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Table 2 Stability of food stores over 5 years, with number and density per 10,000 persons, by median income of census tract

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

  Total Lowest income Middle income Highest income
  Total stores Supermarkets Total stores Supermarkets Total stores Supermarkets Total stores Supermarkets
2007 stores remaining open through 2011 (“Stable Stores”) 2149 (8.7) 131 (0.5) 561 (8.6) 31 (0.5) 1393 (9.0) 79 (0.5) 195 (7.3) 21 (0.8)
2007 stores closed by 2011 (“Closed Stores”) 1889 (7.7) 42 (0.2) 567 (8.7) 12 (0.2) 1221 (7.9) 28 (0.2) 101 (3.8) 2 (0.07)
  Food store replacements          (“Replaced Stores”) 1193 (4.8) 35 (0.1) 370 (5.7) 10 (0.2) 765 (5.0) 23 (0.2) 58 (2.2) 2 (0.07)
  Not replaced by a food store as of 2011         (“Permanent Closures”) 696 (2.8) 7 (.03) 197 (3.0) 2 (0.03) 456 (3.0) 5 (0.03) 43 (1.6) 0
2011 food stores in new locations (“New Locations”) 1803 (7.3) 23 (0.1) 528 (8.1) 12 (0.2) 1139 (7.4) 7 (0.2) 136 (5.1) 4 (0.1)
  1. N number.
  2. Total Stores includes: supermarkets (chain, and stores requiring membership), small grocers, bodegas/corner stores, convenience stores, specialty shops, fruit and vegetable markets, dollar stores and pharmacies.