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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
THURSDAY, DEC 01, 2011

New Data on Social Explorer from the 2008-2010 American Community Survey

New Data on Social Explorer from the 2008-2010 American Community Survey
The 2008-10 American Community Survey (ACS) maps and reports are now available on Social Explorer.  The 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 three-year file offers subscribers a new level of detail.  Where the 2010 ACS shares information at the PUMA level (about 65,000 in population), the 2008-10 ACS shares information at 20,000 in population. Subscribers can... more
by Sydney Beveridge
WEDNESDAY, NOV 02, 2011

2010 Census and American Community Survey Maps Now Available on Social Explorer

2010 Census and American Community Survey Maps Now Available on Social Explorer
2010 Census and American Community Survey maps are now available on Social Explorer.  We already added the data to our reports section, giving users the most comprehensive and easy to use demographic resources all in one place.  Now you can access this wealth of data through using Social Explorer's map tools.  Click here to explore more. Fresh from the Census Bureau, this data set give users new levels of detailed demographic information on all census survey questions. The ACS has data on... more
by Sydney Beveridge
TUESDAY, SEP 27, 2011

2010 Census and American Community Survey Data Now Available on Social Explorer!

2010 Census and American Community Survey Data Now Available on Social Explorer!
Social Explorer announces today that the newly-released 2010 American Community Survey (ACS)  and 2010 Summary File 1 from the Census are available for all US states and territories, for all summary levels and all variables. Fresh from the Census Bureau, this data set give users new levels of detailed demographic information on all census survey questions. The ACS has data on everything from education to employment to home heating fuel, and so much more. To understand the difference between t... more
by Sydney Beveridge
TUESDAY, APR 26, 2011

2010 Census Block Group Data Now Available on Social Explorer

In addition to offering nationwide census tract data for the 2010 census, Social Explorer now offers 2010 block group data. Block groups are smaller than census tracts--with about three block groups per tract--enabling users to access a new level of detailed information. As an example, here you can see 2010 vacancy rates in the West Village of Manhattan at the tract level: And the block group level: Check out Social Explorer's mapping and reporting tools to explore these new data, or... more
by Sydney Beveridge
THURSDAY, APR 14, 2011

New Social Explorer Features: Improved 1980 Data and Map Client

Social Explorer is having an 80s party, specifically a data party.  This week, Social Explorer unveiled a new and improved reporting system for 1980 data.  This upgrade offers a more flexible interface for users that is more consistent with other decades.  We now include virtually all of the major data released for 1980, not just a selection. Social Explorer also released a new map client with the ability to export a map image in a variety of resolutions (great for printing and sharing images... more
by Sydney Beveridge
FRIDAY, MAR 25, 2011

2010 Census Data for Entire US Now on Social Explorer and the NYT

Social Explorer announces today that the 2010 census data is now available for all US states and territories.  Fresh from the Census Bureau, this data set give users information about changes in population, race, ethnicity, and housing occupancy. The full version is available in the Premium edition, and population change data is available in the Free edition.  Social Explorer’s Professional Edition is now distributed by Oxford University Press.  You can signup for an institutional trial or su... more
by Sydney Beveridge
MONDAY, MAR 21, 2011

2010 Census Data for 42 States Now Available on Social Explorer

2010 Census Data for 42 States Now Available on Social Explorer
It's springtime and data are in bloom! Social Explorer has been adding 2010 data as the Census Bureau rolls it out state by state.  The following states are already available to our users. Alabama Iowa North Dakota Alaska Kansas Ohio Arizona Kentucky Oklahoma Arkansas Louisiana Oregon California Maryland Pennsylvania Colorado Minnesota South Dakota Connecticut Mississippi Tennessee Delaware Missouri Texas Florida Montana ... more
by Sydney Beveridge
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