America’s Poorest Towns

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20. Clearlake, California
> Median household income: $27,034
> Median home value: $93,900
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 8.4%
> Poverty rate: 35.9%

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19. Central, South Carolina
> Median household income: $26,623
> Median home value: $106,400
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 23.3%
> Poverty rate: 40.8%

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18. San Benito, Texas
> Median household income: $26,583
> Median home value: $55,100
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 11.7%
> Poverty rate: 37.4%

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17. Belle Glade, Florida
> Median household income: $25,873
> Median home value: $111,400
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 9.5%
> Poverty rate: 39.1%

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16. Wewoka, Oklahoma
> Median household income: $25,567
> Median home value: $46,400
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 11.8%
> Poverty rate: 41.7%