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Questions tagged [data.gov]

For questions related to data.gov, the home of the U.S. Government’s open data.

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US House Sale Data

In the UK we have open data which gives up to date information on house transactions. This includes the address of the home and the price it sold for. It includes detailed data on the type of property....
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What is the latest US Census Data I can access to? [duplicate]

I am trying to find the latest census data that I can use to study US Cities. Is American Community Survey (ACS) the latest survey I can use?
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USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map (PHZM) data

I want to obtain the entire dataset for all zip codes in the US along with their corresponding USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map (PHZM) data. There are many sites that seem to offer a zipcode lookup tool ...
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Data set request on domestic violence and the health and economic impacts it has

I am a student and have an assignment on the health and economic impacts of domestic violence. I need a "data set" on domestic violence to run a descriptive analysis for any correlation if any between ...
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openFDA: Is there any way to match NDC data in different format?

I'd like to know whether or not there is a possible way to match NDC codes in different format by using openFDA API like Recall Enforcement Reports. For example, matching 0187-0798-30 with 0187-079-...
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Acces to Sugar & Sweeteners USDA reports

I work with investments related to commodities and I would like to have access of the following report: "LMC International: Sugar and Sweeteners Market Report" Could you help me to get the access to ...
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How do I find out if a government building is owned by the government or leased? [closed]

I am trying to find out if the US Department of Veteran Affairs Austin Outpatient Clinic is leased by the government or owned outright. Where do I find this information?
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Where can I find a list of cities within each county?

I found some lists for some states, e.g. https://georgia.gov/municipality-list, but not for all counties in the US...
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Mean earnings from the college scorecard dataset

In the College Scorecard data set there are three variables that define a working_not_enrolled earnings: [1] earnings.6_yrs_after_entry.mean_earnings.dependent_students (Mean earnings of dependent ...
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School Boundary

I need to find individual school boundaries (primary for the State of California). There are maybe 2 or 3 similar questions to this one (here and GIS exchange), but no answer down to the single ...
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Size of incoming freshmen class

I'm looking for the size of the freshmen class of each college/year. I thought at first that I could use the D100_4 field, but then realized that this actually represents the size of the freshmen ...
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Share of students in/out of state

I'm looking for data on what share of students are in- or out-of-state, for each college/class. I'm guessing colleges do report this as it is covered in other reports from the NCES (for example, the ...
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Update: Did the U.S. Government shut down take US Census API offline?

Did the US Census API just now go offline because of government shutdown? https://api.census.gov was working as recently as 4-5 am this morning. But now its not working (at least for me). UPDATE: So ...
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Data Standards for Campaign Finance

While there are some nice APIs for campaign finance at the federal level, they differ significantly. https://www.opensecrets.org/resources/create/api_doc.php http://developer.nytimes.com/docs/...
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Topographic map data for countries

I am looking to create a d3 powered topographic map of a handful of countries. Topographical features across entire countries can be intricate and plotting them can be resource-intensive, because we ...
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Trade tariff data request

I am looking for historical import tariff data for trade between countries (US and EU, Gulf, China ) to validate one model.
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Alternation (“OR”) searching

This seems like a trivial thing, but I can't seem to get basic alternation when searching for databases, eg. crime OR court. I briefly looked at the API to see if there was a way to do it through that,...
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How can I increase the number of results returned?

The following request: https://api.data.gov/ed/collegescorecard/v1/schools?fields=school.name,school.city,school.state,school.zip,school.carnegie_size_setting Returns just 20, how can I get all ...
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Where to get usa coastline/shoreline data

From where I can collect the USA coastline/shoreline data classified by name. I have the shoreline data but not classified. By classified I mean name of the coastline in different region. e.g. '...
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Issues harvesting metadata from Data.gov

I'm trying to harvest data from the CKAN API of Data.gov, using Python code. Doing this however, I ran into problems. I use the following URL: http://catalog.data.gov/api/3/action/package_search?...
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where can i find product packaging information data?

where can i find the dataset about world products packaging components information? For example, the packaging of coke-cola is label, plastic bottle and plastic cap. where can i find such information ...
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How to find a list of all dairy farms in the New York State?

I work for Cap Vert Energie, a French company which has a branch in New York. Our activity consists in developing photovoltaic installations. Thus, we search for infrastructures in the New York and ...
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How do i collect mult temporal satelite imagery?

I am doing a project on change detection on remote sensory images over India. I need images of the same place on two different time instances. However i am only able to find images of certain place in ...
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What are open data sources about current sea state?

I wonder where (links/APIs) can be obtained data that is related to current (alike realtime - no past) sea state data (worldwide, but regional is good two, salt\waves length\hight etc)? I am only ...
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Real-estate property data for USA

Any location or database that has real-estate property information for the USA? Data items could include: Monthly rental rate Purchase price Financing options Purchaser income
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Where can I find the open source data for the tick - Amblyomma americanum collection data of the USA?

