Special Report

The Poorest Town in Every State

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Hawaii: Hawaiian Ocean View
> Median household income: $24,818 (Hawaii: $83,173)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 12.7% (Hawaii: 33.6%)
> Poverty rate: 36.8% (Hawaii: 9.3%)
> Median home value: $155,800 (Hawaii: $636,400)
> Population: 4,803

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Idaho: Glenns Ferry
> Median household income: $28,942 (Idaho: $58,915)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 8.0% (Idaho: 28.7%)
> Poverty rate: 39.2% (Idaho: 11.9%)
> Median home value: $80,400 (Idaho: $235,600)
> Population: 1,294

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Illinois: Alorton
> Median household income: $19,764 (Illinois: $68,428)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 6.0% (Illinois: 35.5%)
> Poverty rate: 56.8% (Illinois: 12.0%)
> Median home value: $45,000 (Illinois: $202,100)
> Population: 2,077

Indiana: Austin
> Median household income: $26,206 (Indiana: $58,235)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 9.5% (Indiana: 27.2%)
> Poverty rate: 26.3% (Indiana: 12.9%)
> Median home value: $69,300 (Indiana: $148,900)
> Population: 3,854

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Iowa: Centerville
> Median household income: $32,689 (Iowa: $61,836)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 17.5% (Iowa: 29.3%)
> Poverty rate: 26.5% (Iowa: 11.1%)
> Median home value: $73,000 (Iowa: $153,900)
> Population: 5,433

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