Map Shows New York’s 100 Richest and Poorest Locations – 10 Of the Poorest in Central New York
A map displaying the 100 richest and 100 poorest towns shows the stark upstate/downstate divide in New York State. 98 of the 100 richest locations are all downstate while the vast majority of the poorest locations are in Upstate New York. 10 of the poorest places are in Oneida, Herkimer and Madison Counties.
Cold Brook $13,674
In case you're curious, the only location in Upstate New York that is among the richest places in New York is the village of Cayuga Heights, a suburb of Ithaca.
The poorest location in the state is downstate in Orange County, the village of Kiryas Joel, an Orthodox Jewish enclave.
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