New York City Graffiti

This viz created from the NYC Data Mine's Graffiti dataset shows where the graffiti incidents are occuring around town. Explore the graffiti of New York City by borough and precinct.

About this Viz

Looking borough by precinct across The Big Apple, one can quickly see that there are some differences in how graffiti is handled. For instance, Staten Island has very little graffiti, but the graffiti they do have lingers without cleanup for almost twice the citywide average. On the other side of the spectrum, Manhattan has over 2000 incidents of graffiti, but it is cleaned up in less than 17 days on average.

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Graffiti in New York City