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Syracuse Neighborhoods - How they've changed..

>> Sunday, March 11, 2012

My city of Syracuse, broken down by it's neighborhoods...

This morning's Post Standard has an article about  how the neighborhoods have changed over the years.

Below is from the year 2000...

Follow the graph colors.  Percentage of  those residents living below the poverty level are as follows:
Green - 0 - 9.9%
Yellow - 10 - 19.9%
Peach - 20 - 29.9%
Burnt Orange - 30 - 39.9%
Mahogany - 40% and over

Below is from the year 2010...

And, according to the article, Rochester and Buffalo are very similar to us:
 "Syracuse’s rate is almost identical to Rochester’s, at 33.8 percent, and only slightly higher than Buffalo’s, at 30.2. But it is significantly higher than many other Northeastern cities, including New York City (20 percent); Scranton, Pa. (21); Pittsburgh (22); and Boston (23)."


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