New York's Richest by the Numbers: Ritholtz Chart

Barry Ritholtz is a Bloomberg View columnist. He founded Ritholtz Wealth Management and was chief executive and director of equity research at FusionIQ, a quantitative research firm. He blogs at the Big Picture and is the author of “Bailout Nation: How Greed and Easy Money Corrupted Wall Street and Shook the World Economy.”
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35,432: That is the number of people who made up New York City's top 1 percent in 2011.

At least according to the Independent Budget Office of the City of New York. (This fascinating data point came to my attention via Greg David's blog at Crain's).

Have a look at some of the details in the table below.

Corrects amount of state income tax paid by city residents.

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