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The Poorest City in Every State

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New Mexico: South Valley
> Median household income: $39,714 (New Mexico: $49,754)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 14.0% (New Mexico: 27.3%)
> Poverty rate: 23.3% (New Mexico: 19.1%)
> Median home value: $147,400 (New Mexico: $171,400)
> Population: 40,080

New York: Jamestown
> Median household income: $33,420 (New York: $68,486)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 16.9% (New York: 36.6%)
> Poverty rate: 29.5% (New York: 14.1%)
> Median home value: $63,200 (New York: $313,700)
> Population: 29,504

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North Carolina: Goldsboro
> Median household income: $34,083 (North Carolina: $54,602)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 20.3% (North Carolina: 31.3%)
> Poverty rate: 26.1% (North Carolina: 14.7%)
> Median home value: $127,300 (North Carolina: $172,500)
> Population: 34,647

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North Dakota: Grand Forks
> Median household income: $50,076 (North Dakota: $64,894)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 37.1% (North Dakota: 30.0%)
> Poverty rate: 18.5% (North Dakota: 10.7%)
> Median home value: $210,300 (North Dakota: $193,900)
> Population: 56,500

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Ohio: Youngstown
> Median household income: $28,822 (Ohio: $56,602)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 13.6% (Ohio: 28.3%)
> Poverty rate: 35.2% (Ohio: 14.0%)
> Median home value: $44,800 (Ohio: $145,700)
> Population: 64,783

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