Special Report

America’s Least Educated Towns

35. Carlin, Nevada
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 3.7%
> Adults with at least a high school diploma or equivalent: 92.7% — 6,610th lowest of 10,738 towns (tied)
> Median household income: $78,929 — 8,179th lowest of 10,733 towns
> Estimated unemployment rate 2015-2019: 7.9% — 1,964th highest of 10,738 towns (tied)
> Population: 2,025

Source: Courtesy of Google Maps 2013

34. New Square, New York
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 3.7%
> Adults with at least a high school diploma or equivalent: 74.6% — 664th lowest of 10,738 towns (tied)
> Median household income: $23,730 — 100th lowest of 10,733 towns
> Estimated unemployment rate 2015-2019: 6.2% — 3,386th highest of 10,738 towns (tied)
> Population: 8,373

Source: Public Domain / Wikimedia Commons

33. Vanceburg, Kentucky
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 3.7%
> Adults with at least a high school diploma or equivalent: 67.4% — 255th lowest of 10,738 towns (tied)
> Median household income: $17,197 — 9th lowest of 10,733 towns
> Estimated unemployment rate 2015-2019: 5.7% — 3,961st highest of 10,738 towns (tied)
> Population: 1,462

Source: Billy Hathorn / Wikimedia Commons

32. El Cenizo, Texas
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 3.7%
> Adults with at least a high school diploma or equivalent: 36.0% — 2nd lowest of 10,738 towns
> Median household income: $20,580 — 33rd lowest of 10,733 towns
> Estimated unemployment rate 2015-2019: 8.2% — 1,782nd highest of 10,738 towns (tied)
> Population: 3,221

Source: By Chris Flook - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=55966278 / Wikimedia Commons

31. Austin, Indiana
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 3.6%
> Adults with at least a high school diploma or equivalent: 75.8% — 782nd lowest of 10,738 towns (tied)
> Median household income: $34,163 — 967th lowest of 10,733 towns
> Estimated unemployment rate 2015-2019: 6.4% — 3,174th highest of 10,738 towns (tied)
> Population: 3,725