Here Are The 12 Poorest Cities In New York

Considered to be one of our country’s more expensive states to live in, New York residents are constantly vocalizing their thoughts on our taxes and earned income. According to the United States Census Bureau, the cities below have the lowest per capita or median household income. Each featuring their own attractions and characteristics, you may very well be surprised to see which cities in the Empire State are technically the poorest.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Did it surprise you to see any of these cities make our list? For more head-turning statistics, take a look at The 10 Most Dangerous Places In New York After Dark!