000
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 14.5%
> Poverty rate: 35.1%

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24. Pagedale, Missouri
> Median household income: $27,720
> Median home value: $55,700
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 8.9%
> Poverty rate: 30.2%

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23. Tallulah, Louisiana
> Median household income: $27,592
> Median home value: $58,900
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 14.9%
> Poverty rate: 40.5%

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22. Truth or Consequences, New Mexico
> Median household income: $27,350
> Median home value: $75,300
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 16.8%
> Poverty rate: 26.3%

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21. McRae-Helena, Georgia
> Median household income: $27,163
> Median home value: $55,900
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 5.2%
> Poverty rate: 41.5%