This Is What New Yorkers Complain AboutS

Wired magazine logged nearly 35,000 complaint calls to 311— New York's call-and-whine help line—and put them in this handy graph based on nature of complaint and time of call. They also break it down by bitchingest neighborhood

Naturally the number one complaint in New York—at least during the one week in September this chart depicts—is noise and of course the majority of those calls are late at night and earlier in the morning. Below is a map of the city divided by zip code with the most complacent neighborhoods shaded blue and the areas with the most annoyed residents shaded maroon. It seems the further you get from Manhattan, the more problems there are. [Click either image to expand]

This Is What New Yorkers Complain AboutS