Forty-four percent of New York City residents making $100,000 or more have considered moving out of the five boroughs since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus began, with nearly three-quarters citing the cost of living, a new poll found.

The Siena College Research Institute released its findings Wednesday of a survey commissioned by the Manhattan Institute.

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It found 37% of those making six figures – who pay 80% of the income taxes and 22% of the overall tax revenue – likely will not be living in New York within two years.

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