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Where can I find biological time series data?

You can find data related to the Canadian lynx and snowshoe hare pelt-trading records of the Hudson Bay Company, starting in 1845. It seems to be a standard dataset, described for instance in Predator-...
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Largest U.S. cities per state in 1950

The data you want are in these files. The primary source for this data was a US Census Bureau dataset of ~7500 incorporated cities whose populations surpassed 2500 people at some point in their ...
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World population density

I believe the UN WPP Adjusted Population Density v4.10 may work for your purposes. To provide estimates of population density for the years 2000, 2005, 2010, 2015, and 2020, based on counts ...
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Population and GDP of the UK nations 1950-today

The Office for National Statistics website is going to be your friend here. The current Population Estimates Dataset includes (under 'Mid-2016 detailed time series') national and regional population ...
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Yearly population projections for the fifty American states till 2050

US Census has population projections through 2060, and is also the data behind both of the sources you already found. State population projections (except for Vermont) list from the Census. Not ...
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US county-to-county and/or state-to-state migration flows - historic data for the 20th century

There is a Forbes article with an interactive graphic for county-to-country migration based on IRS tax records. Each county-to-county move must have at least 10 people, so as to protect privacy. The ...
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US Population/Housing Data?

The Census API is pretty good and should have what you're looking for. If you want only recent data, you can use the ACS to get 2014 data. If you want more historical data, the 1990, 2000, and 2010 ...
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US Population/Housing Data?

If you are interested in using shapefile data and have access to QGIS or ArcGIS, this geodatabase contains geographic, demographic, and economic data for Places or "Cities" from the 2010 to 2014 ACS (...
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World population density

Please see this one: http://ghslsys.jrc.ec.europa.eu/data.php The Global Human Settlement Layer Landsat data from 1975, 1990, 2000 and 2014 were processed and analysed in order to produce ...
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Search population, zipcode by city from US census API

First a note. The US Census API provides data on zip code tabulation areas, not zip codes: ZIP Code Tabulation Areas (ZCTAs) are statistical entities developed by the United States Census Bureau ...
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Where can I get data on the number of hours worked by Americans?

I assume you've already found averages at Current Employment Statistics, FactFinder, or the American Time-Use Survey. I don't see any percentiles there. I don't know of any ready-made tables from ...
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US county-level data on population and urbanization rates 1950-2010

(After a while I have found some useful sources. I will answer my own question, so that future visitors to this site with the same question, have a starting point.) Data 1940-1990 (from ICPSR): ...
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Where can I find biological time series data?

I didn't get it: are you looking for synthtic datasets only, or are you looking for real time series data for validating your own ODE models? In any case, try perhaps The Long Term Ecological ...
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Chinese demographic data (age, gender)

The official stats page of China has a table with gender per political region, in Chinese, with the data you are looking for (source is Wikipedia Sixth National Population Census of the People's ...
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Median age by state/city in Germany?

It seems that the puzzle pieces to answer your question are available at https://ergebnisse.zensus2011.de/?locale=en#StaticContent:00,BEV_11_1,m,table It gives you population, by age and gender, for ...
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Open large datasets on human body temperature?

It's not a large dataset, but What's Normal? -- Temperature, Gender, and Heart Rate The data were derived from an article in the Journal of the American Medical Association entitled "A Critical ...
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List of all world cities with populations over 100,000

Similar to @Harsh's answer, here is a Wikidata SPARQL query that gives the top Link to Wikidata query tool Direct link to result SELECT DISTINCT ?city ?cityLabel ?population WHERE { ?city wdt:...
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centroids or boundaries of unincorporated communities

Using Wikidata SPARQL Endpoint: SELECT ?a ?aLabel ?point WHERE { ?a wdt:P31 wd:Q17343829 ; wdt:P625 ?point SERVICE wikibase:label { bd:serviceParam wikibase:language "en" . } } Place this pseudo-...
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Where is the official source for UK population + age profiles data

Sadly as you may have spotted statistics is a devolved issue in the UK so there is no one central source. Also since the UK only holds censuses every 10 years for recent data you are stuck with ...
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Population in adminstrative units (ADM-1) of the world

I don't know of a pre-compiled dataset; there are a multitude of factors that would need to be considered in assembling something like that. Another option for creating your own would be IPUMS Terra,...
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Age structure of German population; 1925 census, large cities

You might check out the information provided by the German Federal Statistical Office https://histat.gesis.org/histat/de/index where one can find a large variety of time series data for social, ...
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Search population by city from the US census API

You could try to accept my comment as an answer (I don't think that's how it's done). But I would think some useful documentation would serve you more than a quick link edit. Here is a link to their ...
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UK Cities and Towns

I would source the population statistics and the Lat/Lon information separately and just perform a simple join to amalgamate the datasets. Census population info can be downloaded here, with further ...
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UK Cities and Towns

Please see my answer here. OpenStreetMap has a tag "population" as well. I've checked about half of the cities in the query here and there was always a population tag with some value. However, there ...
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How can I get salary data on the gamer population in the US and/or Europe?

If you are doing legitimate market research, you should expect to pay for this data based on the value it provides to your business planning. You are unlikely to find this data given away for free, ...
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Looking for ways to estimate average household sizes based on their incomes (US census data)

Multiplying by a single number would be a fairly silly exercise, as households differ by size with income, so your estimate will likely be fairly far off the target. I would probably start by ...
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List of all world cities with populations over 100,000

Many small cities have merged over the years.Hence sometimes it is difficult to assign definitive values to city populations, e.g. when cites have become agglomerations - megacities. For a major ...
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List of all world cities with populations over 100,000

Wikipedia has a list which might be help https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World%27s_largest_cities#List . You can also use wikidata(http://wikidata.org/) to query all items on wikipedia marked as cities ...
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Need list of cities/municipalities of Germany along with population density

This excel table includes a list with more than 2k German cities, their state and municipality. It also includes the surface of each city, its population (females, males, total) and its density (...
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