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

Deming, New Mexico

Deming, New Mexico

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Median Household Income: $25,428
Poverty Rate: 34.3%
Population: 14,339
Median Home Value: $87,200

Financial hardship is nothing new to Deming, New Mexico – approximately 20% of the population lives on less than $10k a year, which is shocking, especially when you consider that only about 6.7% of households nationwide earn so little. More than 1 in 3 residents in Deming live under the poverty line.

Deming is considered to be a starting point for self-guided tours of southern New Mexico. This includes the Florida Mountains and Rockhound State Park.

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