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Study Reveals Stark Income Disparities and Widespread Stress in Northern Manhattan

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This article was reposted from City Limits, an independent online news source.

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English proficiency is very uneven in the area.

In northern Manhattan, median income is rising, the poverty rate is falling, and rates of employment are going up.

That sounds like good news – and it is. But it’s not the full story.

The median income for Whites in Central Harlem is triple that of Latinos, a gap even wider than the 2:1 ratio that prevails citywide. Black households in

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