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2016 US national election exit poll data

I'm looking for 2016 US national election exit poll data. Is there an open source version of these data? Essentially, I'd like access to the NYTimes data shown here: http://www.nytimes.com/...
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Country -> State -> County -> zipcode/city -> streets

Is there any database which holds data in the following fashion? Country -> State -> County -> zipcode/city -> streets I'm only looking for United States at the moment.
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SIC code for company name

Can any one please suggestion me where can I get SIC (Standard Industry Classification) code for US based companies. Have list of US - based companies name and web site info, addition to it - in want ...
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Any help on getting the city or zip codes that make up metropolitan statistical areas?

I have a list of addresses (city, state, zip) and I'd like to group them into regions throughout the united states. It seems that metro/micropolitan statistical areas is a good way of doing that, but ...
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High-quality voter (partisan) data for the United States

What is the best publicly-available data source for the geographic distribution of Republican and Democratic voters in the (individual) United States? I'm happy with either a presidential or ...
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H-1 (Work visa) data by year by state

I am doing a research paper about how immigration impacts GDP, and I would like to know where can I find data about H-1 (Work visa): Who is coming to the US because of work, and which state does he/...
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USCIS Processing Times

Can I get the USCIS Processing Times by Service Center via the API? For example, the I-140 processing times for the Nebraska Service Center. https://egov.uscis.gov/cris/processingTimesDisplay.do
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Contact information (including email) for all US state legislators

Where can I find a single list containing the contact information (including email address) of state legislators for all 50 US states, ideally broken down by state and chamber (most states have a ...
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Shapes of ZIP codes - polygons for each ZIP code

I'm looking for an open data set that contains polygons with the shape of each ZIP code in the US. GeoJSON format would be ideal. I've done a bunch of searching, and I've been able to find shape ...
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US county-to-county and/or state-to-state migration flows - historic data for the 20th century

I am looking for US county-to-county migration out flow data. That is, for every county in the United States (say, 1001 Autanga), the data would contain the absolute or relative number of people who ...
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US Fire Database

I am searching for a website that will allow me to find wildfires/forest fire/small fires in the United States that has all the information in a database. What I would like to look it up the database ...
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What is the meaning of “units in structure” in Census/ACS data?

The US census provides the number of housing units, which is supposed to represent individual dwelling units, not structures. The American Community Survey provides the number of units by structure ...
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U.S. personal debt ratio distribution?

Where can I find the distribution (histogram) of personal debt ratios in the United States?
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State and Average Local Sales Tax Rates 2000-2010

I am looking for historic data on State and Local Sales Tax Rates (not tax revenues, but actual rates) for 2000 to 2010. I thought such data could be easily available, however I only managed to find ...
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Public School Teacher Dataset

I'm looking for a dataset with information about public (and private, if possible) school teachers in the United States, including names, schools, and possibly any other identifying information such ...
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Permits of US metropolitan areas

I'm looking for permits of US metropolitan areas, like Chicago, so far I found this one: Permits issued by the Department of Buildings in the City of Chicago from 2006 to the present But this one ...
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Air quality in all cities in the USA

Where can I find information about pollution or air quality by city in U.S.? I would like to the data to be from an official source.
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How to find address from the Census Blocks Code?

I have Census Blocks Code data (15 digits code) and need to get corresponding street names and addresses in NYC. What is the best source of such information?
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How and where can I get data on US census block data by city and state?

I am overwhelmed looking through dead ends on the US census website. Could someone that has solved this puzzle tell me where I can get the demographic and shapefile data? Race and income are my ...
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Wikidata - How to get a table with all US cities with associated counties?

I did not find existing data of good quality that I can use directly. I thought that Wikidata was the best source to use and that it would be an opportunity to learn how to extract from this data ...
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Registered voters by county

i am looking information about presidential election 2016 by county. There is information how many people voted for Clinton and Trump ( https://data.world/aaronhoffman/us-general-election-2016 ) ...
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Is there any data on actual average USPS delivery times

I'm looking for data on the average delivery times between points for the US Postal Service. I've found maps on their site with scheduled delivery times but I'm wondering if anyone has data on actual ...
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Google Trends data at county level

Does anyone know how Washington Post has managed to source Google Trends data at county level for this map? Here's a state-level query for Kansas. The geographical response is by metro. In the (...
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Data for “Proximity to Green Space” in United States

Is anybody aware of a dataset or API that will return 'proximity to green space' if given a zip code or lat/long? I'm not sure how proximity would be measured, but there exists something similar for '...
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Oral contraceptive sales in the USA, especially Washington DC and Maryland

I have an emergency department hospital admission data-set for deep vein thrombosis (DVT). Oral contraceptive use is a risk factor for DVT. I would like to correlate oral contraceptive sales with ...
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Is there a crosswalk between U.S. Census 1990 SF3 and 2000 SF3?

