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Class-Divided Cities: New York Edition

Examining America's dramatic socio-economic residential segregation.
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Zara Matheson/MPI

This is the first post in a series exploring class divides across America's largest cities and metros.

Social class, an inescapable presence in American life, influences almost every aspect of our culture. It is inscribed on our very geography. Although our cities are more than ever our most powerful economic engines, they also are becoming more divided along class lines, creating distinct experiences within a given city.