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This one's a little more arguable, since Bed-Stuy technically encompasses zip codes that could be included for bordering neighborhoods like Prospect Heights, Fort Greene, and Bushwick. That said, if we include the full range, things are pretty stark: 3,479 people who call Bed-Stuy home spent time in the New York prison system last year. Not that this is affecting the area's quietly booming real estate market much. But then, does anything?
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