A newly released list of the poorest communities in the country has been released from the online finance site known as 24/7 Wall St.
They have analyzed recent census data including the poverty rate, median household income, and unemployment rate in order to create a list of the poorest towns in each of the 50 states.
The results have been revealed and the poorest city in Iowa is Centerville with a poverty rate of 26.5%
Located in Southern Iowa, Centerville is a small city of 5,412 residents in Appanoose County.
According to data pulled, the median household income in the city is just $32,689 making it one of the poorest small cities in the country.
To learn more about the poorest towns and cities in the nation, you can check out the full list here.
Note: This article includes data that has been collected over the past several years to provide context to an ongoing economic trend.