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The Poorest City in Every State

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South Dakota: Rapid City
> Median household income: $52,351 (South Dakota: $58,275)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 32.8% (South Dakota: 28.8%)
> Poverty rate: 16.2% (South Dakota: 13.1%)
> Median home value: $184,700 (South Dakota: $167,100)
> Population: 75,258

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Tennessee: Morristown
> Median household income: $32,193 (Tennessee: $53,320)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 14.9% (Tennessee: 27.3%)
> Poverty rate: 26.6% (Tennessee: 15.2%)
> Median home value: $115,900 (Tennessee: $167,200)
> Population: 29,782

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Texas: Port Arthur
> Median household income: $36,557 (Texas: $61,874)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 11.7% (Texas: 29.9%)
> Poverty rate: 27.2% (Texas: 14.7%)
> Median home value: $65,800 (Texas: $172,500)
> Population: 55,109

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Utah: South Salt Lake
> Median household income: $47,813 (Utah: $71,621)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 25.3% (Utah: 34.0%)
> Poverty rate: 18.7% (Utah: 9.8%)
> Median home value: $226,000 (Utah: $279,100)
> Population: 25,017

Virginia: Danville
> Median household income: $37,203 (Virginia: $74,222)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 17.6% (Virginia: 38.8%)
> Poverty rate: 22.4% (Virginia: 10.6%)
> Median home value: $90,500 (Virginia: $273,100)
> Population: 41,070

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