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The Poorest City in Every State

Hawaii: Hilo
> Median household income: $63,283 (Hawaii: $81,275)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 34.5% (Hawaii: 33.0%)
> Poverty rate: 17.1% (Hawaii: 9.4%)
> Median home value: $329,200 (Hawaii: $615,300)
> Population: 45,056

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Idaho: Pocatello
> Median household income: $46,617 (Idaho: $55,785)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 30.3% (Idaho: 27.6%)
> Poverty rate: 18.5% (Idaho: 13.1%)
> Median home value: $148,200 (Idaho: $212,300)
> Population: 55,525

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Illinois: East St. Louis
> Median household income: $24,343 (Illinois: $65,886)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 12.1% (Illinois: 34.7%)
> Poverty rate: 33.4% (Illinois: 12.5%)
> Median home value: $54,500 (Illinois: $194,500)
> Population: 26,543

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Indiana: Gary
> Median household income: $31,936 (Indiana: $56,303)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 13.9% (Indiana: 26.5%)
> Poverty rate: 30.6% (Indiana: 13.4%)
> Median home value: $66,100 (Indiana: $141,700)
> Population: 76,010

Iowa: Clinton
> Median household income: $44,094 (Iowa: $60,523)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 17.5% (Iowa: 28.6%)
> Poverty rate: 17.3% (Iowa: 11.5%)
> Median home value: $99,500 (Iowa: $147,800)
> Population: 25,416

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