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Only 0.75 miles separate one of New York’s wealthiest congressional districts from one of its poorest.New York Magazine profiles the gap between New York’s 14th and 16th congressional districts. The 14th includes most of Manhattan’s East Side below Harlem and a large portion of Queens, and the 16th includes a large portion of the Bronx.
We picked out some dramatic facts from this must-read article.
Mayor Bloomberg made 42 official visits to Manhattan's East Side in a year, and only 10 to the Bronx
At age 25 and higher, only 9% of people on the East Side have less than a high school education, compared to 41.2% in the Bronx
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