NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Nearly half of top-earning New Yorkers are looking to leave New York City.
That’s according to a new poll by Siena College Research Institute and Manhattan Institute.READ MORE: NYPD Officer Jason Rivera Fatally Shot, Officer Wilbert Mora Critically Injured Responding To Harlem Domestic Dispute
If finds 44% of city residents making $100,000 a year or more have considered moving away in the last four months. Sixty nine percent cite cost of living as the top reason.
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That’s the same percentage of respondents who say they’re not confident the city will return to normal any time soon.
The findings would mean a major loss of tax revenue for the city.MORE NEWS: New York Weather: CBS2’s 1/22 Saturday Morning Forecast
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