Special Report

America’s Least Educated Towns

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30. Granger, Washington
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 3.6%
> Adults with at least a high school diploma or equivalent: 50.0% — 28th lowest of 10,738 towns
> Median household income: $49,958 — 4,069th lowest of 10,733 towns
> Estimated unemployment rate 2015-2019: 16.8% — 132nd highest of 10,738 towns (tied)
> Population: 3,756

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29. Dannemora, New York
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 3.6%
> Adults with at least a high school diploma or equivalent: 77.5% — 1,005th lowest of 10,738 towns (tied)
> Median household income: $56,339 — 5,334th lowest of 10,733 towns
> Estimated unemployment rate 2015-2019: 8.4% — 1,667th highest of 10,738 towns (tied)
> Population: 3,958

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28. Corcoran, California
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 3.6%
> Adults with at least a high school diploma or equivalent: 57.7% — 76th lowest of 10,738 towns (tied)
> Median household income: $40,159 — 1,961st lowest of 10,733 towns
> Estimated unemployment rate 2015-2019: 11.6% — 611th highest of 10,738 towns (tied)
> Population: 22,156

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27. Morgan, Georgia
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 3.5%
> Adults with at least a high school diploma or equivalent: 63.8% — 163rd lowest of 10,738 towns (tied)
> Median household income: $25,469 — 173rd lowest of 10,733 towns
> Estimated unemployment rate 2015-2019: 1.7% — 9,717th highest of 10,738 towns (tied)
> Population: 2,057

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26. Good Hope, California
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 3.4%
> Adults with at least a high school diploma or equivalent: 51.6% — 37th lowest of 10,738 towns
> Median household income: $47,927 — 3,635th lowest of 10,733 towns (tied)
> Estimated unemployment rate 2015-2019: 11.3% — 676th highest of 10,738 towns (tied)
> Population: 9,195