Louisiana Among Lowest In Nation For Household Income

Map of Louisiana State in US

Louisiana is ranked among the lowest in the nation for median household incomes.

A ranking done by 24/7 Wall Street found the Pelican State ranked 47th out of 50 on the list.

Rankings were calculated based off the newly-released median household income figures from the U.S. Census Bureau's 2017 survey.

Louisiana is tied with New Mexico for the second-highest poverty rate in America, and also comes in second place for the highest number of households living in extreme poverty.

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