Alabama’s 10 Most Poverty Stricken Communities Will Surprise You
This list of Alabama's 10 cities with the highest poverty rates should worry us all.
You are only as strong as your weakest link.
Why do we have so many struggling communities in Alabama?
When poverty is high, so is crime!
WE NEED TO DO BETTER FOR OUR COMMUNITIES.
Here Are the towns having the hardest times.
It is reported by www.roadsnacks.net
The chances of becoming a victim of violence in this area is 1 in 94.
Lincoln has the 16th worst property crime rate in Alabama, the number of violent crimes in Lincoln, Alabama is one per 1000 residents. Assault, robbery, and murders are considered violent crimes. Lincoln is the safest city in Alabama among the top 10.
Unemployment in Greenville is high. The average income is $36,572, less than the national average.
The poverty rate is 21.1%, which is higher than the national average.
Violence recently increased by 25%. Residents have a one in 63 chance of being assaulted, raped, or murdered.
Three murders happened in Gasden last year and there were numerous property crimes, making Gasden six out of all the most dangerous places in the state. Gadsden is also considered one of the poorest cities in the United States, with 27.2% of residents living below the poverty line.
4.9% of families live below the poverty line. The average household income is just $29,380.
Three out of every five residents are victimized by a violent crime. Six out of 10 are targeted by robberies every year.
There are 6245 people in Lanett based on the latest census data.
There are 1409 violent crimes per 100,000 people.
Aniston reportedly has a 30% poverty rate. There are 3434 violent crimes per 100,000 people in Aniston.
According to al.com, there is a 26% poverty rate in Fairfield.
Add to that a violent crime rate of 1905 per 100,000 people, and an average household income of $36,000.
In conclusion, it feels like most cities are more dangerous than ever before. True or not, 24/7 news and information make it seem this way. The bottom line is to be prepared and watch your back.
Research shared by www.roadsnack.net and reported by Newsbreak.