Poverty Rate Is Up in New York City, and Income Gap Is Wide, Census Data Show

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/19/nyregion/poverty-rate-in-city-rises-to-21-2.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

New data from the Census Bureau showed that 1.7 million New Yorkers were poor, while the 2012 mean income of the highest-earning 5 percent was $436,931.

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