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United States Ports of Entry — Historical and Current

Is there a compilation of the US ports of entry and their changes over the past 100 years (or any time period within this range)? Specifically interested in the US-Mexico port of entries. The ...
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Mapping Business Hours

I'm looking to map business hours for a given city in the USA to show the number of businesses open by time of day. Is there a way to get, at the least: {business name, business type, opening hours, ...
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Information about congresspeople

Is there a database that contains the following about when congresspeople? When they were elected, state/district, age, gender, race, professional background, and would really like to have committee ...
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Is Data.gov down due to the government shutdown or is it down for good?

I can't access data.gov. It says it's due to government funding. Is it down because of the US government shutdown and will be back or is it down for good?
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Given a federal agency, what can I expect to find on the regulations.gov API?

As an example, I'm very interested in working with rulemaking data from the FCC. Because the FCC is an independent agency, I've heard that its publishing requirements are different from non-...
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Is there a data set for all vehicle accidents in USA?

Looking for raw data of road traffic accidents, with impact location, make, model, model year, airbag deployment (Y/N)
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Looking for sample lat/long data of thousands of US addresses

In order to test some mapping and geocoding functionality, I'm looking for a free data source containing a few thousand US addresses, including latitude and longitude. I need them distributed among a ...
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For a given 5 year ACS (American Community Survey), when is the effective date of estimation?

The ACS Survey provides the most up-to-date census estimates for US population groups. The 5 year survey is the most comprehensive. For example, the most recently available 5 year survey as of Sept ...
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Is there data on the types of cars bought and turned in during the “cash for clunkers” program?

I'm interested in determining what sort of cars were traded in and what sort of cars were purchased through the cash for clunkers program. Does anyone know where to find that data? I would hope it ...
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Largest U.S. cities per state in 1950

I am looking for a data set that contains the largest city for every US American state in 1950. The data should contain the city name, the state name, the population and, if possible, longitude and ...
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Is there any state wise and quarterly downloadable US economic data apart from GDP?

I am looking for some downloadable US economic dataset, apart from GDP data, which has data state wise and quarterly. I went through BLS website but either couldn't find any relevant data which has ...
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Employment density in the USA (Employees per sq. ft. by industry)

I am looking for employment density in the USA. Dimensions needed: Per industry Per sq. ft. (per county or smaller could be acceptable too) Per year if available, otherwise something relatively ...
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Are there good examples of requiring open data in RFPs?

The recent U.S. Executive Order on open and machine-readable data requires the U.S. government to begin developing ways to integrate open data into procurement and grant-making. Are there good ...
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historical data for bus arrival time at bus stop

I'm working on a project of predicting the bus arrival time for each stops based on the historical data. I checked the database for Boston and New York, but the result is not very perfect. For Boston,...
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Where can I find machine readable transcribed text of the 2016 Presidential speeches and debates?

I'm looking for a machine-readable repository of transcribed Presidential debates and speeches from the 2016 general election. Structured data with a common format is desirable, as well as updates for ...
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Where can I find a data set of US Individuals?

I'm looking for a data set of US citizens/residents, etc. With data on things such as age, geographic location, gender, income, marital status, etc. The more the better. Where can I find an ...
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Occupational Outlook Handbook dataset

Where can I download BLS Occupational Outlook Handbook data? You can find most information in separate tables on the BLS's website, but maybe a more comprehensive dataset is available?
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Does any US Government agency (like FDA) publish a list of approved food products and ingredients?

For example, consider a category of "bread", it is approved by different Government agencies and are the ingredients specifically included on all products? Do any of these agencies maintain a list of ...
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Data on US-production in each industry as defined per NAICS

I am looking for data on economic production (as in GDP) split by industries. So, for example, how much value did the car-manufacturing industry produce in 2016? And this for all industries. ...
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US Universities and colleges with city/town state?

Is there any database or list that has the major US universities and colleges with the city/town, state they are located in?
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NY Times full weekly bestseller lists

Are there any open data compilations of NYT weekly bestseller lists? Other U.S.-centered bestseller lists would also be acceptable.
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USGS Various API Calls

I am building a website that must gather information from the USGS' various APIs but seem to have a hard time. I'm trying to obtain the Soil Type using the Vs30 API. Here is the link for the ...
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What does 'subregion' mean in Illinois State Report Card data?

