USA Today recently published a list of the poorest towns in each state and Natchitoches made the list for Louisiana.
The article states that the poorest towns in each state typically have median household income tens of thousands below the rest of the state. 24/7 Wall St. reviewed federal data on median annual household income in over 2,600 cities, towns, villages, and Census designated places to identify the poorest town in every state.
• Median household income: $21,854 (state: $47,942)
• Poverty rate: 46.8% (state: 19.4%)
• Median home value: $156,000 (state: $157,800)
• Population: 18,080