Adults and children: San Francisco, Berkeley, Oakland

Each red dot is 25 adults (age 18 or over); each blue dot is 25 children (under age 18). Data from Census 2000. Base map © OpenStreetMap, CC-BY-SA

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  • Joseph Readdy 5y

    Very, very cool, Eric. I especially like how certain particular elements stand out (like San Quentin).
  • sanjoseguerrero 5y

    Very interesting. Some of the kids in SF are on very long yellow (and Muni) bus rides in the name of diversifying the schools.
  • Eric Fischer PRO 5y

    I wish I had a good source of data for student home locations vs. school locations so that I could plot the travel patterns. Do you know if there is a student directory available somewhere?
  • mary PRO 5y

    Good to see San Quentin is mostly red. (Though on the ethnicity maps, it was startling in contrast to most of Marin.)
  • rob1977nc 5y

    Are you going to do other cities too, like you did for "Race & Ethnicity" series? I think age visualizations are just as interesting.
  • Eric Fischer PRO 5y

    I was waiting to see if anyone asked... Any particular cities you would like to see?
  • Paul Mison PRO 5y

    I'd be curious to see if there's much difference between the big/old cities and the big/new ones (so NYC, Chicago, perhaps LA vs Miami, Phoenix, Las Vegas, perhaps?)
  • sanjoseguerrero 5y

    I will see what I can obtain from SFUSD. I know that there is a disconnect in several parts of SF between where the kids are and where the SFUSD owns/operates facilities.
  • nickb1967 4y

    Note how relatively childless San Francisco is compared to other cities. I read somewhere there are more pet dogs than minors in SF.
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