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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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SUNDAY, JAN 18, 2015

Martin Luther King Jr.'s Hometown 70 Years Later

Martin Luther King Jr.'s Hometown 70 Years Later
Today, the US celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day to honor the legendary civil rights leader.  To mark the occasion, Social Explorer examined data about King's hometown from his childhood and today.  Where the movie Selma put a spotlight on the civil rights stories stories, and exploring the data adds to the story.   more
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MONDAY, JAN 12, 2015

Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge in the NY Times on NYC's Empty Highend Homes

Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge in the NY Times on NYC's Empty Highend Homes
A number of New York City's most luxurious homes are actually pieds-à-terre or investment properties. In the NY Times article "Why the Doorman Is Lonely: New York City’s Emptiest Co-ops and Condos," Julie Satow examines these empty buildings and how they came to be. She cites Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge when she parses the data and more about the wealth gap's role. ...The I.B.O. data doesn’t include townhouses or 421a buildings, so there... more
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FRIDAY, JAN 02, 2015

Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge Talks About Georgia's Population Growth on Public Radio

Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge Talks About Georgia's Population Growth on Public Radio
Georgia's population broke the 10 million mark for the first time, making it the eighth most populous state in the nation, according to new Census Bureau estimates.  Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge appeared on Georgia Public Radio's On Second Thought to talk with host Celeste Headlee about the trends, patterns and future population predictions. Listen to the full segment here:   Beveridge also talked about the recent population gr... more
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THURSDAY, DEC 25, 2014

Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge Talks about Florida vs. NY on NPR

Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge Talks about Florida vs. NY on NPR
Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge appeared on NPR's All Things Considered to discuss the latest Census estimates and Florida's population growth with host Robert Siegel.   Listen to their conversation here:  "Florida's Population Pushes New York Out Of 3rd Place" New Census data shows that Florida has finally taken over New York's title of third most-populous state. Andrew Beveridge, CEO of Social Explorer, ta... more
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WEDNESDAY, DEC 24, 2014

Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge Explains Florida's Growth in the NY Times & Miami Herald

Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge Explains Florida's Growth in the NY Times & Miami Herald
Florida has edged out New York in population size, according to newly released Census Bureau estimates.  The citrus state now has about 19.9 million residents comapred to New York's 19.7 million.  (California and Texas remain the top two most populous states.) Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge spoke with reporters for the New York Times and the Miami Herald about comparing the land of apples to the land of oranges. In "Ceding to Florida, New Y... more
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TUESDAY, DEC 23, 2014

Inside Santa's (Data) Workshop

Inside Santa's (Data) Workshop
We all know Santa is making a list and checking it twice, but few have heard that Mrs. Claus, head of the North Pole demographics team, also makes maps and reports using Social Explorer to help plan the holiday season.  Enjoy this peek into how Santa's Data Workshop helps Christmas run so smoothly. Happy Holidays from Social Explorer! more
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