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    The large spread of average vs. median demonstrates how extreme the income imbalance here. Regardless, half of households in Manhattan make $50,000 a year or less.

    "I'll believe that corporations are people when I see Rick Perry execute one."

    by bink on Mon Dec 31, 2012 at 09:38:53 AM PST

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    •  And the median is an important stat (1+ / 0-)
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      in this case.  Comparing it with the average income, it shows the vast disparity between working class people in Manhattan and their wealthier counterparts.

      Democratic Leaders must be very clear they stand with the working class of our country. Democrats must hold the line in demanding that deficit reduction is done fairly -- not on the backs of the elderly, the sick, children and the poor.

      by Betty Pinson on Mon Dec 31, 2012 at 10:34:59 AM PST

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