Wednesday, September 1, 2010
No Place Like Home
Here are some fast fact comparisons of what I believe are America's two greatest cities:
Temperature in NYC when I left - 103 degrees.
Temperature in SF when I arrived - 60 degrees.
NYC Population: 8.4 million
SF Population: 809,000
NYC Land Area: 305 square miles
SF Land Area: 46 square miles
NYC: Founded by the Dutch in 1624.
SF: Founded by the Spanish in 1776.
NYC: 36 percent foreign-born, highest percentage of Jews in the U.S., median household income, $188,697
SF: 35 percent foreign-born, highest percentage of gays in the U.S., median household income, $65,519