The Poorest County in Georgia: Stewart

On the Georgia-Alabama border, this county just barely misses the top 10 poorest counties on our list. Stewart is quite a small county, with a population of 6,058 in 2010. The county doesn't seem to be growing by leaps and bounds either. There was only one building permit granted in 2010.

Poverty Rate: 38.1%

Poverty Rate of Kids Under 18: 46.1%

Median Household Income: $26,659

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