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Did terabytes of data get removed from open.whitehouse.gov in January or February 2017?

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, ...
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USA 2016 election demographic data

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 ...
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Granular Data of US Census Population (zip code, block or household)

The granularity of the census data is done by design. When the United States Census bureau conducts a sample of a household, they make sure that the granularity is not small enough as to identify ...
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Hate crime dataset in the United States

List of places to gather that information: Hate Crime Publications & Products - Bureau of Justice Statistics Hate Crime - FBI:UCR Hate/Extremism Reports - Center for the Study of Hate & ...
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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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A table mapping from US county or ZIP to Nielsen Designated Market Area (DMA)

For anyone else needing this information, it looks like Gaurav Sood compiled the relevant data and provided code to create the tables that link: DMA to county DMA to zip
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Mapping counties to zip codes

Here are is a very user-friendly collection of Census geography code crosswalk datasets: https://data.world/nrippner/ansi-geographic-codes And, a complete collection of ZCTA crosswalk tables: https://...
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United States Ports of Entry -- Historical and Current

Department of Transportation has Border Crossing/Entry Data that you can query; Running one for all ports provides CSV you can use, providing all border-crossings between US/Mexico. It goes back to ...
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Where to get usa coastline/shoreline data

There are actually a lot of sources for this, and some sources have multiple products. This chart on NOAA breaks it down These sites are pretty difficult to navigate, and I'm unsure of your ...
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Where is voter data from the recent General Election?

Many states have posted the data on their election commission websites. The format varies from state to state. To answer your question about Open Elections, they pull their information directly from ...
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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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Where can I find data on MARTA?

Data Marta Open Data Archived Marta Realtime Data Note: File name times are in UTC not Eastern. Also, the marta train API is particularly flaky so trains randomly disappear and reappear and/or show ...
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Distance between different places in USA

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) has this data available in its County Distance Database. Its incredibly detailed, and goes back to 1990.
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Where can I find data on the winner of the presidential popular vote by U.S. county, for as many elections as possible?

US Presidential General Elections data by county years 2000 through 2016 Unofficial Transformed data is in the output/ folder Plots are in the plots/ folder Data sources are cited Most of ...
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List of data sources at the state, county and zip / zcta level

FRED, from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis offers various economic time-series data on various geographic levels. I personally use these on a county level, where you can find data on: population,...
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Roadworks datasets or API services

You can apply to use the freely available Waze API for road conditions here. https://www.waze.com/sdk For road conditions in Europe there are links for Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, ...
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Data on hurricanes?

NOAA's Hurricane Center has current gis as well as archived hurricane data
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Data on hurricanes?

Wunderground has a quite extensive hurricane archive (since 1851), unfortunately they are a commercial organisation, so you'll probably have to pay for API integration with their historic data. A ...
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why do legal descriptions of property differ from DB to DB?

I work for an appraisal district and can say that the discrepancy between your deed record and the appraisal record comes from how the appraisal database is maintained. All real property accounts have ...
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US Fire Database

If you're fine with textual or GIS data, you'll probably find it in the NASA VIIRS Active Fire Data page. It's updated frequently and contains worldwide fire hotspots of the past 24 hours up to one ...
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Veteran employment statistics

the National Center for Veterans Analysis and Statistics is a good general starting spot for knowing what data is available about veterans. The "reports" page there includes some higher level data ...
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US Universities and colleges with city/town state?

Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs by the Department of Education has this data for download in CSV and XLSX.
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Collecting Real Estate Data in the US

You are looking for the property appraiser's office for each county to assemble the data for free. Anything above this level is going to be a cost item. For example, the Polk County Property ...
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Seeking free GIS data for USA equivalent to Swedish General Map?

There are many resources that provide general map resources for the United States. The Census Bureau provides a repository for demographic data and administrative GIS data. In particular, the U.S. ...
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Is there a data set for all vehicle accidents in USA?

The DOT keeps track of every fatal traffic accident since 1975 in their FARS database. They host all their data on their FTP, but I've also collected their data since 2001 in a format that's easier to ...
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USA 2016 election demographic data

That data isn't available from the government, but the next closest thing that is available is the exit polls. CNN lets you browse their exit poll results on their website.
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USA 2016 election demographic data

You can download the data from CNN in JSON format at: http://data.cnn.com/ELECTION/2016/full/P.full.json This is some of the data that powers the CNN's election web page. It has the outline shown ...
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Individual precinct voting data for Pennsylvania

You can find County-level voting data on the election site of Townhall. A kind person has done a scrape of the website and made the data available on Github as a CSV and Ipython notebook. 2016 ...
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Hate crime dataset in the United States

We've just launched a workspace on data.world with the Anti-Defamation League for others to collaborate with us on exploring the data on this topic - would love to hear your thoughts on the discussion ...
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Permits of US metropolitan areas

I don't know of any open and free source that publishes this data aggregated across all metropolitan areas, as you found with Chicago this is a type of data that is typically collected and published ...
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