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Health Behavioral Risk-Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) - A health-related survey that asks respondents about health and disease risk factors. Unit of Analysis: County Area Health Resource File (AHRF) - A compilation of Census Bureau demographic information, along with information about hospital utilization, health professionals, and natality/mortality....


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California Polytechnic State University has a downloaded dataset on fatal accidents on the national highway system for the year 2007: https://wiki.csc.calpoly.edu/datasets/wiki/HighwayAccidents Data.Gov has a number of datasets on accident data by state: https://explore.data.gov/catalog/raw?tags=crash The NHTSA has summary statistics for 2012 on a state ...


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You might want to check out the HUD zip code-county crosswalk (screenshot below). My gut feeling is that this feature would be in the US census TIGER product line https://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/data/tiger.html maybe here: https://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/data/relationship.html Please let us know what you find most useful.


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Some other answers hint at this, but the caution to keep in mind is that ZIP codes are not geographies on a map. They are identifiers for postal delivery routes which are often but not always geographic. To accommodate the intense demand for data aggregated by ZIP code, the Census Bureau created ZIP Code Tabulation Areas (or ZCTAs) which are roughly what ...


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As a work of the US government, there isn't any license appropriate for the work, because it's already in the public domain (in the United States). So a license like the Unlicense (or CC0), in which the licensor is entering the covered work into the public domain, doesn't work. Some text that acknowledges the public domain status in the US is helpful (and ...


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Look at the National Center for Education Statistics Urban-Centric Locale Codes developed by U.S. Census https://nces.ed.gov/ccd/rural_locales.asp. You might be able to modify that approach to accomplish what you want. They use principal cities to delineate between "urban" and "suburban" City - Inside an urbanized area and inside a principal city Suburb - ...


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The data referenced appears to be an aggregation of Hospital Acquired Infections which are part of the CMS Hospital Compare family of data sets. The various measures included in the dataset are listed at http://www.medicare.gov/hospitalcompare/Data/Measures-Displayed.html There are a number of ways to access the raw data which are listed at http://www....


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I found an API from Numbeo (documentation) that claims 1,485,832 prices in 4,786 cities entered by 177,368 users (information updated 2014-11-25) Here is their page related to the Cost of Living. And an overview of the data for Zurich. Their Terms of Service state that the license is CC BY-SA 3.0 and GNU Free Document License (GFDL). What I can't ...


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I'm not sure about "terabytes" but yes, the new administration has edited the whitehouse.gov domain, including the open subdomain. Why? New administrations across all levels of (U.S.) government, particularly around elected officials, wipe domains and start a new. While there are many things going on currently with the Trump administration that are bad ...


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This depends on which city you are in too- as of last year in Oakland if you did ask for the exact same request, it may not have helped you much as the process was so poorly setup they couldn't always benefit from repeat efficiencies. But now we have an online request system that published all requested info by default- except certain crime info which is ...


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There is no comprehensive source of open data as you describe, but there are public and restricted-access open data sets that can illuminate certain aspects of private company finances. Privately-held companies often disclose information to the public in accordance with federal, state, and local laws. Some of this information directly involves company ...


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The native raw datapoints comprising some of the more popular tables related to your search are accessible through sites at both agencies. As examples: Summary reports on current employment statistics and detailed data behind the report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics Summary reports on firm size, employees, and payroll and detailed data behind the ...


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You should take a look at Rank and Filed, a relatively new (Feb 2014) site about EDGAR filings, with lots of data export options.


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Not sure if my list is better (or worse), because I think it has a lot to do with Andrew's question about national/state levels. If Andrew says it's cool, I'll just have him update his answer with these links: NCSA Publications & Data Requests http://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/Cats/index.aspx you probably want this guy: http://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/Cats/...


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The basics for FOIA are: be very clear in your request be respectful be tenacious Remember that while there are government officials who are hostile to records requests, not all of them are. There are many people in government who want to do the right thing. There are a few websites designed to help you file FOIA requests. In the US, Muck Rock has been ...


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The source for this data is going to be accuity, that takes care of the routing numbers for the ABA, http://www.aba.com/Products/Pages/PS98_Routing.aspx To fast forward, it looks like you can download a version from the federal reserve board here: http://www.fededirectory.frb.org/download.cfm but it states: I understand that the terms of use prohibit ...


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For personal/educational use, US Zip Codes has a free download (*.xlsx and *,csv) that has zip and county. It has fewer fields than the commercial version which is $40 USD. Neither has FIPS.


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This CSV dataset contains opening-closing hours for thousands of US hotels/restaurants/bars/museums/etc: https://github.com/baturin/wikivoyage-listings/ Business type, name and location are included as well. You will need to filter out: Businesses that have no documented opening-closing hours Businesses that are not in the USA (there are columns for city ...


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The US Census Bureau also has a national gazeteer file with state and city info, including incorporation information. For metadata/excel file column please have a look at HERE.


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There is tons of data at the US Bureau of Justice Statistcs - Corrections But I think the best way is to get these data points from the two major private prison companies (CCA and GEO Group). Luckily (for you), both are publicly traded - so you can download their annual reports and find all sorts of info about number of beds, and different types of housing....


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From an open-source point of view, there is no direct source for age/income/race/location as to which way an individual voted; this is by design that you cannot figure out who voted for whom. Having said this, you can get an estimate through a survey program that the US Census does. An overview of the results up to the 2014 elections is provided. ...


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This is a goal of the DemocracyMap project, which is still nascent. The DemocracyMap API aims to provide normalized structured data for all of the contact details and other primary information for every government body and government official that represents you. Currently this API is more of a meta-API that aggregates, normalizes, and caches ...


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1) google to find the exact website of the census.gov that contains the information you're looking for. google's search results still contains all of the shuttered web pages 2) paste that url into the "wayback machine" 3) choose the most recent blue circle that's pre-shutdown Example: Here is the US Census 2017 School District TIGERLine/Shapefile Web ...


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The Massachusetts Open Data Initiative seems to provide only a link to the data, not the data themselves. Their terms of use couldn't be really applied here. The terms and conditions of the Massachusetts Archives website refer to the documents, not to their data collections. As to historical vital records, this page states that "[t]he Archives' collections ...


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I don't know if the SEC has datasets for what you are looking for, but here is a link to the SEC's open datasets home page: https://www.sec.gov/open/datasets.shtml Below is a link and contacts to a university research paper (2012) on insider trading. You may want to consider contacting the researchers on where they got their data and methodologies on using ...


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Dev.Last10K.com has a RESTful API for SEC filing data. Disclaimer: I work for Last10K.com


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Update: (October 2017) Kimono Labs API no longer available Kimono Labs released a free open API for current and recent SEC filings with financial statements and valuation, profitability, leverage and liquidity ratios. You can find it here: http://kimonolabs.com/sec/explorer


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Block level data is only available from the Decennial Census, which means that you can only get fundamental demographic and housing data. This amounts to age, sex, race, household/family structure, home ownership and home vacancy rates. Some Decennial Census tables are only tabulated at the census tract level and higher, because of restrictions based on ...


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I don't know specifics on how Zillow, etc acquired their data - other than assuming they (or 3rd party) obtains the data on a per county basis. As cities/counties open up open data portals, this data will become more accessible to developers. When searching these portals, you want to look for tax lots, property tax, or parcels. A lot of these datasets are ...


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TLDR: Census data is complicated. The simplest actual answer to your question: If you type in "united states" on the front page of American FactFinder, you can get to the "Community Facts" page for the US, which has direct links to several kinds of data at the national level. Probably way more than you really wanted to know: More generally, Census data is ...


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