A Visual Breakdown of the Occupy Wall Street Movement


There are a lot of stereotypes floating around about the people who support the Occupy Wall Street movement, such as, they’re all a bunch of extreme leftist hippies or angry, unemployed college grads. Using online survey data compiled by business intelligence analyst Harrison Schultz and Professor Hector R. Cordero-Guzman from the School of Public Affairs at Baruch College, Fast Company has created an infographic that looks at the age, gender, race, political affiliation, educational background, and income of recent visitors to occupywallst.org — which is the closest thing the self-described leaderless resistance movement has to an official website. Click through to examine their somewhat surprising findings about its virtual supporters.