North Dakota Has 3 Counties Among the Poorest In The Nation
Things are going pretty well in North Dakota.
The population is on the uptick, businesses are thriving and the quality of life is pretty hard to beat in North Dakota.
However, it's not all roses. According to World Population Review, the state of North Dakota has three counties that are among the poorest in the nation. This is really sad to see, and the 11th poorest county in all of the United States is just south of Bismarck Mandan.
The 11th poorest county in America is Sioux County.
Sioux County is just south of Morton County. Some of the notable cities in Sioux County are Cannon Ball, Selfridge, and Fort Yates. The County has a population of 3,820 people and 1641 of those people are living in poverty. That works out to 42.96% living below the poverty line.
The 25th poorest county in America is Benson County.
Benson County is in northeast North Dakota just south of Devils Lake, North Dakota. Some notable cities in Benson County include Fort Totten, St. Michael, and Warwick. The county has a population of 5,754 and 2,174 of those people are living in poverty. That works out to 37.78% living below the poverty line.
The 56th poorest county in America is Rollette County.
Rollette County is in north-central North Dakota just north of the city of Rugby, North Dakota. Some notable cities in Rollette County include Rollette, Rolla, and Belcourt. The county has a population of 11,662 and 3,863 of those are living in poverty. That works out to 33.12% living below the poverty line.
Things are far worse for our neighbors to the south. South Dakota has the 4 poorest counties in the ENTIRE United States of America. They include Todd, Mellette, Jackson, and Ziebach.
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