Rat and Rodent Reports in Boston

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Visualizing the areas of Boston with the most rat and rodent reports.

This map uses a heatmap to show rodent reports made by people living in Boston via their 311 service. Overall in 2019, there were 2,648 reports of rats. This is a small fraction of the 31,090 similar reports made in New York, coming out at roughly 8.5%. Compared to San Francisco's rat and insect report's though, Boston doesn't come out looking so great, having just over 14 times as many reports, given San Francisco's low count of 186 reports in 2019.