Housing, income, education: Learn about the demographics of Bay Area's communities

Boats are docked in Clear Lake Shores. (Jake Magee/Community Impact Newspaper)
Boats are docked in Clear Lake Shores. (Jake Magee/Community Impact Newspaper)

Boats are docked in Clear Lake Shores. (Jake Magee/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Here is demographic data for the communities that make up the Bay Area.
By Jake Magee

Editor, Bay Area & Pearland/Friendswood

Jake has been a print journalist for several years, covering numerous beats including city government, education, business and more. Starting off at a daily newspaper in southern Wisconsin, Magee covered two small cities before being promoted to covering city government in the heart of newspaper's coverage area. He moved to Houston in mid-2018 to be the editor for and launch the Bay Area edition of Community Impact Newspaper. Today, he covers everything from aerospace to transportation to flood mitigation.


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