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In One Chart: New York is 10th on this list of U.S. cities with the greatest income inequality

When it comes to the thorny issue of rising income inequality, the city that has come to symbolize the vast “new money” tech wealth of Silicon Valley isn’t quite as bad as some of those bastions of “old money” to the east.

Mappings-software firm Esri nicely illustrates that point and a lot more with its visual tour of the growing chasm across the United States, which takes a look at the top 10 cities where the divide is the greatest.

As you can see from this illustration, San Francisco comes in at No. 9:

Nowadays, the study points out, one-percenters enjoy twice the share of the nation’s total income than they did half a century ago.

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