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THURSDAY, APR 23, 2015

Armenian and Turkish Americans 100 Years After the Genocide

Armenian and Turkish Americans 100 Years After the Genocide
The Armenian Genocide began 100 years ago when the Ottoman government began a targeted extermination of Armenians, resulting in as many as 1.5 million casualties in the territory that would become modern day Turkey.   A century later, Social Explorer examines where Armenian and Turkish immigrants settled in America. There are 470,904 U.S. residents claiming Armenian ancestry and 193,615 claiming Turkish ancestry.  Each group makes up just a tiny percent of the nati... more
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MONDAY, APR 20, 2015

Highlights from Beveridge's Talk on Inequality at the New York Law School

Highlights from Beveridge's Talk on Inequality at the New York Law School
Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge spoke at the Symposium on Inequality, sponsored by the Impact Center for Public Interest Law and the Center for New York City Law at New York Law School. Highlights from his talk "Selected Data on Changing Inequality in NYC and the US" are below.   This first chart examines median household incomes over time for the US, New York City and Manhattan.  Incomes increased across the nation in the 1990s and 2000s, but those ... more
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THURSDAY, APR 16, 2015

Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge at New York Law School Symposium on Inequality [VIDEO]

Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge at New York Law School Symposium on Inequality [VIDEO]
Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge will participate in tomorrow's event: Tackling Economic Inequality Economic Inequality in New York City: Causes and Solutions   Tune in for the live video stream for his panel at 10:15am where he will discuss startling trends in income for New York City, Manhattan and the US over the decades.  See event details below and visit the event website for more.   If you a... more
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TUESDAY, APR 07, 2015

Census Explorer Honored for Best Government Website in the 19th Annual Webby Awards

Census Explorer Honored for Best Government Website in the 19th Annual Webby Awards
Social Explorer is delighted to announce that our collaboration with the Census Bureau, Census Explorer: Young Adults Then and Now, has been honored for Best Government Website in the 19th Annual Webby Awards. Hailed as the “Internet’s highest honor” by The New York Times, The Webby Awards, presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet. IADAS... more
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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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THURSDAY, MAR 26, 2015

Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge Talks About New Census Estimates on NY1 [VIDEO]

Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge Talks About New Census Estimates on NY1 [VIDEO]
Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge talked about New York State and New York City population for a NY1 segment on the latest Census Bureau estimates.  The new numbers show that New York City continues to grow while upstate areas keep shrinking.     Bobby Cuza reports that Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx are among the nation's top 50 counties in population growth.  Meanwhile 43 of New York's upstate counties experienced population decline... 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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MONDAY, FEB 16, 2015

Census Explorer on C-SPAN [VIDEO]

Census Explorer on C-SPAN [VIDEO]
Jonathan Vespa, a demographer in the Census Bureau’s Fertility and Family Statistics Branch, discussed statistics about young adults in the United States on C-SPAN’s “America by the Numbers” segments of Washington Journal.  The show highlighted trends and the latest edition of Social Explorer Young Adults Then and Now.   Check out the conversation below, and try out the interactive Census Explorer experience here.   ... more
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MONDAY, FEB 02, 2015

Social Explorer Wins Modern Library Award

Social Explorer Wins Modern Library Award
Social Explorer won a Gold Medal in the 2015 Modern Library Awards (MLAs).  The MLAs are a new, unbiased program recognizing the elite products and software that serve the library industry. We are honored to have received this recognition from the MLAs, a community we have been committed to serving since our founding. Social Explorer is an online research tool designed to provide quick and easy access to historical census data and demographic informatio... more
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WEDNESDAY, JAN 28, 2015

Super Data Bowl 2015

Super Data Bowl 2015
When gearing up for the Super Bowl, some might analyze player statistics, game strategy, or even weather predictions (which have been proven to vary).  Instead, we at Social Explorer take the opportunity to dig into the demographics behind the team hometowns.   Check out the New England Patriots vs. the Seattle Seahawks in the Super Data Bowl. Click here for last year's writeup of the Seahawks vs. the Broncos. more
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