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Which NYC Neighborhoods Can You Afford To Live In—Alone?

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Looking back on 2015, it was a veritable real estate apocalypse for most anyone who doesn't sleep on a mattress made of $100 bills. It has never before been more expensive to buy in Manhattan, and Brooklyn rental prices are higher now than ever before. At a time when costs in the city just keep going up, the dream of living alone may seem like a dream deferred. But there's a light at the end of the tunnel. DNAinfo has used StreetEasy stats to map median asking rent in 2015, and set it to a handy interactive map that suggests neighborhoods you can live alone in depending on yearly salary.

· MAP: Here's Where You Can Afford to Live Alone [DNAinfo]
· Cool Map Thing archives [Curbed]