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Accurately Using Census Tract Data and Total Population

I am trying to gather the total population of Pittsburgh and overlay it onto a Google Map. I took the Census Tract .shp files from http://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/data/gazetteer2010.html and put ...
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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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Where can I find data by “census tract numbers”

I am using an API (To get crimes in city ) where I have found a field entitled "Census Tract Number" and am getting data formatted with (longitude, latitude, census tract number). What does this last ...
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Census API data across superior geographies

I am trying to populate a GeoJSON layer of blockgroups in Leaflet with attribute data pulled live from the Census API. My GeoJSON has the full FIPS code for the blockgroups as an attribute. That is, ...
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ACS PUMS Data Dictionary Codes in .csv?

I found me some data, and I'd like to be able to filter, and aggregate the responses in a relational database. However it seems the Data dictionaries are either in xls (but not a format easily ...
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ACS 2013 5 Year METRO areas in KML

I'm doing a project that involves metropolitan areas according to the Census/BLS. I was able to merge Census and BLS data for metro areas because of their geoIDs. In some instances I had cities ...
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Looking for a source of data for these specific United States Demographics for People and Businesses

UPDATE: Ok as I'm learning more about this stuff, I'm realizing that I need Demographics and Firmographics, but more granular then the Census data. As the Census data is 35-44 years of age and I need ...
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Police precinct jurisdiction data for joining UCR with census

The FBI Uniform Crime Report (UCR) contains crime data by individual police agency: http://www.ucrdatatool.gov/. These agencies have jurisdiction over a town or city, but for any particular city, ...
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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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Does any City have POIA (Public Online Information act) laws in place?

A few years ago, Sunlight Foundation advocated for the Public Online Information Act (POIA). Do you know of any city that has adopted such a law or statue? In the age of the Internet, government is ...
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Datasets that input GPS and output historical time-series

I'm wondering what kind of historical time-series data I can get given GPS coordinates as input. More than anything I'm interested in: Temperature Precipitation Humidity Irradiation I'm largely ...
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Any available Travel Dataset

We are looking for travel dataset which would contain details of destinations, activities, user ratings etc. on which text summarization and recommendation can be performed and evaluated.
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Is there an open data format for screen/play scripts?

I'd like to write an app that would utilize dialog from a play script, but I don't want to reinvent the wheel. Is there an open format for encapsulating characters, locations, dialog, scenes, acts, ...
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How do we relate Adverse Reactions and Drug in Open FDA?

I have been trying to relate adverse reaction to list of drugs in the Open FDA JSON but just can't manage to understand. Consider this JSON: "reaction": [ { "reactionmeddrapt": "...
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Pictures of Black Bottom (Detroit neighborhood replaced with Lafayette Park in the 1960s)

I am looking for pictures of Black Bottom, a Detroit neighborhood demolished and replaced with Lafayette Park in the 1960s. It was the bithplace of the genre known as Detroit blues. Landscapes, ...
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Any public accessible web service to get MedDRA description?

I used this api call to get reaction list: https://api.fda.gov/drug/event?&search=???&count=patient.reaction.reactionmeddrapt.exact&limit=24 I just want to forward users to a page that ...
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List of relase dates and prices of Adobe products?

Not sure if this belongs here, but I'm looking for a complete list of all versions of the Adobe Creative Suite that contains exact release dates and the original prices. Would be nice if it contained ...
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Variable/multidimensional json record structure OpenFDA

Arguably this is more a general programming question, and I should keep learning; yet, if advice or guidance is forthcoming I wanted to try asking: what is the best way to look for substances that ...
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How do I find out if a given movie is available in Germany?

Is it possible to check if a given movie, identified by its title or IMDb id, was either a) screened in German film theaters, b) shown on German TV, or c) distributed as DVD in Germany? So far I am ...
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Novel Blurb Corpus

I am looking for a corpus of fiction book blurbs. With at least 10,000 entries. Preferably with a lot more. I do not care if it is a single publisher (etc) or many. It should be annotated with ...
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Map of Orange County (CA) buildings

I'm plotting a map of the Los Angeles metro area, and I'm using TileMill. I've loaded different layers for the geographical data, and wanted to add buildings as well. So I found this map for the LA ...
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Open database of filename extensions

Filename extensions like ".doc" or ".licx" are usually associated with a type of file, and are sometimes strongly associated with one or several pieces of software. Is there an open database of these?...
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historical transactions for bidders in e-auctions

I need a dataset for my research, which contains historical transactions for bidders in e-auctions for example: profile information, number of bidding auctions, number of wins in auctions, and number ...
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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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Reusable pictures of Dudhu Chak (city in Pakistan)

I am looking for pictures of Dudhu Chak to illustrate this Wikivoyage article. Requirements: Free Reusable on Wikimedia Commons Modifications OK Commercial use OK Redistribution under same license ...
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Where can i find the surface area and the number of premises for all UK districts?

