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WEDNESDAY, MAY 20, 2015

Social Explorer Exhibit U.S. Population: A Map of Diversity Now Open at Ellis Island Museum

Social Explorer Exhibit U.S. Population: A Map of Diversity Now Open at Ellis Island Museum
Today the Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration opened The Peopling of America Center, a multifaceted collection that explores the entire panorama of the American immigration experience. The new center features major exhibitions that chronicle immigration to America before the processing station at Ellis Island opened in 1892 and after it closed in 1954. Social Explorer developed an interactive installation called U.S. Population: A Map of Diversity for the museum. ... more
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THURSDAY, MAY 14, 2015

Happy Bike to Work Week: Social Explorer Profiles Commuting in America

Happy Bike to Work Week: Social Explorer Profiles Commuting in America
Celebrate Bike to Work Week by learning all about how Americans get to work in our new Social Explorer activity. Commuters spend substantial portions of their days traveling to and from work. From cars to bikes, minutes to hours, and neighborhood to neighborhood, these trips range widely, as we examine using census data from the Census and American Community Survey. Browse maps, charts and multimedia to explore commutes around the nation and in your own n... more
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THURSDAY, MAY 07, 2015

Mother's Day Data

Mother's Day Data
In honor of Mother's Day, Social Explorer takes a look at parents and families across the U.S. and over time. more
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MONDAY, APR 27, 2015

SE's Andrew Beveridge Talks About 1.5 Million Missing Black Men on Arise America TV [VIDEO]

SE's Andrew Beveridge Talks About 1.5 Million Missing Black Men on Arise America TV [VIDEO]
A recent New York Times article reported that 1.5 million African-American men are missing in America. The article focuses on high incarceration rates and early deaths that have led to, "More than one out of every six black men who today should be between 25 and 54 years old have disappeared from daily life."  Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge explained the findings on Arise America TV. He discusses the boom in the prison population, the "W... more
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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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