Interactive Map: Where Are the Unbanked and Underbanked in New York City?
Nationwide, millions of Americans live on the economic margins. Nearly 8 percent of US households are unbanked (do not have a checking or savings account) and 20 percent are underbanked (have checking or savings accounts but also use alternative financial services). This visualization provides information on how many New Yorkers are unbanked and underbanked. It looks at the city as a whole as well as separately in the five boroughs and 55 neighborhoods.