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Download shapefile with electric substation data at state or county level for the United States

I would like to know about where I could find electric substation data for states in the US, that can be downloaded as a point shapefile or file geodatabase feature class. I am particularly interested ...
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Reaching flood victims for a survey

I want to send a small set of survey questions to recent flood victims in the US. - Where do I start in order to get a mailing list? - Are there organizations that will forward the survey link to the ...
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Writing a query to obtain soil data from lat/lon in USA?

I would like to access soil data by lat/lon. It looks like this is the US soil web service here. However, I am not sure how to set up the query, the Help page should be helpful but is 100's of pages ...
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College Scorecard: determining how representative data is of the overall undergraduate body

The Question The College Scorecard Documentation Report repeatedly mentions that some data only represents undergraduates that are recipients of Title IV federal aid: Most of the metrics of ...
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Finding zoning GIS maps/shapefiles of US online

I need the classification of residential, commercial and mixed areas of cities in the US as defined by mayor councils. Where can I find the zoning GIS maps/ shapefiles online?
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Getting updated list of US Zip Code with latitude and longitude?

I have the old list of US Zip Codes which is missing some of the zip codes. How can I get the Updated list of Zip Codes in CSV format?
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How many inmates have committed suicide at Metropolitan Correctional Center, New York?

Is there any data source that tracks how many inmates at the Metropolitan Correctional Center, New York have committed suicide? I know Jeffrey Epstein committed suicide, but the wikipeida page shows ...
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Getting *current* members of US Congress via the GPO API?

The Government Printing Office API What's Available site links to the Congressional Directory, but the most recent CD available appears to be the 115th (2017-2018). Does anybody know if this is ...
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Is there any API, tool, websites that i can find how many German people moved to United States in recent 10 years?

I need to do geographical population analysis on how many German people recently moved to US and started to living there, especially to the California. I know US government has open data policy but so ...
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Canada, USA - fuel stations, grocery stores

I am looking for free data where fuel stations and grocery stores are located in Canada and the USA, that can be exported/downloaded in any format (csv, shp, json, txt, kml, ...). Do you know of any ...
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where can I find a data set on US's political ideology, i.e. democrats, republicans, socialist, anarchist..etc?

where can I find a data set on US's political ideology, i.e. democrats, republicans, socialist, anarchist..etc? I need to calculate the percentage of democrats, republicans, libertarian, socialist, ...
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Atopiclair does not appear on any FDA list I can find

Atopiclair is on drugs.com: https://www.drugs.com/cdi/atopiclair.html Here's where it's not (on fda.gov): The FDA CDER DB: https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cder/daf/index.cfm The Medical ...
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2016 and 2020 USA Polling Metadata

In 2016, polling was fatally flawed especially in the US general presidential election. One mistake was in sample selection. At least one 2020 DNC primary election poll has had statistically ...
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Exporting data from https://taggs.hhs.gov?

https://taggs.hhs.gov offers a great comprehensive database of all grants awarded by the HHS (Department of Health & Human Services, US). Their "Award Search" engine is effective and convenient. ...
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Where could I find (online) and download articles of incorporation?

I am looking for articles of incorporation in electronic paperless version of wanted USA companies but unable to find them. Tried SunBiz, Edgar, SEC, secretaries of States (webpages: business search), ...
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USA Companies List Search (Sort type: Most recently formed FIRST)

I need a list of active USA companies, sorted with the most recently formed at the top. I searched using keyword "companies" here on OpenData but cannot find any appropriate solution. I found info ...
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Seeking shapefile of Boston in 1630?

I found this map on Reddit and was curious if anyone knows how it was made. https://www.reddit.com/r/boston/comments/2xu9ix/modern_map_of_boston_compared_to_original_1630/ I think I could make it if ...
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Where can I get data on the number of hours worked by Americans?

I don't necessarily need microdata on the number of hours worked, but I would like to see some data on the percentile scale. I can't seem to find anything except for averages, which are not what I'm ...
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Capacity/attendance information for US event venues

Can you think of a source for data regarding the capacity (number of seats or people that can fit in the venue) of different venues in the US, ideally large urban centers like NYC, LA, Chicago etc? ...
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Where to find USA river basins data shapefile?

I need the shapefiles of all river basins polygons of USA. I need these boundaries: in order to create river basins map in combination with DEM data.
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Historical hourly solar generation data in California

In 2013 the California Independent System Operator (CAISO, the bulk electric grid operator) published this image, dubbed it "the duck curve", and took the internet by storm (or, at least the part of ...
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Sewer and Water GIS Data

Is there such thing as a national or statewide GIS data set for existing sewer and water lines?
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Where to find 3D building footprint covering all USA?

Does anyone know where I can find a complete vectorial database of the 3D building footprints (x, y, z or building height) of the USA? At a cost or free. Thank you
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Dataset of diesel consumption by US state and year

Need a dataset, for diesel consumption by US state and by year, going back to 1990 if possible.
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Slow moving auto parts data (public) from a US automobile company: where to find it?

I have found multiple papers which use this dataset (because it's apparently public) to set benchmarks in forecasting but they don't mention where it can be found. I have done some searching on my own ...
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Is there a central source for real estate shape files for across the US?

