Health & Human Services

The Poorest Cities in America

October 31, 2013

According to U.S. Census Bureau data and economic website 24/7 Wall St., two of the poorest cities in the nation are in Texas.

Data shows that the Brownsville-Harlingen area has overtaken McAllen as the poorest city in the country, putting them in the first and second spots.

Rounding out the poorest top five cities are Lake Havasu City, Ariz., Dalton, Ga., and Gadsden, Ala.

The richest city in the country is California's San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara area. Other cities the richest top five include Boston, San Francisco, Washington, D.C., and Bridgeport, Conn.

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