Since these areas are basically married, it makes sense to treat them as a single statistical area, right? It’s what Chelsea once was.” As for the one on the bottom, I spend a lot of time down under side of the Manhattan bridge, and while it looks like the Lower East Side I can tell you this: all of those single men are living in Chinatown.
The ones that include NYC also claim some New Jersey, maybe a little Pennsylvania, Long Island, etc. Let’s hop across the East River for a moment – in the 20-34 range up above, Williamsburg has a few more men and Greenpoint has a few more ladies, but if we adjust down to 20-29 the picture changes a wee bit. Hip, single, straight, female twentysomethings: you are doomed. Going back to the Chinatown-makes-Lower-Manhattan-blue observation, let’s examine the Outer Boroughs to see if we can find a trend…
Since they were all New Yorkers, I thought, why not break the singles down by ZIP code and give them a little something more to chew on? , the strongest outpost for single women in almost the entire map: Brownsville.
I think the correct phrase for this situation is “and you won’t believe what happened next.” See all that pink? The tiny, fleeting pieces of blue are majority single men. The trend spreads out to Bed Stuy and East New York, and continues down through Flatbush and other predominantly African-American areas of Brooklyn.
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For the past half-dozen years I’ve been fighting an easily-mapped battle about the shortage of eligible bachelors in New York City.
Extra single men was a clear trend everywhere, so there was no reason to look closer, right? As far as I can tell, New York City as a whole only has more single men than single women because of immigrant communities.
Fast forward to seven years later: earlier this month I was asked to give a pre-Valentines Day talk about my depressing singles map at Geo NYC, a super cool group of mapping folks. Apologies, single ladies of Manhattan, but East is East and West is West and never the twain shall meet.