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This Is the Poorest Town in Every State

New Mexico: Navajo
> Median household income: $21,500 (New Mexico: $49,754)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 3.8% (New Mexico: 27.3%)
> Poverty rate: 63.0% (New Mexico: 19.1%)
> Median home value: N/A (New Mexico: $171,400)
> Population: 1,450

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New York: Kaser
> Median household income: $21,541 (New York: $68,486)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 3.8% (New York: 36.6%)
> Poverty rate: 70.8% (New York: 14.1%)
> Median home value: $1,080,900 (New York: $313,700)
> Population: 5,262

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North Carolina: Plymouth
> Median household income: $18,490 (North Carolina: $54,602)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 5.9% (North Carolina: 31.3%)
> Poverty rate: 40.2% (North Carolina: 14.7%)
> Median home value: $86,900 (North Carolina: $172,500)
> Population: 3,478

North Dakota: Fort Totten
> Median household income: $22,917 (North Dakota: $64,894)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 2.0% (North Dakota: 30.0%)
> Poverty rate: 66.3% (North Dakota: 10.7%)
> Median home value: $54,800 (North Dakota: $193,900)
> Population: 1,247

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Ohio: East Cleveland
> Median household income: $20,743 (Ohio: $56,602)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 12.4% (Ohio: 28.3%)
> Poverty rate: 37.5% (Ohio: 14.0%)
> Median home value: $58,100 (Ohio: $145,700)
> Population: 17,200

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