Longstanding and rising income inequality, combined with a history of racial residential segregation, has led to startling health inequities between neighborhoods. Poor health outcomes tend to cluster in places that people of color call home and where many residents live in poverty. This is unfair and avoidable.
A person's health should not be determined by his or her ZIP code.The Community Health Profiles include indicators that reflect a broad set of conditions that impact health. Using the data and information provided in each of these profiles, New Yorkers can better advocate for their own neighborhoods. Learn more about your neighborhood below.
Bedford Stuyvesant (Bk)
Central Harlem/Polo Grounds (M)
East Harlem (M)
Hunts Point (Bx)
Mariner’s Harbor (SI)
Mott Haven (Bx)