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This Is the Poorest Town in Every State

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Oklahoma: Hugo
> Median household income: $25,212 (Oklahoma: $52,919)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 11.4% (Oklahoma: 25.5%)
> Poverty rate: 42.8% (Oklahoma: 15.7%)
> Median home value: $67,400 (Oklahoma: $136,800)
> Population: 5,142

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Oregon: Cave Junction
> Median household income: $26,250 (Oregon: $62,818)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 11.9% (Oregon: 33.7%)
> Poverty rate: 42.4% (Oregon: 13.2%)
> Median home value: $167,400 (Oregon: $312,200)
> Population: 2,479

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Pennsylvania: Shinglehouse
> Median household income: $21,786 (Pennsylvania: $61,744)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 8.9% (Pennsylvania: 31.4%)
> Poverty rate: 32.6% (Pennsylvania: 12.4%)
> Median home value: $76,000 (Pennsylvania: $180,200)
> Population: 1,073

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Rhode Island: Central Falls
> Median household income: $32,982 (Rhode Island: $67,167)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 8.1% (Rhode Island: 34.2%)
> Poverty rate: 30.2% (Rhode Island: 12.4%)
> Median home value: $159,100 (Rhode Island: $261,900)
> Population: 19,429

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South Carolina: Blacksburg
> Median household income: $19,219 (South Carolina: $53,199)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 10.7% (South Carolina: 28.1%)
> Poverty rate: 32.4% (South Carolina: 15.2%)
> Median home value: $83,000 (South Carolina: $162,300)
> Population: 1,939

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