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Debunking The 'Hipsters Hate The Census' Myth

Many of you may have heard or read the delightful NPR piece about the low census return rates in Williamsburg, New York's hipster enclave of choice.

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It featured excellent quotes such as "I mean people would do it if they got like five bucks," but it was also sort of wrong! An examination of the Census map shows the lowest return rates come from the Hasidic areas and the empty areas of Billyburg. Not that the 3 dudes from the record store weren't idiots, but NPR, stick to the nerdy stuff.

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