Is there a source that compares the tables from the U.S. Census 1990 SF3 and 2000? Something like the data provided in this Census 2000 to ACS5 comparison tool. Some information is provided by ...
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Where can I find USA ocean port FIPS code?

I am interested in all of the FIPS codes for USA ocean ports. For example, "PORT_New Orleans, PORT_Houston". What I have for now: I have all the lat & lon for the port. I know I can reverse ...
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Seeking shapefile of unincorporated areas (US)?

I've been working with TIGER/Line shapefiles of CDPs/towns/cities, and want to fill in the empty areas between these places with shapes of those unincorporated areas well. So far, I've been unable to ...
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Dataset with Addresses and Building/Structure Type in the US

I'm looking for a dataset where I can find out an address' building/structure type. I know that the Google Places API will return types but I am looking for a different source which might be more ...
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Finding Spatial Data for US Metropolitan Statistical Areas

I am looking to map (US) Metropolitan Statistical Areas, but do not have a source for the Spatial Data needed to do this. Can somebody point me to a public data source?
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Where can I find county-level land area?

I'm looking for U.S. county-level land area (sq. miles) per 1990's. The U.S. Census provides gazetteer files for 1990, 2000, and 2010. I need data from 1950-1980. Where can I find this data? This is ...
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Seeking all Roads in Ohio?

I'm looking for a layer with every road in the state of Ohio in order to create drive-time polygons. I'm not familiar with Ohio data sources. Could anyone point me in the direction of a shapefile with ...
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Is there a complete list of all US tax-exempt nonprofits in machine-readable format?

I've seen they can be purchased from Guidestar, but wondered if there was an freely available open data source.
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Accessing Rental History

I'm able to access my county's Public Record system to look a historical information (owner's names, taxes, etc) for a given property. Is there a similar means to access the same history, but with ...
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Looking to add layers of Massachusetts State Senator and State Representatives to map?

Where can I find files of Massachusetts State Senator and State Representatives to add these layers to a map?
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centroids or boundaries of unincorporated communities

I have the Tiger places (dark green), which I believe contains census designated places. I also have the Census Bureau's Cartographic Boundary Shapefiles - Places (Incorporated Places and Census ...
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Geocoding of Chicago crime data

The City of Chicago publishes some rich crime data, available e.g. here: https://catalog.data.gov/dataset/crimes-2001-to-present-398a4 The address of event crime is partly obscured, so as to read ...
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Dairy Farms in Wisconsin and Minnesota

I'm looking to get a directory of Dairy Farms in Wisconsin and Minnesota and the approx. size of each farm in heads terms? Any idea where can I get this info?
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Did terabytes of data get removed from open.whitehouse.gov in January or February 2017?

I received an email on 2017-02-27 promoting the March For Science. One of the arguments was as follows: It appears that the Trump administration has removed terabytes of data from open.whitehouse....
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2000 census data by block group

I need Population & Housing Unit Counts for Blocks (all the states) from 1990, 2000, and 2010 Census. I downloaded 2010 and 1990 from the following links, but can not find the corresponding data ...
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How to access DOL's ETA data?

Is there a way to access DOL's ETA data through the DOL's API? I am particularly interested in H1B/LCA and PERM data.
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Looking for dataset on teachers' unions membership by school district

Specifically, I'm looking for data on the number of teachers belonging to a union for each county in Florida.
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Is there a list of all US Government agencies and sub agencies and is it available via API?

Specifically I'm looking for: Agency canonical names Agency abbreviature/acronym Hierarchy of agencies e.g. Census Bureau is part of Department of Commerce Agency logos Website/social media accounts ...
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Looking for ASL letter and gesture resources (images/datasets)

I'm planning on working on a project at an upcoming event. I want to translate sign language (ASL) on the fly/teach a computer to translate ASL. I have a cousin who has taken a few ASL classes so I'll ...
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Should I approach an agency unofficially before FOIAing them?

Are there drawbacks to FOIAing (Freedom of Information Act, either federally or equivalent state/local laws) an agency? For example, can it lead to an adversarial relationship?
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Health Care industry data for Hospitals/Urgent Cares, etc

Is there a database available (free or not) that contains health care industry data for hospitals, urgent care, clinics, their location, ownership information (parent/child relationship), and other ...
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Accessing historical data from the U.S. Census of Manufacturers

I am looking for historical data from the U.S. Census of Manufacturers for the period from 1945 to today, and ideally even for the period before 1945. On this website, I found out that such data does ...
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Are there ID crosswalks between NPI and OSHPD for California Providers?

I am looking for data that contains a list of National Provider Identification Numbers (NPI) that correspond to Medicaid Provider Identification Numbers or OSHPD ID numbers. In particular, does anyone ...
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Where can I find data on MARTA?

Atlanta, GA has a Metro Area Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) which has information on trains, passengers, etc. Where can I find this data?
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Colorado Ski Areas GIS dataset

I am looking for Colorado ski areas in GIS dataset out there that can I download or request them from an individual that worked on them.

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