Is there a central source for shape files for real estate across the US. Most counties will provide shape files via the county appraisal district. But there are over 3,000 to request.
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Location (lat, long) of cell towers across the USA

Does anyone know of any complete database of cell tower locations with the following information? Lat, long of cell tower MCC, MNC, LAC, Cell ID Range Signal strength I have checked out the data from ...
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Seeking shapefiles for US Census Block Groups?

I would like to use this US deprivation index (https://www.neighborhoodatlas.medicine.wisc.edu), which is based on Census Block Groups. Where can I find the corresponding shapefiles?
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State and country codes like ISO 3166-1 and ISO 3166-2?

I know there are two specs that essentially catalog the entire planet into the political region/subregions, with internationalization ISO-3166-1 which has 2-letter, 3-letter, numeric, and country ...
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Is there a government database that tracks police-use of deadly force?

I'm looking to find all casualties with officer involvement, whether they were detained, tasered, or shot. Is there any official government source that tracks this and makes the data public? I see ...
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Where can I find the list of NCIC assisiged “Originating Agency Identifier”?

From the docs, provided on the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) user manual, An Originating Agency Identifier (ORI) is a unique nine-character identifier the National Crime ...
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Listing of United States Police Departments?

Is there a list of the US Police Departments maintained at a federal level? I know the DOJ is supposed to be over them all? Does it maintain any such list, or any other federal agency?
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Cannot get data from FPDS atom feed using pyfpds

I have a script which uses the pyfpds wrapper (https://github.com/18F/pyfpds) to extract contract data from the FPDS Atom Feed (www.fpds.gov). Following is the code I have and this used to work till ...
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Seeking USA congressional district to county relationship files?

This must be a common enough problem that other users have come across it. I've finagled my way around inconsistencies and dropped observations, but now I'm reaching out to see if anyone knows of a '...
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Is there a dataset for historical US towns and roads?

I need to map US settlements/towns/cities from colonial times through roughly 1900, for example Bath, NC founded 1705 at lat/lon. The minimal data I'm looking for would contain: Name of town or ...
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Share of urban and rural US households that had electricity, by county, in the period 1910-1930?

Are there data on the share of urban and rural households that had electricity, by county, for the time period 1910-1930? Maybe from the US Census? I looked in IPUMS but did not see any relevant ...
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Where can I find historical hourly cloudcover/skycover data for specific coordinates in Northeast America?

I am looking for historical hourly weather data, specifically cloud cover for specific coordinates. I have used Darksky API and it gives cloudcover as a value between 0 and 1, but I do not trust ...
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Downloadable list of all majors across U.S. schools/colleges?

I am looking for a downloadable list of all MAJORS across U.S. schools/colleges and across education levels (Highschool, Undergraduate, Graduate, Masters, Phd, Doctorate, Certificate/Short Term) I ...
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Sources for detailed LIDAR-based ground cover classification data? (USA/New York State)

Does anyone know of a source of processed LIDAR data that shows heights/elevations of the understory and of the tree-tops at around 1 meter horizontal resolution? I'm also looking for density maps1 ...
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Total Return of US S&P 500, last 50-years

While price data is easily available, total return data is a bit difficult to find free/open sources for. I am not looking for some massive data set that goes back to Galilean times, or covers small ...
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Where to find the Public Water System's companies' annual survey report?

We are looking for the aggregate data for all US water companies' annual survey. This may also be called Consumer Confidence Report. We are looking for the detailed findings like the hardness of the ...
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How soon will UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine take effect?

Where can I find information about how much money UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine receives from the United States currently? Does the president have the power to cut off aid immediately, or ...
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Where do I get data on newly formed businesses in the US?

Is there a gov API or dataset that I can get, on newly formed businesses? Data like biz name, address, tax ID, owner name, type of business (restaurant, laundromat...) etc?
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Wind Speed Map of US

I source wind statistics data that i can use to create Max, Min, Mean wind speed maps for the entire US. I need to download it as a shapefile, geotiff or geojson.
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US Fire Hydrant locations data

I am looking for the location of fire hydrants all over the US.I'm particulalrly interested in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire.
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How can I get all churches in the USA

I'm looking to get info on all churches across the US. Specifically, I'd love to get: Their address Denomination Active/Not Contact Info (website, email, phone) and any other info I can get. Thanks
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Satellite image data that allows input of a lat/lng and returns radius around coordinates

I'm looking for a dataset of satellite image data of the USA that would allow me to enter a lat/lng center and get the satellite image of the area around the center. I can currently use the Google ...
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US Government Spending

Where can I find a summary of historical spending of the US federal government? I am not interested in budgets, I am interested in knowing what was actually spent.
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Seeking list of residential buildings (API / DB) for USA

I'm developing an app where the user will choose some area on the map and then obtain list of residential buildings addresses belongs to it. For now I think about this flow: get bounding box ...
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ACS - Census Block Groups with 0 households?

I'm looking through some ACS data on # of households by block group in Santa Clara County. Block Group 2, Census Tract 5002, Santa Clara County, California has 0 households, despite having a ...