Posts Tagged ‘income’

The Grass is Always Greener:A look into public park access and income

December 23, 2015

We set out to study the relationship between a New Yorker’s access to public transportation, their income, and their access to city greenspace. We hypothesized that more affluent neighborhoods would have greater access to recreational spaces. Ultimately, we found no correlation between the median income of a neighborhood and the acres of greenspace available to […]

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The Cost of Air Quality: A comparative analysis of air quality and income in New York City

December 15, 2015

Lower income neighborhoods in New York City have historically been known to have higher populations and less green space than their higher income counterparts. They also frequently serve as targets for waste disposal and locations for factories, factors which contribute to environmental pollution and health problems for local populations. This unequal exposure of hazardous materials […]

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It’s Ruff in NYC

December 15, 2015

The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship, if any, between the socioeconomic status of New Yorkers and the types of dogs they owned. This included the sizes and breeds of the dogs, as well as the method through which they were obtained. Data was collected from two neighborhoods with high socioeconomic standing […]

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Possible Correlation Between New York State County Income and Quantity of Bird Species Observed

December 11, 2014

The 62 counties of New York State exhibit tremendous disparities in terms of their economic circumstances. Wealthier counties have greater means to own and maintain more gardens, parks, and fields than poorer counties. Such habitats attract birds during their migratory and nesting periods. Consequently, one may logically assume that the greatest number of bird observations […]

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