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Database with the historical prices of most popular products in U.S.?

Is there an open database that would contained the historical prices of the most popular products in U.S.? At best with the product classification, so that it would be possible to make analysis, how ...
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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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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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car parking Dataset in US

I am looking for a dataset of car-parking in any city. I am doing a research about car-parking / traffic and their impact in the life of US cities. Is there any public dataset that you recommend ?
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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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Electric utility boundary lines in US

I'm looking for shapefiles or other spatial definitions for electric utility service areas in the United States. Does this exist in a single place anywhere?
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Data Source for Speed Limits

I am not even quite sure how this data would be organized. But I am looking for a data source for different speed limits in the US correlated to street name.
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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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Hospital originated infections and mishaps

NPR and other news organizations are citing a dataset analyzed by Kaiser from the CDC: Created with Datawrapper Source: Kaiser Health News analysis of CDC data Get the data Would anyone know where ...
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Data on hurricanes?

As a programmer and meteorology enthusiast, I'd love to be able to get latitude/longitude of tropical storms/hurricanes (specifically in the Atlantic). Does anyone know of websites that can provide ...
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Structured demographic, economic and geographic attributes of US States

I'm looking for long lists of structured demographic, economic, agricultural and/or geographic attributes of US States. For example: <geo name="Iowa" population=3107000 cows_per_capita=1.2* etc=......
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Individual precinct voting data for Pennsylvania

I'm currently trying to find voting results by precinct for for Pennsylvania. I know several states such as South Carolina have published voting data from the 2016 General Election. This data can be ...
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What to do when license statements conflict?

Sometimes, data is listed as "open data", yet also has copyright statements that don't mention any permitted reuse. If the "data owner" is not responsive, what's the best way to determine if the data ...
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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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Understanding the population sample represented in CDC WONDER database

I’m trying to understand the population numbers in the CDC WONDER database when querying information regarding STD morbidity. If I build the following query: Age: 20-24 years Disease: All Gender: ...
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Average height of males and females for each of the 50 US states: Where can I download the data?

Where can I download data for average height of males and females for each of the individual 50 states? RAW data or SQL data is fine, it does not have to be charted or formatted - I can do that ...
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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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Roadworks datasets or API services

Hi guys I need to integrate into my app data about road conditions for major cities in Europe and U.S. initially. I'm looking for data about roadworks mainly but would be cool to find a feed for road ...
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What would be the cleanest / easiest method of collecting rental property data?

What would be the easiest method of collecting data about rental properties. I'm looking for per-unit information including: Monthly Rent Are utilities included? Monthly Electric bill Heating fuel ...
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Real-time gunshot detection data?

Was curious whether anyone had successfully obtained access to streaming data from any municipality that uses a "shots fired" detection system like this one. According to their own documentation, the ...
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How do United States federal agencies release data?

I'm interested in the process of how an agency, like the EPA, GSA, or Department of State, finds a dataset they wish to release, selects it, and how they go about releasing it to the public. How do ...
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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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Dataset of number of car accidents per cause in the United States

I am looking for a dataset that lists the number of car accidents broken down by causes in the United States. By cause I mean the direct cause of the accident such as failure to stop at red light, or ...
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Initial public offerings

All pre-IPO companies fill the SEC form S-1. It mentions underwriters, offering price, executives, and financials. Example for Etsy. This information is available via SEC and elsewhere, but not ...
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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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List of United States cities

I'm looking to get some data of this page http://www.greatschools.org/california/san-francisco/schools/?gradeLevels=e&page=2 To do it I need to create the links in this format: http://www....
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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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Congressional Record in electronic form

Is there a way to get an electronic copy of the Congressional Record, or otherwise get information about all the speakers in Congress, what they said, when they said, the votes on all motions bills, ...
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Sources of political voting records at the county level?

Is there a database of which party (Democrats/Republicans/Other) won which county/zip code in a U.S. presidential election? Even better would be a panel of these data. If no public database like this ...
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Educational attainment in the private and public sector

Where can I find the data on public employees' educational attainment, such as years of schooling or fraction of employees holding particular degrees? Preferably, compared to educational attainment in ...
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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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How can you get nationwide data of a particular type from the US Census website?

Every means I can find to access data on the US Census website wants me to put in some sub-national geographic level at some point. Even if I do this, I usually wind up with a giant list of tables, ...
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Appealing a “Mosaic Effect” restriction?

The U.S. Government Policy on Open Data Memo directs agencies to take into account the "mosaic effect." Theoretically, it seems like the mosaic effect could justify the restriction of almost any data....
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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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Is there an API or global source for US ballot information?

I'd like to be able to query to discover what's on the ballot - from local measures to Presidential elections. Is there a source that combines all of this data? Or is there a standard that's ...
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where can I find shapefiles for the highways of Puerto Rico?

I am looking for the shapefiles of the intersetate highways of Puerto Rico in an easy to use geoJSON format. I found this page here http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/geoportal/data/esri/esri_usa.htm but ...
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How do I Get that Juicy Economic Data from BLS.gov (Bureau of Labor Statistics) into Zip Code Format?

You go to BLS.gov. Click on any one of the links up on their menu that you fancy - I specifically am interested in Consumer Expenditures or disposable income...potential demand..things of those ...
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Looking for open source LGBT datasets

I have been looking for any general datasets about LGBT Americans. The type of file I look for are either CSV or TSV. Although my inquiry will hopefully yield some spatial indices at the county or ...
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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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Where to get older digital OCR'd data sets of unsummarized US Census data?

I am trying to locate older unsummarized US Census data to do more research than just the statistics provided by the US Census Bureau. I know the old Census Data itself is located on Archives.gov and ...
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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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Open data version of the Foreign Assistance Program Inventory?

http://www.usaid.gov/sites/default/files/documents/1868/ForeignAssistanceProgramInventory2013.pdf You wouldn’t know where I can find an open data version of the pdf (above)? With descriptions of “...
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I'm looking for military discharge rates, the more focused the better

I'm looking for rates of military discharges by type - honorable, dishonorable, Other Than Honorable, Bad Behavior, Officer, ETC. It would be really, really awesome if I could find this information by ...
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Database of Greyhound bus stops

Greyhound bus stops are surprisingly difficult to find. Is there a database of them? Requirements: Bus stop name Latitude Longitude Lines that stop there, or adjacent stops. I am interested in all ...
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Do census tract geographic shapefile data update annually?

I am looking at census tract TIGER/Line shapefiles from data.gov (https://www.census.gov/cgi-bin/geo/shapefiles/index.php), and I see that they provide options for census tracts for different years. ...
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The spread of cable tv

Is there a data set that shows the date of the first availability of cable tv or (not necessarily the same data) the date of first public broadcasting in each state or city in the United States?
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IRS Statistics of Income, machine-readable

Does anyone know of anyone else who has compiled a machine-readable set of the IRS's SOI Tax Stats - Historical Table 2, i.e., these? The .xls files available from the IRS are crosstabbed and ...
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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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1840-1900 Income Data in U.S

Does income data exist during the 1840-1900 time period (or any span within in) that is at the micro level? Or was this information never collected in censuses, etc?
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Historical OFAC SDN lists

I am looking for historical versions of the OFAC's Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list (more details about the list can be found here). The OFAC (Office of Foreign Assets Control) regularly ...