Special Report

These Are the Poorest Places in the West

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20. Richgrove, California
> Poverty rate in 2019: 55.4% — #411 out of 29,320 places
> Median household income in 2019: $20,962 — #26,795 out of 29,320 places
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree in 2019: 1.5% — #27,613 out of 29,320 places
> Total adult population in 2019: 2,316

19. Cedar Creek, Arizona
> Poverty rate in 2019: 56.9% — #378 out of 29,320 places
> Median household income in 2019: $32,222 — #24,325 out of 29,320 places
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree in 2019: 0.0% — #27,746 out of 29,320 places
> Total adult population in 2019: 517

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18. Casa Blanca, Arizona
> Poverty rate in 2019: 56.9% — #378 out of 29,320 places
> Median household income in 2019: $14,896 — #27,079 out of 29,320 places
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree in 2019: 5.4% — #26,083 out of 29,320 places
> Total adult population in 2019: 1,004

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17. Canyon Day, Arizona
> Poverty rate in 2019: 57.7% — #363 out of 29,320 places
> Median household income in 2019: $29,042 — #25,428 out of 29,320 places
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree in 2019: 6.5% — #25,388 out of 29,320 places
> Total adult population in 2019: 1,629

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16. San Carlos, Arizona
> Poverty rate in 2019: 58.2% — #347 out of 29,320 places
> Median household income in 2019: $23,750 — #26,486 out of 29,320 places
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree in 2019: 6.9% — #25,114 out of 29,320 places
> Total adult population in 2019: 4,451