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By the Numbers
Poll: The Supersized Soda Ban


Per capita carbonated soft drink consumption monthly in the U.S:
59 eight-ounce servings
[Beverage Digest PDF]

Per capita wine consumption monthly in the U.S.:
1 bottle
[Wine Institute PDF]


Increase of fitness and sports centers in New York from 2000-2010:
66.1%

Obese New Yorkers 2002:
18.2%

Obese New Yorkers 2010:
2010:
23.4%

[NYC Economic Development Corp.]




Sales last fall, 3 auctions houses over 2 weeks:


[NYC Economic Development Corp.]


NYC debt outstanding in 2011:


[Citizens Budget Commission]



Top Digital Startups in NYC
#1: TheLadders.com
$800 million

Also in the top 10:
Gilt Groupe, $750 million
Fresh Direct, $300 million
Etsy, $300 million
(values are estimated)
[Crain's]








In 2003, New Yorkers were stopped by the police 160,851 times.

77,704 were black (54%)
44,581 were Latino (31%)
17,623 were white (12%)
83,499 were aged 14-24 (55%)
140,442 were totally innocent (87%)

In 2011, New Yorkers were stopped by the police 685,724 times.
350,743 were black (53%)
223,740 were Latino (34%)
61,805 were white (9%)
341,581 were aged 14-24 (51%)
605,328 were totally innocent (88%)
NYCLU



Current average NYC taxi ride:
$11.82

Projected average NYC taxi ride, if new fare increases pass:
$14
[NY Post]



Shopping days until Christmas:
Per the Mayans, day left until the end of the world:













A couple of errors to correct in yesterday's article on Murray Hill:

The Collector's Club is on E. 35th, not W. 35th.

The address for Sniffen Court is 150 E. 36th, not E. 38th Street.

poll


Do you support Mayor Bloomberg's proposed ban of supersized sodas and other sugary drinks?

vote

68%
Yes

vote

32%
No


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