The map below shows median household income in South Bronx by area. Areas in the top 1% of earnings are in purple, high-earning areas are in green, and low-earning areas are in red.

Bronx, NY map (which includes South Bronx) of rich and poor neighborhoods by household income

Household Income Key

Top 1%


The median household income in South Bronx is $31,277. This means South Bronx income is much lower than the median income in the United States, with neighborhood household incomes in the 10th percentile. Education is usually most correlated with income, and in South Bronx 14% of adults have bachelor’s degrees or higher versus 31% nationwide. 89% of neighborhoods might have higher incomes, and 9% of locations would have lower household income. Compared to nearby neighborhoods family and household incomes are lower. Median income ranges from a low of $9,744 to a high of $73,771 in some neighborhoods.

Higher income areas are typically found in the southwest parts of the neighborhood, and lower income areas are in the northeast areas.

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