What We Know
Our community district’s median family income is $26,349, making it the 3rd poorest community district in NYC.
20 of the 25 fastest growing city based jobs with salaries over $50,000 require a college degree.
Adults with a BA degree earn about 66% more than their peers with a high school diploma. Those with an AA Degree earn 32% more.
Only19% of Bronx residents over the age of 25 have a bachelor’s degree or higher – the second-lowest rate among the nation’s 100 largest counties.
Who We Serve
91% of New Settlement students are from low-income households.
99% of New Settlement Students are Bronx Residents.
College Access Outcomes
Students who received 1:1 college advising in 2016 – 2017 received over $3 million in financial aid.