The State of the Region: Hampton Roads 2012
Incomes are distributed more equally in Hampton Roads than nationally and certainly more so than in New York City. At least 80 percent of households in Hampton Roads are better off in economic terms than the comparable 80 percent in New York City.
Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University, "Part 2: How Much is Too Much? Comparing Income Inequality and the Cost of Living in Hampton Roads to New York City" (2012). State of the Region Reports: Hampton Roads. 54.