By the Numbers
Every Person in New York
|Before we get to By The Numbers for the city, a few stats for MUG:
• In 2017, MUG will celebrate its 25th anniversary.
• Original format: 8 pages, printed once a month
• Number of holes punched: 3
• Switch from analog to digital? 2003
• MUG's 2016 operating budget: $50,000
• Amount earned from advertising: 0
• Amount of operating revenue funded by readers: 100%
• Amount raised to date: $28,919
• Raised in 11 days for the MUG 25 campaign: $5,601 of our $25,000 goal.
789 City-owned bridges
82 City-owned bridges are classified as structurally deficient.
45% of NYCDOT bridge projects are over budget.
CBCNY [Photo: NickCPrior]
NEW YORK'S FASTEST GROWING COMPANY
Growth Rate: 2,829,405% (2013-2015)
Week of 10/9/16: $2,214,118
Average ticket price paid: $205.87
Week of 10/11/15: $1,678,091
Average ticket price paid: $156.58
NYC VOTER TURNOUT
2000 Presidential Election
Registered Voters: 3,672,265
Voter Turnout: 2,282,944
2004 Presidential Election
Registered Voters: 4,002,497
Voter Turnout: 2,459,652
2008 Presidential Election
Registered Voters: 4,119,923
Voter Turnout: 2,615,770
2012 Presidential Election
Registered Voters: 4,224,811
Voter Turnout: 2,447,897
NYC is committed to reducing its greenhouse gas emission by 80% (over 2005 levels) by 2050.
NYC.gov [A visualization of NYC greenhouse gas emissions as one-ton spheres of carbon dioxide gas]
Gallons per person per day: 125.8 in 2009
Down from a high of 208.3 gallons per person per day in 1988
NYC Open Data
The City's Homeless Population, 2012
NYC Open Data
Since 2011, employment in manufacturing is up 3.3% in NYC.
Food manufacturing employment is up 22.9%
The portion of tax revenue that comes from property taxes: 44% in FY2017
Amount: $24.2 billion
CBCNY [Painting: Brueghel's The tax collector's office]
Jason Polan started Every Person in New York in March of 2008. He plans on working on the project until it is finished. Look for more at Jason's site and his book Every Person in New York.