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Table 1 Number (n) of people, census tracts and all food stores in Brooklyn, New York by area income and race/ethnicity, 2007-2011

From: Brooklyn, New York foodscape 2007–2011: a five-year analysis of stability in food retail environments

   Income Race*
  Brooklyn Lowest Middle Highest Predominantly non-white Racially mixed Predominantly white
Total population N (%) 2,465,326 (100.0) 653,652 (26.5) 1,544,649 (62.7) 267,025 (10.8) 1,062,743 (43.1) 831,362 (33.7) 571,221 (23.2)
Census tracts N (%) 774 (100.0) 181 (23.4) 477 (61.4) 116 (15.0) 311 (40.2) 264 (34.1) 199 (25.7)
Total food stores** N (Number of stores per 10,000 persons)
  2007 4038 (16.4) 1128 (17.3) 2614 (16.9) 296 (11.1) 1624 (15.3) 1557 (18.7) 857 (15.0)
  2008 4048 (16.4) 1140 (17.4) 2612 (16.9) 296 (11.1) 1631 (15.4) 1545 (18.6) 872 (15.3)
  2009 4164 (16.9) 1170 (17.9) 2695 (17.5) 299 (11.2) 1682 (15.6) 1596 (19.2) 1596 (19.2)
  2010 4284 (17.4) 1189 (18.2) 2791 (18.1) 304 (11.4) 1775 (16.7) 1621 (19.5) 908 (15.9)
  2011 5145 (20.9) 1459 (22.3) 3297 (21.3) 389 (14.6) 1983 (18.7) 2134 (25.7) 1028 (18.0)
  5- Year change 1107 (4.5) 331 (5.1) 683 (4.4) 93 (3.5) 359 (3.4) 577 (6.9) 171 (3.0)
Supermarkets N (Number of stores per 10,000 persons)
  2007 173 (0.7) 43 (0.7) 107 (0.7) 23 (0.9) 88 (0.8) 59 (0.7) 26 (0.5)
  2008 171 (0.7) 45 (0.7) 102 (0.7) 24 (0.9) 84 (0.8) 62 (0.7) 25 (0.4)
  2009 189 (0.7) 45 (0.7) 105 (0.7) 23 (0.7) 89 (0.8) 59 (0.7) 25 (0.4)
  2010 187 (0.8) 50 (0.2) 112 (0.7) 25 (0.9) 96 (0.9) 62 (0.7) 29 (0.5)
  2011 189 (0.8) 53 (0.8) 109 (0.7) 27 (1.0) 98 (0.9) 62 (0.5) 29 (0.5)
  5- Year change 16 (0.1) 10 (0.2) 2 (0.01) 4 (0.1) 10 (0.1) 3 (0.4) 3 (0.1)
  1. N number; % percentage.
  2. *Area Race: Predominantly Non-White: <25% White non-Hispanic; Racially Mixed: 25-75% White non-Hispanic; Predominantly White: >75% White non-Hispanic.
  3. ** Total Food Stores are any of the following: supermarkets (chain, and stores requiring membership), small grocers, bodegas/corner stores, convenience stores, specialty shops, fruit and vegetable markets, dollar stores and pharmacies.