Poverty in the U.S.: The Poorest Towns in Every State

Federal Heights, Colorado

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Median Household Income: $38,328
Poverty Rate: 21.1%
Poverty Rate: 21.1%
Median Home Value: $47,700

Located just north of Denver, Federal Heights is a pretty small town with a crazy-low median home value. An interesting fact about the poorest town in this state is that just over 10% of adult residents have bachelor’s degrees or higher – for the entire state, that statistic is 39.4%.

When we say just north of Denver, we mean a distance of just 8.43 miles. While the poverty rate in Federal Heights is 21.1%, the poverty rate in Denver is 15.1%.

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