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List of the poorest places in the United States

According to the United States Census Bureau the following are the places in the United States with the lowest per capita income. The locations are listed with their per capita income and their population. The poorest sizable town (with a population of 13,138) is Kiryas Joel, New York which has a per capita income of just $4,355.

Locations with more than 3,000 population

The poorest major locales in the United States all have high levels of ethnic or religious homogeneity, the second poorest, Cameron Park, Texas is the most ethnically homogeneous community in the United States.. The fourth poorest, Kiryas Joel, New York, is 35th.

Of the major locales with the lowest per capita income in the United States, seven are in Texas and all of these have at least a 97% Hispanic population. Two are in Arizona; Colorado City is a community in which members of the FLDS church live, while San Carlos is an Apache Indian Reservation.

The remaining three are Hasidic, Jewish communities, all in Orange and Rockland counties, New York. Kiryas Joel, is a Satmar community, Kaser is a Viznitz community, and New Square is a Skver community.

  1. South Alamo, Texas $3,162, (3,101)
  2. Cameron Park, Texas $4,103 (5,961)
  3. Mila Doce, Texas $4,221 (4,907)
  4. Kiryas Joel, New York $4,355 (13,138)
  5. San Carlos, Arizona $4,615 (3,716)
  6. Doffing, Texas $4,923 (4,256)
  7. Kaser, New York $5,147 (3,316)
  8. La Homa, Texas $5,180 (10,433)
  9. Midway North, Texas $5,202 (3,946)
  10. New Square, New York $5,237 (4,624)
  11. Lopezville, Texas $5,254 (4,476)
  12. Colorado City, Arizona $5,293 (3,334)

All locations

  1. Allen, South Dakota $1,539, (419)
  2. Cuevitas, Texas $1,703, (37)
  3. Brundage, Texas $2,371, (31)
  4. Wounded Knee, South Dakota $2,403, (328)
  5. Tobin, California $2,584, (11)
  6. Los Angeles Subdivision, Texas $2,701, (86)
  7. Tagg Flats, Oklahoma $2,774, (11)
  8. Elmo, Montana $2,778, (143)
  9. McNary, Arizona $2,917, (349)
  10. Parmelee, South Dakota $2,946, (650)
  11. East Dunseith, North Dakota $3,026, (219)
  12. Boys Town, Nebraska $3,048, (818)
  13. Green Grass, South Dakota $3,135, (58)
  14. Belden, California $3,141, (26)
  15. South Alamo, Texas $3,162, (3,101)
  16. Muniz, Texas $3,230, (1,106)
  17. Lago, Texas $3,346, (246)
  18. Lukachukai, Arizona $3,380, (1,565)
  19. Nageezi, New Mexico $3,502, (296)
  20. Redford, Texas $3,577, (132)
  21. Indian Hills, Texas $3,583 (2,036)
  22. El Cenizo, Texas $3,610 (no data)
  23. Little Eagle, South Dakota $3,632 (370)
  24. Del Mar Heights, Texas $3,665 (259)
  25. Aleneva, Alaska $3,707 (68)
  26. Calio, North Dakota $3,711 (no data)
  27. Alto Bonito, Texas $3,717 (569)
  28. Stidham, Oklahoma $3,764 (23)
  29. Steamboat, Arizona $3,767 (233)
  30. Oglala, South Dakota $3,824 (1,229)
  31. Las Lomas, Texas $3,877 (2,684)
  32. Whiterocks, Utah $3,920 (341)
  33. Winslow West, Arizona – $3,951 (131)
  34. Ponemah, Minnesota $4,000 (874)
  35. Bullhead, South Dakota $4,029 (308)
  36. Fort Thompson, South Dakota $4,030 (1,375)
  37. Alamo, New Mexico $4,039 (1,183)
  38. Spring Creek, South Dakota $4,045 (136)
  39. Cameron Park, Texas $4,103 (5,961)
  40. Antelope, South Dakota $4,105 (867)
  41. University Park, New Mexico $4,152 (2,732)
  42. Hartwell, Missouri $4,216 (16)
  43. Mila Doce, Texas $4,221 (4,907)
  44. La Rosita, Texas $4,228 (1,729)
  45. Sheep Springs, New Mexico $4,260 (237)
  46. San Carlos, Texas $4,296 (2,650)
  47. Pope-Vannoy Landing, Alaska $4,325 (8)
  48. Kiryas Joel, New York $4,355 (13,138)
  49. Porcupine, South Dakota $4,429 (407)
  50. Manderson-White Horse Creek, South Dakota $4,440 (626)
  51. Memphis, Alabama $4,444 (33)
  52. Santa Cruz, Texas $4,493 (630)
  53. Sawmill, Arizona $4,495 (612)
  54. La Puerta, Texas $4,507 (1,636)
  55. Butterfield, Texas $4,526 (61)
  56. Navajo, New Mexico $4,551 (2,097)
  57. North Escobares, Texas $4,562 (1,692)
  58. Rio Bravo, Texas $4,566 (no data)
  59. Wanblee, South Dakota $4,584 (641)
  60. Ranchette Estates, Texas $4,605 (133)
  61. San Carlos, Arizona $4,615 (3,716)
  62. Natural Bridge, Alabama $4,619 (28)
  63. Dixville, New Hampshire $4,667 (75)
  64. Round Rock, Arizona $4,688 (144)
  65. Aurora Center, South Dakota $4,700 (7)
  66. Oljato, Arizona $4,702 (155)
  67. East Fork, Arizona $4,772 (880)
  68. Hildale, Utah $4,782 (1,895)
  69. Progreso, Texas $4,789 (no data)
  70. Muddy, Montana $4,837 (627)
  71. Bixby, Texas $4,852 (356)
  72. Scissors, Texas $4,914 (2,805)
  73. Heidelberg, Texas $4,922 (1,586)
  74. Doffing, Texas $4,923 (4,256)
  75. Shell Valley, North Dakota $4,948 (395)
  76. Tradewinds, Texas $4,962 (163)
  77. Las Palmas-Juarez, Texas $4,973 (1,666)
  78. East Orosi, California $4,984 (426)
  79. Belle Glade Camp, Florida $4,995 (1,141)
  80. Storla, South Dakota $5,014 (15)
  81. Milltown, South Dakota $5,031 (8)
  82. Nazlini, Arizona $5,036 (397)
  83. French Camp, Mississippi $5,047 (393)
  84. Pinesdale, Montana $5,051 (742)
  85. Roma Creek, Texas $5,062 (610)
  86. Salineno, Texas $5,115 (304)
  87. Sullivan City, Texas $5,131 (no data)
  88. Lindsay, Texas $5,142 (394)
  89. Kaser, New York $5,147 (3,316)
  90. Fort Totten, North Dakota $5,165 (952)
  91. Olmito, Texas $5,170 (1,198)
  92. La Homa, Texas $5,180 (10,433)
  93. Midway North, Texas $5,202 (3,946)
  94. Houck, Arizona $5,219 (1,087)
  95. Spring Garden-Terra Verde, Texas $5,223 (693)
  96. Howe Township, Forest County, Pennsylvania $5,223 (417)
  97. New Square, New York $5,237 (4,624)
  98. Lopezville, Texas $5,254 (4,476)
  99. Colorado City, Arizona $5,293 (3,334)
  100. Wheelwright, Kentucky $5,367 (1,034)

See also

References

  • Statistics derived from U.S. Census Bureau data; U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Survey of Current Business; and DataQuick Information Systems, a public records database company located in La Jolla, San Diego, CA.

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