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FRIDAY, APR 22, 2016

Prince's Minneapolis: A Look at the Demographics Behind the Minnesota Sound

Prince's Minneapolis: A Look at the Demographics Behind the Minnesota Sound
Music icon Prince passed away yesterday at his home in Chanhassen City, Minnesota. Social Explorer examines the city of Prince’s youth and where he spent his years recording, using census data from 1970 and the latest American Community Survey. Prince Rogers Nelson was born in 1958 into a musical family. He spent several years living in the Willard-Hay and Uptown neighborhoods of Minneapolis. Deeply involved with the Uptown area, he would later open a store and gallery there cal... more
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WEDNESDAY, APR 20, 2016

NY Times Neighborhood Primary Election Map Features Social Explorer Pop Estimates

NY Times Neighborhood Primary Election Map Features Social Explorer Pop Estimates
Want to know how your neighbors voted on Tuesday? See detailed results for each election precinct in New York City with the New York Times' interactive map feature. This special map drills down to the neighborhood level for all five boroughs. Social Explorer supplied the demographic estimates for the map. Click to start exploring. more
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WEDNESDAY, APR 20, 2016

Canadian Data Now Available on Social Explorer

Canadian Data Now Available on Social Explorer
Social Explorer now has the 2011 Canadian Census available on our site. Collected by Statistics Canada, these data cover topics such as age, sex, families, household and marital status, dwelling and more. Geographies include the nation, province, economic regions, census divisions and subdivisions, and other levels. Get started with the maps and reports to learn all about our 33,476,705 neighbors to the north. Social Explorer will soon add Statistics Canada's Nat... more
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WEDNESDAY, APR 20, 2016

Eurostat Data Now Available on Social Explorer

Eurostat Data Now Available on Social Explorer
Detailed European demographic data are now available on Social Explorer. This new European dataset includes population numbers and detailed characteristics, as well as births, deaths and migration. Data for 2013 are now available with additional years coming soon. Visualize European Statistics (Eurostat) demography for dozens of countries country. Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, provides statistics that enable comparisons between countries and regions. Dat... more
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WEDNESDAY, APR 06, 2016

How to Vote for Social Explorer in the Webby Awards People's Voice Competition

How to Vote for Social Explorer in the Webby Awards People's Voice Competition
Follow these simple instructions to vote for Social Explorer's Threat to Representation for Children and Non-Citizens interactive project for the People's Voice Webby Award. Voting is open from April 5th to Thursday, April 21st at 11:59 PM/PST. We appreciate your support! Step 1: Please go here to vote: https://pv.webbyawards.com/2016/websites/general-website/law This will take you directly to the law award category. Step 2: Click on the "V... more
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TUESDAY, APR 05, 2016

Social Explorer Project Named a Webby Award Nominee: Vote for the People's Voice Award!

Social Explorer Project Named a Webby Award Nominee: Vote for the People's Voice Award!
Help Us Win the People's Voice Webby Award Social Explorer's interactive map project The Threat to Representation for Children and Non-Citizens has been nominated for best legal website in the 20th Annual Webby Awards. Our site and companion report illustrate the potential impact that the Evenwel v. Abbott Supreme Court case could have had on representation around the nation (and still might depending on further legal challenges). The Webby Awards is the Internet&rsquo... more
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MONDAY, APR 04, 2016

Supreme Court Upholds Population Equality Standard, But Door Still Open for Big Change in State Redistricting

Supreme Court Upholds Population Equality Standard, But Door Still Open for Big Change in State Redistricting
Supreme Court Case Update and Potential Impact of Counting Eligible Voters on Redistricting A legal challenge nearly altered how people are counted and how districts are drawn. Today, the Supreme Court ruled in the case of Evenwel v. Abbott, whose plaintiffs argued that legislative districts should be based upon the number of voters or potential voters in each district instead of all residents. In a unanimous verdict, the Court found that states did not have to consider eligible voter... more
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FRIDAY, APR 01, 2016

Health Data Now Available on Social Explorer

Health Data Now Available on Social Explorer
County level health data from 2010 to 2015 are now available on our site. Start exploring a variety of health factors including obesity, smoking, excessive drinking, access to healthy foods and medical care. These data were compiled by the County Health Rankings and Roadmaps program. The measures come from a variety of national and state data sources including the Center for Disease Control and the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. The County Health Rankings and Roadmaps pro... more
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TUESDAY, MAR 29, 2016

Crime and Arrest Data Now Available on Social Explorer

Crime and Arrest Data Now Available on Social Explorer
Explore crime and arrest data on a county level across the US for 2010 and 2012 using Social Explorer's maps and reports. These selected crime data originate from the Uniform Crime Reporting Program (UCR), while population estimates data were collected by Census Bureau and processed by Social Explorer. These data include violent crimes, property crimes and arrests. For example, explore the 2012 murder rate by county in the following map: And the 2012 motor vehicle theft rate by ... more
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SUNDAY, MAR 27, 2016

Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge Explains NYC Population Growth on NY1 [VIDEO]

Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge Explains NYC Population Growth on NY1 [VIDEO]
New York City has officially reached over 8.5 million in population growth--a new milestone--according to newly released Census Bureau estimates, with Queens and the Bronx especially driving the growth. NY1 reporter Michael Scotto reports on changes across the city and interviews Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge about the numbers, which also reveal large population increases downstate and stagnation upstate. “What's happened, and what I think really turned it ... more
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