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Poverty in Fluker, Louisiana

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If  you visit Fluker, Louisiana,  you will find an unincorporated town about 70 miles north of New Orleans. The population is about 600 people and the average income is about $12,000 a year. There is no schools, parks, community centers, libraries, city council or mayor to governor the town. What you will find is poverty on top of poverty! The school bus pick up the school age children and take them to Amite, LA or Kentwood, LA to attend school.

According to the ZIp Atlas, zip code number 70436 which is Fluker, Louisiana,  the poverty level is 95.01 is ranking at number 67 on a national level. 

Please join host Antoinette Harrell as she shares her poverty  research and point of views about poverty in Fluker, Louisiana.