The New York City Roach Map

The New York City Roach Map

A choropleth map shows where in New York City health inspectors are reporting roach sightings on any given week. The intensity of red marks the concentration of infestation reports.
the authors used the NYC Data Mine “restaurant inspection results” raw data set, which describes almost 400,000 results from health inspections performed in restaurants across all of NYC
You can check back each week to find out the neighborhood with the highest number of roach infestations.

Questions raised

Which are the most and least infested neighborhoods in New York City with cockroaches according to the “restaurant inspection results” data set from the New York City?


Find out the neighborhoods in New York City with the highest and lowest number of roach infestations. It would be interesting to have a timeline analysis to determine if warm months had impact on certain neighborhoods.

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