Happy Halloween! Today we wanted to share a lighter side of mapping with this excellent map exploring national spending on costumes from Esri. Be sure to visit the full article for more information – and be safe and have fun tonight, whether you’re trick or treating or passing out candy.

“According to Esri, the typical U.S. household will pay a total of $3.58 for kid’s Halloween costumes, and at $19.79, the 94027 Zip code – encompassing the tony Silicon Valley enclave of Atherton, California – antes up the most. Census data shows that Atherton has about 0.7 children per household, which means that mom and dad are dropping nearly $30 on each outfit!”

Cougar’s Corner is a series of resources and fun, especially for students. We feature everything from games to apps, from websites to art projects to create with maps. Cougar’s Corner explores the web to put the FUN back in the fundamentals of geography and science.

Cougar’s Corner is named after our company mascot, Roger & Anita’s cat, Cougar. Read more about Cougar in our Company Bios, and our Virtual Tour.

At GISetc.com we curate and bring you the best geography and science resources from the web. We hope our sharing will keep you up to date on the latest science and geospatial news. 

excerpt from original article by Stephen Von Worley posted on October 26, 2010 http://www.datapointed.net/2010/10/esri-halloween-costume-spending/

Have you seen the latest book from Carte Diem Press? Dismiss