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N.Y. Poverty Data Paint Mixed Picture

Publié par Clifford Armion le 29/09/2009

Sam Roberts

"In a departure from the national picture, family income rose slightly in New York City in 2008 from 2007, and the proportion of poor people was virtually unchanged, according to census figures released Tuesday.

"Still, the city and surrounding region had its share of grim news: The Bronx remained the country's poorest urban county; the income gap in Manhattan was still higher than in any other county; and the poverty rate in Connecticut rose faster than in any other state.

"And the relatively positive part of the local economic picture was tempered by the fact that the latest census figures from the rolling American Community Survey captured only the start of the recession."

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"N.Y. Poverty Data Paint Mixed Picture", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), septembre 2009. Consulté le 05/12/2023. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/n-y-poverty-data-paint-mixed-picture