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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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Where can I find historical aerials for some areas in Dona Ana County, New Mexico?

How do I find several historical aerials from the mid-1970's or early 1980's and where can I download them and I would like them to be free of charge.
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Hate crime dataset in the United States

I'm looking for a dataset listing hate incidents in the United States with as many following fields as possible: time and date location demographics on attacker(s) demographics on victim(s), or ...
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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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Tagged addresses

Does anyone know of a corpus of US addresses where the parts of the addresses have been tagged. Something like <streetNumber>123</streetNumber> <streetDirection>E.</...
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Ownership of US county property tax/assessment data?

I'm in the process of building a not-for-profit site that will aggregate current and historical property tax data for all counties in the United States and serve it via a REST API. A problem I've ...
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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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Granular Data of US Census Population (zip code, block or household)

I have analyzed zip code data and block data of us census 2010. But I am unable to find which data is more at a granular level. I want to say that household data is more granular. Where can I find ...
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Where can I find accurate US county boundaries?

I'm looking for accurate US county boundaries in shapefile (most likely), feature class, or a geodatabase. Specifically, I'm looking for Midwestern US states: Minnesota, Michigan, Illinois, Iowa, and ...
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Is the web performance of U.S. government websites open data?

What open data is available about the number of visitors, type of browsers, etc. of U.S. Federal websites? Is there both historical and real-time web analytics data available to the public?
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Where is voter data from the recent General Election?

I'm looking for the rawest form of voter data available from the U.S. Nov 8, 2016 general election. The source would both let me explore demographic data around voters based on region, correlate that ...
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How should US SSN be anonimized?

I have just gotten access to a US government dataset. It is not open, but could eventually be made open. The dataset includes hashed US SSNs. It looks like they used some general hashing function that ...
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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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Are there good examples of open read-write APIs in Federal government?

Most of the APIs publicly available from U.S. federal agencies are read-only APIs of Open Data -- are there example of read-write APIs?
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Where to get school district boundaries?

Census.gov usually makes available the shapefiles containing school district boundaries. Due to the US government shutdown, census.gov is down. Does anyone know where to download a recently archived ...
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Federal, state, and county prisons & jails

Looking for a list of all city, state, and federal related prisons & jails in the united states. Looking for the list to include the name of facility, type, and address. Can anyone point me ...
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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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Invalid API Key - Accessing OSHA data

I am trying got download OSHA data via API. I have registered my email and got key. When i sent request its throwing invalid API KEY. https://data.dol.gov/get/accident?KEY=REMOVED What should we ...
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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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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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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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Is there a dataset on existing flow of people between US cities?(could be car, bus, train or plane)

I am working on a project and would love to see in a year how many people go from one city in the US to another. I know this is fairly extensive and might require putting together multiple sets.
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Pollution DataSet

I am looking for any dataset for pollution (pollutant measurements co2, ozone, .. etc) at any city in US/Europe during 2014. Most of Datasets I found are old. UPDATE Datasets I found so far: New ...
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Seeking Water Quality Data for Lake Ontario that includes Dissolved Oxygen, Nitrogen, Phosphorus?

I was wondering what sources are available, or if anyone has GIS water quality data for the Great Lakes and specifically Lake Ontario? We are interested in mapping Phosphorus, Organic Matter, ...
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What data on violence against women in the U.S. is available?

The best source seems to be the National Crime Victimization Survey, and especially their victim characteristics reports at http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=tp&tid=92 Any others? Any hints on ...
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Panel data for public companies' financials? Alternative to Capital IQ Compustat?

Where can I get financial indicators of public companies in the format friendly for statistical analysis? "Friendly" is mainly about: Panel data in long format. Variable names compatible with ...
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Chicago Traffic-Related Fatalities

Where can I find Chicago traffic-related fatalities by day (and also ideally time)?
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Where can I download US secondary (high school, etc) educational test score data for school districts, individual schools, etc?

