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This Is the Poorest Town in Every State

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South Dakota: Mission
> Median household income: $21,029 (South Dakota: $58,275)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 7.6% (South Dakota: 28.8%)
> Poverty rate: 58.7% (South Dakota: 13.1%)
> Median home value: $34,600 (South Dakota: $167,100)
> Population: 1,310

Tennessee: Jamestown
> Median household income: $16,915 (Tennessee: $53,320)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 5.7% (Tennessee: 27.3%)
> Poverty rate: 37.9% (Tennessee: 15.2%)
> Median home value: $67,600 (Tennessee: $167,200)
> Population: 1,949

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Texas: Citrus City
> Median household income: $16,818 (Texas: $61,874)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 2.3% (Texas: 29.9%)
> Poverty rate: 65.1% (Texas: 14.7%)
> Median home value: $62,100 (Texas: $172,500)
> Population: 3,288

Utah: Wendover
> Median household income: $33,750 (Utah: $71,621)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 14.9% (Utah: 34.0%)
> Poverty rate: 33.0% (Utah: 9.8%)
> Median home value: $53,300 (Utah: $279,100)
> Population: 1,037

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Vermont: West Brattleboro
> Median household income: $31,918 (Vermont: $61,973)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 37.0% (Vermont: 38.0%)
> Poverty rate: 19.1% (Vermont: 10.9%)
> Median home value: $167,400 (Vermont: $227,700)
> Population: 2,677

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