Software Developer, Pieter Levels built a map that illustrates the demographic make-up of different cities around the world.

View the map at

User-generated markings on the map shows Detroit neighborhood demographics with:

– Avenue of Fashion
– Hamtramck
– Corktown
– Midtown
– Indian Village
– +more

– The Riverfront
– Greektown
– Eastern Market
– Belle Isle
– North End (?)

– Highland Park
– Harper Woods
– Most of the east side
– Most of the westsite

– Downtown Detroit (proper)
– North Corktown
– Grosse Pointe
– Palmer Woods
– +more

– Wayne State
– Parts of Grand Blvd

Levels live streamed the entire process of building the web-app, purchasing the website name for $1,795, being posted on the front page of reddit, and keeping the servers online as 200,000 people initially used the map.


You can view the full-story on his website.