The Bronx # 1

Submitted by ub on Tue, 01/19/2016 - 22:48

The Bronx is once again the poorest county in New York and our political leaders deserve the credit.
Contact your representatives and tell them to get off their collective asses and do something for the people.

County median household income: $34,284
State median household income: $58,687
Poverty rate: 30.5%
Unemployment: 9.8%

According to recently published data, typical household in Bronx County, New York's poorest, earns $24,403 less than the typical household does across the state.

As in other poor counties, area residents have relatively low educational attainment rates. Only 18.3% of adults in the county have at least a bachelor's degree, and 70.2% have finished at least high school, each some of the lower percentages in the country.

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