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With the freedom has come certain costs: isolation, regret and the feeling that, although you may still feel 25 in your heart, your knees are starting to ache and the years are slipping by fast.“Are you single?
” the Manhattan-based matchmaker Maria Avgitidis asked a reporter mid-interview, plunging him into a dark place. Do you ever feel like all the really good girls that you would want to marry are taken? And that is exactly where that panic comes from.”That stomach-churning fear was perhaps best expressed by the comedian Chris Rock in his 1996 special “Bring the Pain”: “Every man has to settle down eventually. Because you don’t want to be the old guy in the club. Every club you go into, there’s always some old guy.
Jonathan Soma is a Brooklyn based data wrangler who teaches everything from Thai cooking to the Loch Ness monster at the Brooklyn Brainery and runs a data code narrative program at Columbia’s Journalism School.
Aside from taking pleasure in the feeling of moving untethered through the years, they may have wanted to make sure their careers were on track before starting a family during a rocky economic period. Yet both aspire to fatherhood, even as they worry that it may be getting late.
Fast forward to seven years later: earlier this month I was asked to give a pre-Valentines Day talk about my depressing singles map at Geo NYC, a super cool group of mapping folks. Apologies, single ladies of Manhattan, but East is East and West is West and never the twain shall meet.
Since they were all New Yorkers, I thought, why not break the singles down by ZIP code and give them a little something more to chew on? , the strongest outpost for single women in almost the entire map: Brownsville.
My singles map gets updated every single year, and every time it’s the exact same result: you complaining ladies must be crazy. While there might be more single men in NYC than single women, they aren’t who you think.
Take a look at this map about what life is really like as a single person in NYC – it’s singles organized by age and zip code. Note #2: This data is from the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey, Table B12002. Men have a couple holdouts, with the blue chunk on the left and the one at the bottom.