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This Is the Poorest Town in Every State

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Montana: South Browning
> Median household income: $17,450 (Montana: $54,970)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 18.6% (Montana: 32.0%)
> Poverty rate: 44.8% (Montana: 13.1%)
> Median home value: $72,500 (Montana: $230,600)
> Population: 1,600

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Nebraska: Terrytown
> Median household income: $36,875 (Nebraska: $61,439)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 6.8% (Nebraska: 31.9%)
> Poverty rate: 28.4% (Nebraska: 11.1%)
> Median home value: $79,800 (Nebraska: $155,800)
> Population: 1,195

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Nevada: Schurz
> Median household income: $30,119 (Nevada: $60,365)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 5.8% (Nevada: 24.7%)
> Poverty rate: 47.1% (Nevada: 13.1%)
> Median home value: $46,900 (Nevada: $267,900)
> Population: 1,026

New Hampshire: Ashland
> Median household income: $32,333 (New Hampshire: $76,768)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 25.7% (New Hampshire: 37.0%)
> Poverty rate: 22.7% (New Hampshire: 7.6%)
> Median home value: $164,900 (New Hampshire: $261,700)
> Population: 1,363

New Jersey: Salem
> Median household income: $24,926 (New Jersey: $82,545)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 7.2% (New Jersey: 39.7%)
> Poverty rate: 42.2% (New Jersey: 10.0%)
> Median home value: $82,500 (New Jersey: $335,600)
> Population: 4,781

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