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

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Age of consent per country database

I am looking for a DB of the age of consent per state/country. I found this list for the states in the USA. Is there an official database I can use for the USA? Are there any databases for other ...
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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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Accurately Using Census Tract Data and Total Population

I am trying to gather the total population of Pittsburgh and overlay it onto a Google Map. I took the Census Tract .shp files from the U.S. Gazetteer Files for 2010 and put them in a fusion table and ...
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Administrative boundary of Colorado State Forest

I am looking for a file that contains the boundary of the Colorado State Forest.
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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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Where can I find data by “census tract numbers”

I am using an API (To get crimes in city ) where I have found a field entitled "Census Tract Number" and am getting data formatted with (longitude, latitude, census tract number). What does this last ...
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Data mining for US demographics

Where can I get US population demographics data for various MSA (MSA level data)? An early response is appreciated.
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Census data at every block level in US cities

I am trying to do a study about New York City. I need to know different information about every block level in New York. But I couldn't find updated information. I looked for specific information on ...
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Looking for prior work parsing NCDC's Integrated Surface Data

I recently started a project which involves ingesting the Integrated Surface Data provided by the National Climatic Data Center. When looking at the various datasets that are available from the NCDC, ...
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Seattle City Buildings Data Set

I am working on project where I need Seattle City Buildings Data Set. I found Building permits data set, this data set contains only buildings in the last 5 years. https://data.seattle.gov/Permitting/...
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Federal Holiday Calendar Service

Looking for an open Federal / Holiday Calendar service to show business hours of banking or credit related businesses. I've requested this here: https://explore.data.gov/nominate/2930 and I've seen ...
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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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Database of trademarked words

Does anybody know where I can download a complete & up to date database of trademarked words? I have found http://trademarks.reedtech.com/tmappxml.php but I'm looking for something that is already ...
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Occupational Outlook Handbook dataset

Where can I download BLS Occupational Outlook Handbook data? You can find most information in separate tables on the BLS's website, but maybe a more comprehensive dataset is available?
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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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Raw data from US Census and BLS

Is the raw data of US Census or BLS available? By raw I mean the datapoints that later comprise the summary tables. For instance, the average employment by firm size. Apart from means that you can ...
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Geospatial, temporal and keyword search using CKAN API on data.gov using ckanclient

Thanks to this answer , I can successfully use the python ckanclient package to search data.gov for "sea_water_temperature": import ckanclient q = 'tags:sea_water_temperature' ckan = ckanclient....
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Is it still possible to download Census 2000 data at the level of the Metropolitan Statistical Area?

If you go to the web page for the 2000 Census: https://www.census.gov/main/www/cen2000.html they don't list MSA's anywhere. If you click on "FactFinder", it just links to the Factfinder for the 2010 ...
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Catalog.data.gov using CKAN API with python requests package

I'm not sure if this is a requests issue, a CKAN API issue, or a catalog.data.gov issue. I can do this GET query: import requests import json r = requests.get('http://catalog.data.gov/api/search/...
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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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How to convert risk adjustment scores into dollar amounts from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey?

I want to take the 2002-2009 Risk Adjustment Scores of the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey and convert them to dollar amounts. The documentation has a table for conversion, but since there are ...
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Is Data.gov down due to the government shutdown or is it down for good?

I can't access data.gov. It says it's due to government funding. Is it down because of the US government shutdown and will be back or is it down for good?
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Federal Shutdown: Raw SNAP (Food Stamps) participation data source

With the Federal government shut down, my source of raw SNAP participation rates is gone (both USDA and Data.gov are offline). Any suggestions about where I could find this data? Any suggestions of ...
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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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How to flag incorrect links to data on data.gov?

Just looking around, and noticed that the CSV dataset that should be a list of all elementary schools in the US, is actually a population breakdown of Canadian provinces. http://catalog-next.data....
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Availability of APHIS Data as API or bulk dump

Currently the Animal Care Information System Search Tool located at (http://acissearch.aphis.usda.gov/LPASearch/faces/CustomerSearch.jspx) provides visitors with the ability to perform a number of ...
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Additional Detail from IPEDS Data Source

I have used NCES IPEDS data in the past, but this recent release seems to have instituted a change. In looking at the NCES college navigator site for a particular institution, I notice that they now ...
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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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Open and proprietary data in determining federal funding eligibility

For federal grant applications, specific geographical areas and populations often have to meet minimum qualifications in order to demonstrate a need that allows them to apply for a grant (e.g. median ...
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Have genetic algorithms been applied to Open Data?

I have become very interested in genetic algorithms or GAs (which are not necessarily related in any way to genetics or genomics; see link). This algorithmic method of searching is very well-suited to ...
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Where can I get bulk access to IRS 990 filings for US non-profits

There's another question about a list of all nonprofits, and this answer is kind of buried in the answers to that one. Also, this question came up today on the NICAR-L mailing list. It's a common ...
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What are the sources of data on Data.gov?

I was browsing through the datasets on the website, and datasets like "Tax Year 2007--" caught my attention. At first I thought it might be Census data. However, if you look at the "About" tag for ...
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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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What is the plan for the US Government's Data.gov?

The US Government recently announced an intent to upgrade Data.gov. What are the specific technical plans to do so?
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What is the governance of the US Government's Project Open Data?

The US Government just launched Project Open Data on GitHub, which includes best practices, free tools to accelerate adoption of open data practices, and common core metadata for the federal ...
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Is there a centralized schedule of data release dates for U.S. federal agencies?

Is there some centralized or streamlined source of data release schedules for major U.S. government agencies? Something that combines sources such as the BLS Schedule of Data Release, ACS Data Release ...
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Is there an official/complete list of all US government agency “developers' pages”?

The FCC's developers page happens to have a sidebar linking to many other US government agencies' developers pages, APIs, etc. It's a handy list, but I assume the FCC hosts it only out of the goodness ...
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How can I get a list of all non-geodata datasets on Data.gov?

Data.gov has a lot of datasets, and a super-majority of them are mapping. Is there a way to generate a list of all datasets other than geodata?

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