Additionally, “single” according to the Census means anyone who isn’t married, so even long-term relationships don’t come into the picture at all. It’s singles by age and zip code in the SF Bay Area. And yes, this map doesn’t account for sexuality at all, so there are plenty of men in those blue zones with zero interest in women.
And that time I showed how I was completely kind of horribly somewhat wrong, and that Manhattan is nothing but an island-nation of nothing but women?
Now it’s time to take a look at the other half of the puzzle: the ratio of single men to single women in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Playing around with the age ranges for the Bay Area, I set it to 50-64 and found a map that just plain made me giggle.
Jonathan Soma is a Brooklyn based data wrangler who teaches everything from Thai cooking to the Loch Ness monster at the Brooklyn Brainery and runs a data code narrative program at Columbia’s Journalism School.
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