Texas counties along Mexico's border among poorest in U.S.

Last Updated by Patrick Driscoll on

Census figures show Texas has some of the poorest counties in the nation, with poverty most prevalent along the Texas-Mexico border.

The report comes from the Texas Tribune.

Among counties with at least 10,000 residents, border counties face the highest rates of residents living in poverty.

Suburban counties near the state's largest cities contain the smallest shares of poor people.

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