Concentrated Poverty In The New York City

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Concentrated poverty defined as a high population of people with very little or no income clustered in a neighborhood due to the fact they are not spreading all over the city. In the article Concentrated Poverty in the New York City : An Analysis Of Changing Geographic Patterns Of Poverty shows a statistic that in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, the concentrated poverty rate grew from 38.0 percent in 2000 to 43.2 percent 2006 to 2010. In the South Bronx neighborhoods of Mott Haven and Hunts points , over two thirds (67.3 percent) in addition, almost three-quarters(72.5 percent) of all children live in extreme poverty area. Following this further it generates crime rates to increase , poor housing , insufficient health facilities , limited job opportunities , and Poor performance in education.…show more content…
Living in a low income area , you see that there are a lot of drugs being distributed , and people who wants to quit , are easily persuaded causing them to have that adrenaline. As said in the article Where We Live Matters for Our Health: Neighborhoods and Health "health can be adversely affected by poor air and water quality or proximity to facilities that produce or store hazardous substances; by housing conditions exposing residents to lead paint , mold ,dust ........." People's health can be affected by the pollution in the air, producing chemicals , causing an infection in your respiratory which leads to them to various diseases . Even in your household if it's unsanitary you would be exposed to dangerous matters which results in you becoming

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