New data on poverty level in NYS
Posted at: 09/19/2013 8:43 PM | Updated at: 09/19/2013 9:37 PM
New data from New York State about the number of people living below the poverty level in our area.
News10NBC found out between 2007 and 2011, more than 14% of people in Monroe County were living below the poverty level. That's defined as a household income of $23,500 or below. The average household income in Monroe County is $52,260, about $4,000 lower than the state average.