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Old 11-22-2008, 04:13 PM
 
Location: Princeton, New Jersey
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Which city has the largest income gap??
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Old 11-22-2008, 04:16 PM
 
Location: Papillion
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Omaha - used to be (still think it is) highest number of millionaire per capita and also the world's richest (or one) of men. Take that set of citizens and then compare with the balance of the citizens and that's a pretty big gap.
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Old 11-22-2008, 05:50 PM
 
Location: Scarsdale, NY
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New York City. Not only does it hav the most millionaires and billionaires, but it has the 3rd poorest county in the country (Bronx County).
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Old 11-22-2008, 07:14 PM
 
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either NYC, or LA

both are mostly poor illegals/immigrants and rich people/their kids

Omaha's rich are what kinds of businessman: insurance, farmers, ranchers?
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Old 11-22-2008, 07:24 PM
 
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Rio De Janeiro and Sao Paulo.
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Old 11-22-2008, 07:41 PM
 
Location: Florida
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Miami.

Compare Star Island and oceanfront condos in downtown Miami to the poverty in the rest of the City of Miami.

Also, because of the drawbridges a lot of regular people have to stop and wait for rich people on their yachts to go under the bridges.
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Old 11-23-2008, 12:14 AM
 
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Omaha - used to be (still think it is) highest number of millionaire per capita and also the world's richest (or one) of men. Take that set of citizens and then compare with the balance of the citizens and that's a pretty big gap.
If a city has a few billionaires and everyone else is doing OK, that city does not have that big of an income gap.
New Orleans has an income gap. It is a wealthy city, but a majority are poor and the middle class is sparse.
Omaha does not have an income gap.
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Old 11-23-2008, 12:15 AM
 
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Quick question. If somebody would have asked for the hilliest city in America, would you still have answered Omaha?
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Old 11-23-2008, 12:17 AM
 
Location: Pittsburgh, USA
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New York. Median household incomes range from $9,000 to $190,000.
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Old 11-23-2008, 12:21 AM
 
Location: Houston
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New York. Median household incomes range from $9,000 to $190,000.
how does someone live on $9,000? That's sad.
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