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This Is the Poorest Town in Every State

Colorado: Las Animas
> Median household income: $23,456 (Colorado: $72,331)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 12.3% (Colorado: 40.9%)
> Poverty rate: 41.0% (Colorado: 10.3%)
> Median home value: $52,600 (Colorado: $343,300)
> Population: 2,269

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Connecticut: Canaan
> Median household income: $36,532 (Connecticut: $78,444)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 16.6% (Connecticut: 39.3%)
> Poverty rate: 17.7% (Connecticut: 9.9%)
> Median home value: $170,300 (Connecticut: $275,400)
> Population: 1,050

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Delaware: Newport
> Median household income: $36,071 (Delaware: $68,287)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 10.9% (Delaware: 32.0%)
> Poverty rate: 40.3% (Delaware: 11.8%)
> Median home value: $210,800 (Delaware: $251,100)
> Population: 1,182

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Florida: Goulding
> Median household income: $21,053 (Florida: $55,660)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 4.3% (Florida: 29.9%)
> Poverty rate: 32.7% (Florida: 14.0%)
> Median home value: $82,600 (Florida: $215,300)
> Population: 4,036

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Georgia: Royston
> Median household income: $21,125 (Georgia: $58,700)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 13.8% (Georgia: 31.3%)
> Poverty rate: 35.3% (Georgia: 15.1%)
> Median home value: $99,700 (Georgia: $176,000)
> Population: 2,777

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