Russians in NYC

russian nyc

I’ve always thought that Russians abroad don’t actually live close to each other. That they almost never form “Chinatown”-like communities. Obviously, I was wrong! At least for NYC it is not true – Brighton Beach is the place where up to 37.5 % of people reported they had Russian ancestry during the American Community Survey in 2013. I used QGIS to map the “Russian’ neighborhoods of New York City.

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