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Bronx, New York (NY) Poverty Rate Data
Information about poor and low income residents



Poverty rates in Bronx

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2016:
Bronx:

35.4%
Whole state:

18.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2016:
Bronx:

12.2%
Whole state:

6.7%

Poverty rate among disabled males:
Bronx:

29.8%
New York:

18.1%

Disability rate in this borough among poor males (it is 26.7% among residents who are not classified as poor):
Bronx:

31.0%
New York:

18.1%

Poverty rate among disabled females:
Bronx:

37.0%
New York:

23.0%

Disability rate in this borough among poor females (it is 27.2% among residents who are not classified as poor):
Bronx:

33.5%
New York:

23.0%

Renting rate in this borough among poor and not poor residents:
Residents below poverty level:

94.2%
Residents above poverty level:

74.8%

Poverty by age in Bronx

Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Bronx
Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Bronx
Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Bronx, NY

Poverty by race and place of birth in Bronx

Breakdown by races of poor residents (income below poverty level) in Bronx
Breakdown by races of poor residents (income below poverty level) in Bronx
Poverty status for native-born residents
  • 30.4%Below poverty level
  • 69.6%Above poverty level
Poverty status for native-born residents
  • 25.8%Below poverty level
  • 74.2%Above poverty level

Poverty in families in Bronx

Children below poverty level:
Bronx, New York:

40.0%
State:

20.4%


Poverty rate among high school graduates not in families:
Bronx:

25.8%
New York:

18.3%

Poverty rate among people who did not graduate high school not in families:
Bronx:

54.2%
New York:

44.0%
Poor families by family type
  • 25.7%Married-couple family
  • 9.0%Male, no wife present
  • 65.3%Female, no husband present
Breakdown of poor residents in Bronx not in families by work experience
  • 1.8%Worked full-time, year-round
  • 17.3%Worked part-time
  • 80.9%Did not work
Breakdown of poor married-couple families by work experience
  • 0.4%Both worked full-time
  • 3.1%One full-time, other part-time
  • 13.7%One full-time, other didn't work
  • 7.1%Both worked part-time
  • 28.3%One part-time, other didn't work
  • 47.3%Both didn't work

Other data

Year house/condo built for residents below and above poverty levels
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