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Mayor Michael Bloomberg (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bloomberg: More Billionaires Moving To NYC Would Be ‘Godsend’

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the problem with the income gap was not at the low-end, but was actually the result of the city’s ability to attract “a lot of the very wealthy” from around the globe.


Mayor Bloomberg at news conference (file/credit: Edward Reed/Mayor's Office)

Federal Census Data Shows Growing Income Gap In New York City

The income gap was most apparent in Manhattan, where the wealthiest 20% of Manhattanites make more than 40 times what the lowest 20% earn, according to the data.


Greenburgh, NY (file / credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Home Ownership Hold Its Own In Westchester County

According to data from the U.S. Census, 63 percent of residents owned their home last year, and that number has pretty much been the same since 2000.