Special Report

The Least Educated Town in Every State

Montana: Forsyth
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 12.4% (Montana: 32.0%)
> Adults with at least a high school diploma or equivalent: 84.2% (Montana: 93.6%)
> Median household income: $41,328 (Montana: $54,970)
> Estimated unemployment rate 2015-2019: 0.0% reported (Montana: 4.0%)
> Population: 1,495

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Nebraska: Madison
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 9.5% (Nebraska: 31.9%)
> Adults with at least a high school diploma or equivalent: 66.5% (Nebraska: 91.4%)
> Median household income: $50,880 (Nebraska: $61,439)
> Estimated unemployment rate 2015-2019: 5.3% (Nebraska: 3.3%)
> Population: 2,561

Nevada: Carlin
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 3.7% (Nevada: 24.7%)
> Adults with at least a high school diploma or equivalent: 92.7% (Nevada: 86.7%)
> Median household income: $78,929 (Nevada: $60,365)
> Estimated unemployment rate 2015-2019: 7.9% (Nevada: 6.2%)
> Population: 2,025

New Hampshire: Farmington
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 11.2% (New Hampshire: 37.0%)
> Adults with at least a high school diploma or equivalent: 87.7% (New Hampshire: 93.1%)
> Median household income: $56,000 (New Hampshire: $76,768)
> Estimated unemployment rate 2015-2019: 3.2% (New Hampshire: 3.6%)
> Population: 4,477

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New Jersey: Bridgeton
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 5.9% (New Jersey: 39.7%)
> Adults with at least a high school diploma or equivalent: 66.2% (New Jersey: 89.8%)
> Median household income: $37,804 (New Jersey: $82,545)
> Estimated unemployment rate 2015-2019: 6.9% (New Jersey: 5.5%)
> Population: 24,540

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