Looking for the Amblyomma americanum tick data year wise in the USA to analyze the risk of getting disease associated with the Amblyomma americanum Thanks
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API for searching Orphan Drug Designations and Approvals

I'm building a website using the openFDA APIs, which works perfectly. I also notice that the FDA website provides a tool called "Search Orphan Drug Designations and Approvals" at https://www....
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Looking for data on bankruptcy prediction

I am wondering if anyone knows where I can find data to train a classification model for bankruptcy prediction. Bankruptcy prediction appears to be a popular topic, and there are tons of papers ...
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Difference between Inspection Observation and Inspection Citation reports

What is the difference between the FDA Inspection Observation and Inspection Citation reports? The inspection citation report appears to have slightly less data but provides more details for what is ...
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data.dol.gov filters in R

I am making a data call against the data.dol.gov API using R and the following works: apikey = #### query = "https://data.dol.gov/get/violation/limit/8/" getdata <- GET(url=query,add_headers("X-...
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FedBizopps Raw Data - API

I'm trying to locate the raw data from FedBizOpps or an API to the daily information. On their site they provide a link, but the page is a 404. Is there a way to download all active electronic ...
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US Radiation measurements

Is there a service that provides gamma energy data from RadNet in machine readable format such as JSON or CSV? The current RadNet UI is restricted to html and charts. Excel report itself is limited ...
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CKAN API questions

I'm looking to search Data.gov and using the CKAN API for this. as a start I want to do a simple text search like this one for environmental data. some questions related to this: It appears that ...
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Breeding bird survey: meaning of RPID variable?

I am exploring the open data set on breeding birds, from the North American Breeding Bird Survey (BBS). The data is orgainzed in multiple files, including raw count data and information on survey ...
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What is “gm / tkm” in transportation dataset?

I was trying to collect some data related to climate change and air quality. I came across a dataset of CO2 emissions in India. When I opened the dataset, it showed the units as gm/tkm. Can someone ...
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Chronological Series of PCI

I need a chronological series of PCI, to compare different maintenance costs (from different maintenance policies). The file can be in any format but not limited to: txt/tsv, csv, ods, xls/xlsx, and ...
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Looking for specific datasets with demographic data in column format

I'm looking for government datasets on a wide variety of topics concerning the population of the country. Things like the crime rate, unemployment rate, level of educational attainment by different ...
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Demographics by Zipcode

Is there a way to get the ethnic breakdown (within limits) on a zipcode basis in the US? I was looking at this census data but its insanely hard to parse. Where kind I find data that is more easily ...
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What are the data quality measures for open data?

How does a consumer know they are getting good data? Are there standard frameworks for grading the quality of an open data set? Should there be metrics published around accuracy, completeness, ...
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Trying to get college SAT scores from http://api.data.gov/ed/collegescorecard/, unable to form query?

I need to get SAT related data for colleges but using the SAT related parameters I am not getting the data back. It is giving me an error i.e. invalid field, is this data not exposed under Schools ...
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Trying to locate US Census Shapefiles for all MSA's (Metropolitan & Micropolitan Statistical Areas)

I've been rooting around at the US Census Dept's Tigerline Shapefile download area through the web portal here: http://www.census.gov/cgi-bin/geo/shapefiles2013/main And have been pretty successful ...
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Moon phase data for Queensland, Australia

I am looking for moon phase calendar for Queensland, Australia. Something which might have dates and moon phase on a particular date. Any ideas where can I find such complete calendar for say last 25 ...
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Open information on UK properties

I'm looking to find any open data on UK properties. I have already looked at all the VOA datasets. And I am aware that the commercial side of the land registry will be becoming free to access towards ...
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Cost living or CPI (consumer price index) by city in de US

I'm looking for data on cost of living per city from official U.S. sources. So far I've only been able to find this data for states or counties like the following to examples: Living Wage ...
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How to acquire data about the speed and density of vehicle on freeways?

I'd like to find out the relation between the speed and density of traffic flow, and now I need some real data, but I don't know how to find it. Could you please tell me?
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Vehicle crash Data for all states in USA

Looking to pull as much crash data as available and use it in analytics. Is there any API to pull data directly instead of manually downloading PDF files?
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Are the API keys on data.gov considered sensitive?

To access the US data.gov public datasets, you need a CKAN API key. Should I consider this sensitive information, e.g. can anyone having my API key 'misuse' it so that it causes me harm, directly or ...
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How should governments build community around their datasets?

The likes of data.gov.uk and data.gov are keen to build a community around their data. How should that best be done? The main aim is to create a feedback loop, encouraging use of the data and release ...
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Spatially Orienting 1,4 Dioxane Data From the EPA UCMR-3 Data Set

I am attempting to draw conclusions about the source of 1,4 Dioxane, an emerging contaminant. In the last few years, the EPA released the UCMR-3 (Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule) which had ...
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Water level historical data for California

I am looking for data attesting for the variation of fresh water availability in California over the years (ideally 20+ years). For instance river levels, river throughput, wells levels. If data is ...