Interesting Graphs and Charts

10 Charts San Franciscans Should be Thankful For

1. San Francisco’s Economy is Doing Well. The last five years have been trying times for many American families. Though the 2008 financial crisis hit San Francisco hard as well, the city made a remarkable comeback. In recent months, unemployment in the city dropped below 6 percent, despite bouncing between 7 and 8 percent in the country as a whole. Read more…

 

photo courtesy of Mode Analytics

photo courtesy of Mode Analytics

 

Unique City Maps to Help Newbies Navigate the Culture

Lots of new people have moved to San Francisco in the last two years, with more headed our way. The Association of Bay Area Governments’ estimates that San Francisco’s population will soar from the current 812,000 to at least 964,000 by 2035. All these new people, many of them lured by the burgeoing tech industry here, are well equipped to use Google Maps, but what about maps that chart culture, weather, living expenses and neighborhood characteristics? Read more…

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