The Poorest County in Alabama: Wilcox
The jobless rate in the South is higher than the national average at more than 9%. The median annual income of residents of this rural county between Montgomery and Mobile is less than half of the national median income. The county's high school graduation rate of 71.1% also trails Alabama's 80.8% average.
Poverty Rate: 39.6%Poverty Rate of Kids Under 18: 52.5% Median Household Income: $21,611