Population Density

Conor Sen

'If You Live Near Other People, You're Probably a Democrat. If Your Neighbors Are Distant, Republican'

The latest evidence of the political influence of density.

Luminocity GB

These Spell-Binding Visualizations Map British Cities by Density

An interactive platform for urban data geeks or anyone who just wants to look at something pretty.

How the Density of Your County Affects How You Vote

There's a decisive break between Democratic and Republican support at a population density of 800 persons/per square mile.

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Why Denser Cities Are Smarter and More Productive

Another wrinkle in the density discussion.

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Cities With Denser Cores Do Better

Packed city centers are correlated with economic growth, talent levels, and diversity.

Reuters

The Geography of Business Density

The most and least dense U.S. metros for business enterprise.

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America's Leading College Towns

Mapping the metros with the largest share and largest number of college students.

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Why Your Cell Phone Drops Calls in Dense Cities

With each advancement in network speed comes the need for more physical infrastructure

Rise of the Social City

Excerpts from the cutting room floor of my latest magazine feature