Developments in development: Home of the Rich
By Laura Wenus : missionlocal – excerpt
You knew the city was changing – now here are some number that illustrate how. The population turnover citywide has resulted in huge shifts. More white, Latino and Asian people and fewer black people live in the city as a whole (though the Mission’s Latino population specifically has dropped), but more significantly, the mean income jumped by about 13 percent, to $134,000, between 2014 and 2015 citywide.
Here’s some data from Citylab about how much wealthier the population has become, in heat map form. For a fun comparison, pull that up side by side with this map from Curbed of where people voted for Trump:… (more)