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

North Adams, Massachusetts

north adams, massachusetts

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Median Household Income: $38,774
Poverty Rate: 17.8%
Population: 13,211
Median Home Value: $147,500

Located between the border of New York and Vermont, North Adams is a small town with a relatively low median income — at least, compared to the state itself, which is higher than the national average at $74,167. When compared to others on our list, however, North Adams seems not so bad!

North Adams is considered to be a good place to live considering most residents own their own homes and there is a distinct dense suburban feel.

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