Three North Carolina cities ranked poorest in America

October 10, 2013 6:51:47 AM PDT
A new survey that is revealing the country's wealth, has three North Carolina cities among the top 10 poorest.

The annual American Community Survey based on 2012 Census Bureau statistics, outlines the areas with the highest and lowest incomes.

A list of the top 10 poorest cities published on Yahoo! Homes' website, also factored in 2011 population estimates in the rankings.

Lumberton, North Carolina was named the poorest city with a median household income at $28,293, among a population of 135,517.

Roanoke Rapids came in at number 3 with about a $29,930 annual income for 76,066 people, while Forest City, North Carolina ranked number 9 with $32,836 among 67,538 residents.

For a complete list of the rankings, visit Yahoo! Homes

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