What the census reveals about key changes shaping Harlem


The recently updated US Census Explorer tool provides an easy way to visualize trends and changes over time from from 1990 – 2012.

The Harlem maps below illustrate what is happening in terms of household median income, which is rising – the primary cause of which appears to be gentrification.

The maps offer many other ways to look at what’s happening in Harlem, in New York, and around the country.

Access the map here and put in your zip code.


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  1. If Marcus Garvey Park indeed has all that money, why has Lower Lenox fallen sooo far behind Lower FDB in therms of services / restaurants / bars offered?

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