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The poverty rate in New York City rose from 18% to 23% in 2022, impacting vulnerable children, according to Columbia University.

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Nearly 2M NYC residents live in poverty, including 1 in 4 children: report

Over half of New York City residents either live in poverty or are low-income, according to a new report from anti-poverty nonprofit Robin Hood and Columbia University’s Center on Poverty and Social Policy. The number of people across the five boroughs living in poverty jumped from 1.5 million to 2 million between 2021 and 2022, according to the Poverty Tracker Annual Report.

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