The poorest towns in every state. (24/7 Wall Street, 5/24/2016)
The richest town in every state. (24/7 Wall Street, 6/1/2016)
The poorest: Clearlake (located 110 miles north of San Francisco)
Source: U.S. Census Bureau QuickFacts
% of population living in poverty
- Clearlake | 37.5%
- California | 15.3%
- U.S. 13.5%
- Clearlake | 20.3%
- California | 9.7%
- U.S. | 10.5%
% of population 25 and older with bacherlor's degree
- Clearlake | 8.5%
- California | 31.4%
- U.S. | 29.8%
Median household income:
- Rolling Hills | $184,777
- California | $61,818
- U.S. | $53,889
61.3% of registered voters are Republicans.
A Slice of Heaven Beyind the Gates of Rolling Hills. (Los Angeles Times, 9/11/2001)
"The minute you go through those gates you feel like you've returned to paradise," said Mayor Jody Murdock. It's strictly a bedroom community, she adds. There are no businesses or schools--only homes.
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