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TUESDAY, MAR 31, 2015

Election Data Now Available on Social Explorer

Election Data Now Available on Social Explorer
Social Explorer announces first release of election data As talk of the 2016 presidential race and other contests heats up, you can now visualize United States election results with Social Explorer.  These presidential, senatorial, congressional and gubernatorial election data come from Dave Leip's Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections. These data are available for map presentation only.  This first release includes election data down to the county level for all four... more
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WEDNESDAY, MAR 11, 2015

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with Data from Ireland

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with Data from Ireland
Social Explorer announces first international mapping project--Irish religion data.   As millions celebrate Ireland's patron saint and Irish culture this St. Patrick's Day, explore new data that help tell the story of the Ireland's religious history. Explore Irish religion and population data from 1911 to 2001 through decades of political change. These data and geographies were compiled by Professor Ian Gregory of Lancaster University, from Trou... more
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FRIDAY, DEC 19, 2014

All 2013 American Community Survey Data Now Available on Social Explorer

All 2013 American Community Survey Data Now Available on Social Explorer
All of the 2013 American Community Survey data sets are now available on Social Explorer.  Subscribers can access the new data through our mapping and reporting tools.   These data come from the American Community Survey (ACS), an extensive annual survey administered by the Census Bureau to a sample of about three million households nationwide.   Users enjoy full access to the one-year (2013), three-year (2011-13) and five-year (2009-2013) files with m... more
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SUNDAY, SEP 21, 2014

2013 American Community Survey Data Now Available on Social Explorer

2013 American Community Survey Data Now Available on Social Explorer
Newly released data from the 2013 American Community Survey are now available on Social Explorer.  Subscribers can access the new data as with both our map and reporting tools.   These data come from the American Community Survey (ACS), an extensive annual survey administered by the Census Bureau to a sample of about three million households nationwide.   The three-year (2011-13) and five-year (2009-2013) files with more geographic detail will be avail... more
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MONDAY, DEC 30, 2013

All 2012 American Community Survey data are now available on Social Explorer.

All 2012 American Community Survey data are now available on Social Explorer.
All 2012 American Community Survey are now available on Social Explorer.  Subscribers can access the new data as maps or reports.   These detailed data come from the American Community Survey (ACS), an extensive annual survey administered by the Census Bureau to a sample of about three million households nationwide.   Users can now create custom maps with the one-year 2012, three-year 2010-2012, and the newly released five-year 2008-2012 files.  T... more
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TUESDAY, DEC 17, 2013

Social Explorer and Census Bureau Collaborate on Census Explorer

Social Explorer and Census Bureau Collaborate on Census Explorer
Social Explorer collaborated with the Census Bureau to create Census Explorer, a new visualization project, that launches today in connection with the release of the latest American Community Survey data (the five-year file from 2008 to 2012).   Powered by Social Explorer, Census Explorer opens up data to the public through interactive maps developed by Social Explorer.  The site's easy-to-use online tools encourage users to explore demograp... more
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TUESDAY, SEP 24, 2013

2012 American Community Survey Data Now Available on Social Explorer

2012 American Community Survey Data Now Available on Social Explorer
Newly released data from the 2012 American Community Survey are now available on Social Explorer.  Subscribers can access the new data as maps or reports.   These data come from the American Community Survey (ACS), an extensive annual survey administered by the Census Bureau to a sample of about three million households nationwide.   The three-year (2010-12) and five-year (2008-2012) files will be available on our site in late October and mid December ... more
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FRIDAY, JUN 07, 2013

Social Explorer Announces Website Relaunch

Social Explorer Announces Website Relaunch
We are delighted to announce that this spring and summer, we will be rolling out a new version of Social Explorer with an improved website and more features.  This relaunch begins with our new website, now available in beta here. Social Explorer first launched in 2003 and has become an award winning online research tool.  You will soon enjoy expanded data resources, quicker maps, more ways to visualize data, new ways to share your projects, and much more. Building on years of data and tech... more
by Andrew Beveridge
TUESDAY, JAN 10, 2012

Latest American Community Survey Data now Fully Mappable

Latest American Community Survey Data now Fully Mappable
In addition to new data for the New Year, we now have new maps for the New Year.  The five-year American Community Survey (2006-2010) data are now available on Social Explorer's maps.  These data come from the American Community Survey (ACS), an extensive annual survey administered by the Census Bureau to a sample of about 3 million households nationwide.  This five-year file offers subscribers a new level of detailed demographic information. You can drill down to the tract level with these dat... more
by Sydney Beveridge
THURSDAY, DEC 29, 2011

New Data for the New Year

New Data for the New Year
Social Explorer is ringing in the New Year with new data!   The five-year American Community Survey (2006-2010) data are now available on Social Explorer.  These data come from the American Community Survey (ACS), an extensive annual survey administered by the Census Bureau to a sample of about 3 million households nationwide.  This five-year file offers subscribers a new level of detailed demographic information.  (Where the 2010 ACS shares information at the PUMA level--about 65,000 in popul... more
by Sydney Beveridge
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