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The Poorest City in Every State

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Kansas: Kansas City
> Median household income: $45,665 (Kansas: $59,597)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 17.8% (Kansas: 33.4%)
> Poverty rate: 19.8% (Kansas: 12.0%)
> Median home value: $95,600 (Kansas: $151,900)
> Population: 152,522

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Kentucky: Richmond
> Median household income: $36,302 (Kentucky: $50,589)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 31.1% (Kentucky: 24.2%)
> Poverty rate: 30.3% (Kentucky: 17.3%)
> Median home value: $152,600 (Kentucky: $141,000)
> Population: 35,133

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Louisiana: Monroe
> Median household income: $30,438 (Louisiana: $49,469)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 25.9% (Louisiana: 24.1%)
> Poverty rate: 36.8% (Louisiana: 19.2%)
> Median home value: $139,600 (Louisiana: $163,100)
> Population: 48,241

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Maine: Lewiston
> Median household income: $44,523 (Maine: $57,918)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 20.3% (Maine: 31.8%)
> Poverty rate: 18.1% (Maine: 11.8%)
> Median home value: $140,600 (Maine: $190,400)
> Population: 36,095

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Maryland: Hagerstown
> Median household income: $40,800 (Maryland: $84,805)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 16.3% (Maryland: 40.2%)
> Poverty rate: 25.7% (Maryland: 9.2%)
> Median home value: $155,700 (Maryland: $314,800)
> Population: 40,152

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