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

Brunswick, Georgia

Brunswick, GA

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Median Household Income: $24,471
Poverty Rate: 39%
Population: 15,919
Median Home Value: $91,800

Brunswick is yet another town that wins the award for the only town in the entire state where the median household income is less than $25k, though they barely squeak by. The poverty rate of 39% is the highest in both the state and the country.

The city was named in honor of the ancestral birthplace of King George III, Braunschweig, Germany. Brunswick was abandoned during the Civil War, when citizens were ordered to evacuate.

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