I am looking for the surface area, and the number of premises for each UK district. The districts should be listed with their ONS codes. Rationale: I am trying to process and aggregate Ofcom data for ...
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Database of searches within Pinterest (or other social networks)

I want to see what people are searching the most within Pinterest. It would be like an equivalent of the Google Keyword Research tool, but for Pinterest. Data for similar/other social networks is OK ...
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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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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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Recent high spatial resolution images of the Tasman Sea

I just got this from one of my co-workers ... posting it for her as it's more time critical than normal : My friend Ralph is leading a search and rescue effort for a ship that's been missing on ...
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Free English Dictionary

Looking for a free monolingual english dictionary like oxford or longman dictionary, but which I can freely use, without violating any intellectual property. I want to use it in my iOS app. I need ...
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Case stories that highlight the SOCIAL IMPACT of open data? [closed]

We are collecting stories that highlight the SOCIAL impact of open data or digital transparency initiatives, especially cases from the Global South. Would be great if you can help by providing data ...
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Interest of double licenses CC-BY-SA + ODbL for SVG maps

This is a split refactored from an older post containing too many questions about licenses in SVG Tiny 1.2 using RDFa as suggested by Patrick Hoefler. See also question Embed two licenses within SVG. ...
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Creating audio fingerprint database

My company has created unique audio fingerprinting system that we use to detect music and advertisements on radio and TV (among other uses). So far, we are used to dodging all requests for database ...
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Ordnance Survey BoundaryLine Data pre 2014

The OS only have Version: 10/2014 of BoundaryLine for download from https://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/opendatadownload/products.html I asked if they had this data for earlier, and they replied that ...
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The Data.gov organization_list CKAN API is not working

This file is supposed to be giving the JSON format of all the organizations present in Data.gov as per the CKAN API documentation. However, that file gives an HTTP 400 (Bad request) error. Is there a ...
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Is there any open data for Emergency Room waiting time?

I am a software engineering student who is thinking to build a Dashboard for ER waiting times. Potentially it could tell your whether a longer trip could still save you time. There's currently no way ...
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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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How do people link twitter handles to e-mail accounts [closed]

I've seen companies start to advertise that they can link twitter handles to e-mails and vice-a-verse -- this sounds like a bit of a tall claim. Anybody have any thoughts on how reliable these claims ...
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Database of food sharing places for the whole world

I want to create an app to find food sharing places. These places are shelves or public fridges where people can put their food before going on vacation or when they have too much, so that other ...
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Open data set for fair trade commodities in developing countries (any: bananas, sugar, wine/grapes)

Are there an open or freely available datasets on fairtrade goods (produce and products) in the developing countries? Looking for product, produce type, price data, location data and/or any type of ...
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How can I get temperature data for each Country (Annual)

I need maximum and minimum temperature data of each countries annually. I searched a lot but could not find the values. Could you give links if it is possible?
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swimming velocity for whales or fishes

Is there some open dataset with maximum swimming velocity and related information about size, for whales or fishes, which can be used to illustrate Froudes law?
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Persistent publishing of data. My nations DataCite does not cover my field; alternatives?

I want to make my geophysical dataset available for all humanity for all future. Until now, I'd put the data on our institutes' FTP server and write the link in the academic article I'm publishing. ...
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Where can I get historic prices for a commodity?

Is there any way to get the price of a commodity over the last 100 years? (Specifically, I'm looking for the price of toilet paper; I want to chart it and try to estimate the year where a piece of ...
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Examples of useful applications that are being developed using open data

I am looking for news articles, tweets, or firms that everyone is talking about who are using open data. But, I have failed to find any useful application being developed that are using this open data ...
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Custom Categories in CKAN

Is it possible to have custom dataset categories appear in the side bar of the 'datasets' tab in CKAN 2.2? HealthData.gov appears to have these categories, but most examples I see have the default ...
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Where is data on stable currents of world ocean?

I wonder where can we find data on stable currents of world ocean (with respect to the fact that ap same 2d point on map can exist diferent currents that have different altitude)?
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Trying to find definitions for “Location” in Farmers Market datasets

I am working on a project using some datasets for Farmers Markets and I am trying to determine which locations in the data are on public land and which are on private land. Is there a definition of ...
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Metrics for evaluating the effectiveness and fairness of local police departments and DA offices

I want to understand how my local police department and DA's office stack up against other municipalities in terms of budget support, effectiveness, fairness, job satisfaction and community ...

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