Poor in the City
According to a recent report from The Center for an Urban Future, it takes nearly $125,000 to live “middle class” in New York City — compared to a mere $95,000 in San Francisco, $65,000 in Atlanta and a paltry $50,000 in Houston. Despite the ongoing economic slowdown, living in New York still requires serious cash for everything from milk to Metrocards. Thinking of moving to the Big Apple? Read this story from US News and you might think again.