For the past half-dozen years I’ve been fighting an easily-mapped battle about the shortage of eligible bachelors in New York City.
Straight, single women claim there’s no men, I wave around some data saying otherwise, and then we all have a fun time figuring out where the guys are hiding. My refutation of every single New York woman’s experience was such a Thing that Except, of course, I was completely (kind of) wrong.
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.
Now that my only son is going off to college, it's time to restart my life, and hopefully my love-life.If you are sincere about getting to know me better then drop...A Russian dating site is an exciting place to meet and connect with beautiful women.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…In each of these MSAs, there are absolutely more young, single men than young, single women. is Jackson Heights, where you have a large number of South Asian immigrants (and NYC’s oldest gay community). Queens Chinatown), ③ is Brooklyn Chinatown and ④, if you’ll allow me a large degree of geographic wiggle room, is Brighton Beach, with a large number of immigrants from Russia (and others).On most days when time is available to me I spent it... There are thousands of men and women looking for love or friendship in Queens, New York.My singles map gets updated every single year, and every time it’s the exact same result: you complaining ladies must be crazy. While there might be more single men in NYC than single women, they aren’t who you think.Take a look at this map about what life is really like as a single person in NYC – it’s singles organized by age and zip code. Note #2: This data is from the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey, Table B12002. Men have a couple holdouts, with the blue chunk on the left and the one at the bottom.I'm hoping to find the type of closeness that I...I like to focus my energy on collecting experiences. I'm the type of person who likes to seize opportunities and make the most of every day.