family flight

America’s Gay Capital Is Losing All Its Youngins

Children aged 17 and under are “fleeing” San Francisco, with the city recording a a continuous decades-long drop in young people. In 1960, SF counted 181,532 kids; now it’s down to 107,524. You could point to how ridiculously expensive it is for residents to afford the living space required to raise a family, or you could do what I do: blame all those wealthy gays for snapping up all the duplexes and then jetting off, sans dependents, to their third and fourth homes.