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Indianola named poorest town in Mississippi

By: Magnolia Tribune - May 17, 2017

The Poorest Town in Every State

Indianola, Mississippi

Town median household income: $26,544

State median household income: $39,665

Town poverty rate: 33.2%

Town population: 10,281

The only state with a median household income of less than $40,000 annually, Mississippi is the poorest state in the country. There is a relatively small income gap between Mississippi’s general population and those who live Indianola, the poorest town in the state. Indianola’s median household income is just $13,000 below that of the state, while in many poor towns the difference exceeds $30,000.

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