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The 10 Poorest Cities In Louisiana

Per capita income is calculated by dividing the total income of an area by the population of an area. Louisiana is the fourth poorest state in the union, with a per capita income of $16, 912. We created this list by looking solely at towns with 1500 people or more. Here are the top 10 poorest cities in Louisiana by per capita income.

Have you been to any of these places? Do you agree or disagree with any of our calculations? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

Kezia Kamenetz
Kezia Kamenetz is a native to southern Louisiana and lives in the Marigny neighborhood of New Orleans currently. When not writing about all the amazing things to be found in her state, her central passion is dreams and the wisdom they can offer, which you can learn more about by visiting