Here Are The 8 Poorest Cities In Arizona

While people across the country still struggle to recover after the recession, some folks are doing better than others. While much of Arizona thrives, many cities in Arizona suffer from overall poverty and income inequality. The eight cities listed here are the poorest, as stated by the website The site determined the poorest cities in Arizona by the following criteria:

  • Poverty level
  • Median income
  • Unemployment rate


These eight Arizona towns all have some wonderful people, rich histories and thriving community traditions. This list isn’t meant to demean these places – just simply to bring awareness to parts of the great state of Arizona that could use some extra attention and love from its wealthier citizens.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Are you curious about which of Arizona’s cities are the wealthiest? Here are the 8 Richest Cities In Arizona.