This has so far been a surprising difficult task. It appears some aspect of public policy sees it fit to make this data difficult to obtain(?) I'm sure its out there though. No child left behind data, ...
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Where can I find registered company data through web services

I am looking to find accurate company search information for companies registered within India and USA (same as companies House API service provided for UK ). Any ideas?
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Crime rate data for American cities

I'm writing a paper and I'm interested in monthly crime rates in American cities. The FBI database contains only yearly crime rates and it stops at 2012 (http://www.ucrdatatool.gov/), and each ...
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why doesn't federal reserve services website have all routing numbers?

https://www.frbservices.org/EPaymentsDirectory/fpddir.txt contains a list of bank routing numbers but there's at least one that doesn't appear in that list: 111000025 (from https://www.bankofamerica....
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IRS Codes in machine readable format

Are there any sources of machine readable IRS codes (e.g. state, country etc.)? For example, on the 1099-B instructions, the 1f code on this form. However I would like avoid having to scrape the pdf ...
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What is the significance of Census ACS columns with line numbers ending in “.5” or “.7”?

In looking at the Census ACS data there are several columns that have line numbers ending in .5 or .7. Their table_ids are duplicates of ones immediately before or after, making some import more ...
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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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Hyperloop; Which Open-Source License did Musk choose?

Which Open-Source license did Elon Musk choose for the Hyperloop?
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GIS Data for Illinois Electric Distribution lines and Substations

I am looking for the Ameren and ComED's distribution lines and distribution substations. They are the 2 largest electrical utilities in Illinois. I know the HLIFD data has Transmission lines and ...
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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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US phone area code city/state database?

Is there a database that matches each US phone area code to the major city and state that it belongs to?
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Weather Web Service by Postal Code?

I'm looking for either a website, a web service, an RSS feed, etc. that would allow me to look up current and historic weather info for a particular zipcode or region in the U.S., specifically: ...
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National Scale (contiguous US) weather data set for 1980 - 2010

Does anyone know of any national weather datasets that cover the contiguous US for the period 1980 to 2011? I need gridded values, preferably with a grid size (resolution) of 1 km x 1 km up to (maybe)...
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US Government API Usage

I'm unable to find very much data about the usage of APIs from United States federal agencies. Which APIs that have been released have the highest traffic number in terms of queries, and/or ...
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Where Can I Find Library Utilization Data?

I am interested in data on the utilization of US libraries. Ideally I would like listings of libraries with locations, a complete listing of their available catalog of books, and a history of which ...
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US Radiation measurements

Is there a service that provides gamma energy data from RadNet in machine readable format such as JSON or CSV? The current RadNet UI is restricted to html and charts. Excel report itself is limited ...
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US Election Twitter Data

Is there a way that I can get US election-related tweets from October 15 to Nov 15 from various countries. Can anyone tell how to use the Twitter API to get data older than a month? Alternatively, ...
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Public access laws used for real-time data?

In a question about real-time gunshot data from Will Koper, he mentioned using public records laws to access it. ... which makes me wonder if anyone's even aware of FOIA or various state public ...
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Free quad polarization SAR images of San Francisco in bands X and L?

For comparing the results in my scientific article I need quad polarized sample data for San Francisco in bands C(RADARSAT-2), L(probably ALOS-PALSAR) and X(probably TerraSAR-X) Up to now I have ...
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High School Football Stats [closed]

I am in a application development course (CSC 400), required for my Computer Science major, and have been asked to create a "web scrapper" utility that harvests data of high school football statistics....
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What sources exist for sales tax information

What open data sources are available to determine the appropriate sales tax at the state and local levels? For example, assume that an three items are sold from a retailer to the following ...
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What are good examples of how open data is driving community development?

I am looking for examples of how open data is helping to drive community development, with a focus on the United States. We are seeking examples across a broad range of community development domains,...
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Accessing CATO Deep Bills with Ruby

Has anyone written any Ruby libraries for working with Cato's Deep Bills Project?