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September 20, 2012

Mississippi has highest poverty and lowest income

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Mississippi once again leads the nation in poverty and lags in median household income.

According to U.S. Census Bureau figures released Thursday. Mississippi had a poverty rate of 22.6% in 2011, while its median household income came in at $36,919. Both were roughly the same as the year before.

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