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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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Hyperloop; Which Open-Source License did Musk choose?

Which Open-Source license did Elon Musk choose for the Hyperloop?
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Trying to link ZIP code to core-based statistical area

I have a dataset downloaded from the IRS reporting AGI by ZIP code (link: irs.gov). However, I'm interested in tying each ZIP code to statistical areas (whether it's [a] primary statistical area, [b] ...
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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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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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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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US Residential Mailing Addresses Databases

What I'm looking for I can almost guarantee I won't find openly available anywhere but I'll try anyway. Simply, I'm looking for a list of residential addresses of a given county or city/municipality ...
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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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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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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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Open API for SEC data?

Is there any free API for programmatically grabbing SEC filing data, such as company financials or insider trading? It seems ironic that the EDGAR search gives you information in a nice tabular form, ...
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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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Are there open data sets about commuting patterns in large US cities?

Are there specific data sets about movement of commuters (in cars, trains, buses, etc.) in major US cities? Ideally the data would include numbers of commuters, have detailed location information, ...
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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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Where can I find public access data on mortgage delinquencies and foreclosures?

Where can I find public access data on mortgage delinquencies and foreclosures? I would like data at the monthly (I'll settle for quarterly) level for each county or zip code (I'll settle for state) ...
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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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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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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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How do US agencies connect their APIs to Data.gov's registration system?

Data.gov contains over 190,000 data sets, but only a select few are integrated into Data.gov's API key registration system. What is the process to integrate an existing API with data.gov as an API ...
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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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Automobile accident data in the US

A friend's question: Are there data about automobile accidents over the course of a year with daily increments and preferably with a large variety of filters like city, highway, etc?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Trying to find a shapefile on Hawaii volcano locations

I have downloaded a shapefile of volcanoes all over the world, but when zoomed in to Hawaii, not all of Hawaii's volcanoes are displayed. I have been searching but I can't seem to find a shapefile of ...
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Where can I find data on the winner of the presidential popular vote by U.S. county, for as many elections as possible?

I'm trying to find data on the breakdown of the popular vote in each U.S. county, for each presidential election going back as far as possible. I realize that counties change over time, but are these ...
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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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Looking for database of US companies

Crunchbase looks most promising but they seem to be payware. Are there any free datasets of companies (established business & startups) to do some data science analysis? Ideally, the data should ...
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Data on Surname Origins and the United States

I'm doing some fun analyses in my free time at home. Has anyone seen a dataset that lists out surnames/family names and their place of origin? I haven't even found one that gets to a country-level ...
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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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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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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 ...
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What exactly do the variables named “Unemployment rate, via Census data” and “Poverty rate, via Census data” represent?

What exactly do the variables named "Unemployment rate, via Census data" and "Poverty rate, via Census data," found in the College Scorecard data dictionary, represent? Do these rates represent the ...
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Source of ABA Numbers for US banks

I'm looking an open data source of American Banking Association Route Numbers for US banks. The ABA number is the routing number that is found on a US bank check.
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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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Mapping counties to zip codes

Is there any freely available data that relates USA zip codes and USA counties (FIPS County codes)? Since counties can contain multiple zip codes, one can have multiple entries, in such a table: ...
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Seeking US public school serving area boundaries

I am trying to get the serving area for public schools in US. I can get a lot of KML from the census website at https://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/data/tiger-kml.html However, it only has school ...
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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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Where can I find shapefiles for the rivers of Puerto Rico?

I would like to find shapefile data for all of the rivers in Puerto Rico. This could be as a subset of the rivers in the United States. I already have an accurate boundary of the island.
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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 ...