Thursday, April 18, 2013

The Richest and Poorest Subway Stops in Brooklyn

Posted By on Thu, Apr 18, 2013 at 11:47 AM

Tom Otterness Eighth Avenue subway sculpture
New Yorkers have a general understanding of the relative wealth and poverty of different neighborhoods, but The New Yorker's interactive graph of wealth by subway stop is still surprising—I mean, obviously there's a lot of money in DUMBO and not as much in Brownsville, but to see it charted with hard numbers makes the income disparity in this city so clear. Here are the wealthiest and the least wealthy stops in Brooklyn, based on the median income of the census district in which the station lies. [photo]

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Henry Stewart is the Culture Editor at The L Magazine and Brooklyn Magazine. He has always lived in Brooklyn.

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