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New data on poverty level in NYS

Posted at: 09/19/2013 8:43 PM
Updated at: 09/19/2013 9:37 PM



New data from New York State about the number of people living below the poverty level in our area. 
 
News10NBC found out between 2007 and 2011, more than 14% of people in Monroe County were living below the poverty level. That's defined as a household income of $23,500 or below. The average household income in Monroe County is $52,260, about $4,000 lower than the state average.