Beecher Community responds to making worst cities to live in list

Published: Feb. 26, 2020 at 6:00 PM EST
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(2/26/2020) - A recent study by 24/7 Wall Street named the Beecher area the fourth worst place to live in America.

The study pointed to the 23.1% percent unemployment rate among residents and the 38.4% poverty rate. The firm says median household income in the area is just $27,000.

Yolanda Lane was born and raised in the Beechere community. She sat down with ABC12's Dawn Jones to talk about the qualities of her community that make it a great place to live.