In the Illinois State Report Cards data for schools, there are fields that refer to 'Subregions'? What are subregions? Here are a couple of reports cards that use subregions: http://webprod.isbe.net/...
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Survey of illness and symptom data

What historical illness or symptom data exists? There are so many health-related data sources on healthdata.gov, data.gov, CDC, etc. I'd like to identify the most useful data across all existing ...
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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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US-County level - median income 1930 to 1990

I am looking for median income statistics per county for the time period from 1930 to 1990. I have found these median income statistics from 1960 to 1990 at the US census bureau. However, I seem to be ...
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Funding data for US Department of Education CSV format

I am looking for data about the funding from the Department of Education, Energy and Defense. The data I want is the fund/award number, the PI, Co-PI (if any) and the award amount along with the year ...
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Green Button energy data

The Green Button Data program in the US allows energy consumers to easily download their consumption data in a standard XML format. With that exported file, they can upload to a 3rd party site or app, ...
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How do I find data that helps US businesses export their products?

Are there data sets out there that have data about exporting products and services overseas? I want to build an app that helps U.S. businesses increase their international sales.
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Crime Statistics on Abductions by Gender

I am looking for crime statistics (datasets) on attempted and actual abductions in the United States by gender. I am interested in seeing the statistical differences by gender.
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Querying OSHA Data Returning Unexpected Results

I'm running the ruby sample provided by DOL to access DOLs OSHA API. The relevant ruby code is: request.call_api 'Compliance/OSHA/full', :select => 'activity_nr,estab_name,...
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Open and proprietary data in determining federal funding eligibility

For federal grant applications, specific geographical areas and populations often have to meet minimum qualifications in order to demonstrate a need that allows them to apply for a grant (e.g. median ...
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Where to find healthcare practice and hospital names?

I can get all physician data in the US from the NPI registry. But it doesn't contain the practice names (or the hospital names). Is there a place I can get these?
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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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US state-level: Mean and median per capita income for 1950 to today

I am looking for mean and median per capita income data for each US-American state and for each decadal year from 1950 to 2010. Ideally, I would like to see the data combined in one data set (in total ...
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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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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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Trying to extrapolate patient costs by physician from public Medicare pricing data

I am working on a web application that maps healthcare expenses by providers in a geographic area. Our prototype was previously using mocked data, and I am now trying to replace it with real data from ...
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License for data product of music lyrics?

I am interested in doing some natural language processing on copyrighted song lyrics. I saw a related project here, http://rappers.mdaniels.com.s3-website-us-east-1.amazonaws.com/ who used rap.genius....
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Are there freely available equivalents to the HUD crosswalk data (zip code to county/census mapping) that go back farther in time?

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development provides crosswalk data sets that map zip codes to Census tracts, counties, etc. and vice versa. Unfortunately these data only go back to 2010, and ...
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What open data institutes in the US are working with the Open Government Partnership?

The Open Government Partnership (OGP) is a global alliance of countries that are signatory to an Open Government Declaration. The United States is one of the eight founding signatories - I am curious ...
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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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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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Recent Demographic and Economic Data at CBSA-level

I would like to find a dataset of basic demographic and economic data at core-based statistical area level for the US. Ideally, it should include variables like population, median income, age ...
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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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Neighborhood by Zip Codes for New York and Los Angeles

I haven't been able to find an online open source of US neighborhoods with their corresponding zip codes. I am particularly looking for New York and Los Angeles.
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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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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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XLS or CSV Historic EDGAR CIK list, for a specific state?

I'm searching for historic business physical addressees for California, I've found that the CIK header for EDGAR states the company name and address. Is there a method to download a file with all the ...
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Obtaining data sets for solved murder

Ii'd like to do a research project & developing an application which requires a data set of solved murders. Ideally containing: Something unique to the case, like an ID. Solved / unsolved and a ...