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DiNapoli: Millions Of New Yorkers Living In Homes Above Affordability Level

Affordable housing is defined by the federal government as being below 30 percent of household income. DiNapoli says more than 3 million households statewide paid at least 30 percent of their 2012 income for a place to live.

03/10/2014

NYC mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio Uses New Census Data To Back Up ‘Tale Of 2 Cities’ Platform

The U.S. Census Bureau’s annual American Community Survey shows the poverty rate has risen, while the median household income stayed flat from 2011 to 2012.

09/19/2013

Empire State Building (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New York City’s Population Reaches All-Time High

The city’s population increased by 161,564 since 2010 – about two percent in two years — bringing the total population to an all-time record high of 8.3 million, according to the latest U.S. Census Bureau estimates.

03/14/2013

Food pantry at St. Augustine's Church in the Bronx (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Census Figures Show 1 In 5 NYC Residents Living In Poverty

Information from the 2010 American Community Survey showed the poverty rate had increased from 18.7 percent in 2009 to 20.1 percent in 2010.

09/22/2011

2010 Census

Census: More New Jerseyans Live Alone Than With Families

For the first time, a higher percentage of households consist of one person living alone than nuclear families with a husband, wife and children. However, people living alone are still less common in New Jersey than they are nationwide.

05/26/2011

2010 Census

NY Census Figures Released; Bloomberg Says They Don’t ‘Make Any Sense’

Census 2010 figures for New York state show minimal growth in New York City over the past decade and population losses in the largest upstate cities.

03/24/2011