MONDAY, JAN 12, 2015
A number of New York City's most luxurious homes are actually pieds-à-terre or investment properties. In the NY Times article "Why the Doorman Is Lonely: New York City’s Emptiest Co-ops and Condos," Julie Satow examines these empty buildings and how they came to be. She cites Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge when she parses the data and more about the wealth gap's role.
...The I.B.O. data doesn’t include townhouses or 421a buildings, so there...
FRIDAY, JAN 02, 2015
Georgia's population broke the 10 million mark for the first time, making it the eighth most populous state in the nation, according to new Census Bureau estimates. Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge appeared on Georgia Public Radio's On Second Thought to talk with host Celeste Headlee about the trends, patterns and future population predictions.
Listen to the full segment here:
Beveridge also talked about the recent population gr...
THURSDAY, DEC 25, 2014
Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge appeared on NPR's All Things Considered to discuss the latest Census estimates and Florida's population growth with host Robert Siegel.
Listen to their conversation here:
"Florida's Population Pushes New York Out Of 3rd Place"
New Census data shows that Florida has finally taken over New York's title of third most-populous state. Andrew Beveridge, CEO of Social Explorer, ta...
WEDNESDAY, DEC 24, 2014
Florida has edged out New York in population size, according to newly released Census Bureau estimates. The citrus state now has about 19.9 million residents comapred to New York's 19.7 million. (California and Texas remain the top two most populous states.)
Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge spoke with reporters for the New York Times and the Miami Herald about comparing the land of apples to the land of oranges.
In "Ceding to Florida, New Y...
TUESDAY, DEC 23, 2014
Lonely Planet heralded Queens as the top tourist destination, inviting visitors to experience the eclectic borough's cultural, culinary and physical greatness. The New York Times even took a break from its Brooklyn coverage to write about Queens' ascention. Of course, the borough's 2,256,400 residents--including this blog post author--already know about Queens' diverse offerings and comforts (population data from the 2009-13 American C...
THURSDAY, DEC 04, 2014
Our latest collaboration with the Census Bureau launches today!
Young Adults: Then and Now looks at socioeconomic characteristics of 18- to 34-year-olds across time, from Baby Boomers to Millennials. Compare the different generations by gender, education, median income, and more. Young people today are more diverse, better educated, more likely to be bilingual. They also have higher rates of poverty and unemployment. (Read more about th...
THURSDAY, OCT 02, 2014
A new radio story on the lack of police diversity features commentary and analysis from Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge. In "Not Just Ferguson, Many NJ Towns Have Mostly White Police," WNYC reporter Sarah Gonzalez examined the gap between residents and their local police.
Police Departments in New Jersey are struggling to hire women and minorities, leaving many towns with a high number of minority residents being policed by mostly white officers.
THURSDAY, SEP 18, 2014
In the New York Times article "Gap Between Manhattan’s Rich and Poor Is Greatest in U.S., Census Finds," Sam Roberts investigates demographic trends with data and analysis from Social Explorer and Andrew Beveridge. Newly released data from the American Community Survey reveal that "Manhattan is becoming an island of extremes."
The mean income of the top 5 percent of households in Manhattan soared 9 percent in 2013 over 2012, giving Manhattan the biggest...
THURSDAY, SEP 11, 2014
The New York Times cites data and analysis from Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge in its examination of the lack of diversity in police precincts. In the article "Mostly White Forces in Mostly Black Towns: Police Struggle for Racial Diversity," reporter Shaila Dewan explores the demographics and challenges of police precincts in Ferguson, MO, Maple Heights, OH, and beyond. The data show that while the cities are diverse or majority Afri...
THURSDAY, JUL 03, 2014
The New York Times' Sam Roberts explored what the newly released Census Bureau estimates reveal about New York City's changing demographics. He cites Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge in the article "Census Estimates Show Another Increase in New York City’s Non-Hispanic White Population."
Starting with a profile of a young white family's decision to stay in New York City, he characterizes their commitment to living in the city over the sub...