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The Poorest County In Each State

With AFP Story by Veronique DUPONT: US-Poverty-Homeless-Technology
A man rides along a muddy path carrying his belongings at
With AFP Story by Veronique DUPONT: US-Poverty-Homeless-Technology A man rides along a muddy path carrying his belongings at the Silicon Valley homeless encampment known as 'The Jungle' on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 in San Jose, California. More than 300 residents of the shantytown have been given notices to leave the area by the morning of Thursday, December 4, 2014. Many of have nowhere else to go. AFP PHOTO/JOSH EDELSON (Photo credit should read Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

In each state, there was at least one county with a median annual household income more than $7,000 lower than the state’s median income. Virginia and Maryland had counties with median incomes over $35,000 lower than that of the state. 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the poorest county in each state based on data from the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey.

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