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MONDAY, SEP 28, 2015

Get On Board the 7 Train Data Extension

Get On Board the 7 Train Data Extension
The New York City subway system opened the first new station since the 1980s. Take a ride on the data train to learn about the neighborhood with Social Explorer. more
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WEDNESDAY, SEP 23, 2015

2014 American Community One-Year Survey Data Now Available on Social Explorer

2014 American Community One-Year Survey Data Now Available on Social Explorer
Newly released data from the 2014 American Community Survey are now available on Social Explorer. Subscribers can access the new data with both our map and reporting tools.   The American Community Survey (ACS) is an extensive annual survey administered by the Census Bureau to a sample of about three million households nationwide. The data includes variables on income, race, ancestry, health insurance, commute time and much more. This latest release in... more
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TUESDAY, SEP 22, 2015

Social Explorer on Generation Z in the NY Times

Social Explorer on Generation Z in the NY Times
Learn all about the next generation in the New York Times article "Move Over Millennials, Here Comes Generation Z." Reporter Alexis Williams investigates the cohort of young people born between the early 1990s and the mid-2000s. Williams cites data and analysis from Social Explorer's Susan Weber-Stoger. In addition to their technology-steeped upbringing, evolving social media habits and current events history, the generation's members also share a uniq... more
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WEDNESDAY, SEP 16, 2015

Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge Presenting on Demography at Quebec Conference

Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge Presenting on Demography at Quebec Conference
This week, Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge is presenting a new paper at the Spatial Analysis in Historical Demography: Micro and Macro Approaches conference, organized by the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population Scientific Panel on Historical Demography in collaboration with the Université du Québec à Chicoutimi with support from the Centre interuniversitaire d’études québécoises (CIEQ) and th... more
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WEDNESDAY, SEP 02, 2015

Labor Day Data

Labor Day Data
Every September, Labor Day honors the contributions of American workers. The holiday began in the mid-1880s with local celebrations, and in 1894, the federal government declared it a national holiday. Social Explorer takes a look at America's labor force through history with a special focus on manufacturing. Best wishes for the holiday weekend. more
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THURSDAY, AUG 27, 2015

NY Times Features Social Explorer Map Data

NY Times Features Social Explorer Map Data
The New York Times investigates New Orleans communities, housing, businesses, schools and more in "Ten Years After Katrina." The multimedia piece also features maps based on data from Social Explorer. Selections from the article by Campbell Robertson and Richard Fausset are below: It is a wonder that any of it is here at all: The scattered faithful gathering into Beulah Land Baptist Church on a Sunday morning in the Lower Ninth Ward. The men on s... more
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SATURDAY, AUG 22, 2015

Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge at the American Sociological Association Conference

Social Explorer's Andrew Beveridge at the American Sociological Association Conference
Meet Social Explorer's president and co-founder Andrew Beveridge at the American Sociological Association's annual conference in Chicago this weekend. He'll be presenting a poster on Social Explorer, Sunday from 1pm to 4pm.  More on the conference here. more
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THURSDAY, AUG 20, 2015

New Orleans 10 Years After Katrina

New Orleans 10 Years After Katrina
Ten years ago starting on August 23rd, Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans and the rest of the Gulf Coast for days. In 2011, The New York Times cited Social Explorer data and analysis in its coverage of the recovery. A new New York Times article on Katrina's uneven recovery features maps using Social Explorer data. We check in again to see how demographics have changed in New Orleans from before and after the storm.   more
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WEDNESDAY, AUG 05, 2015

New Levels of Detail: Zip Codes, School Districts, Metros and Congressional Districts

New Levels of Detail: Zip Codes, School Districts, Metros and Congressional Districts
Social Explorer users can already visualize map data by state, county, place, tract and (where available) block group levels. Now, users can explore data by ZCTA5 (zip codes), School Districts (UNSD, SCSD, ELSD), Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSA), Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMA) and Congressional Districts. Add more context to you maps and presentations with our new geographic layers. To customize any map view, start by clicking on "Show data by.&... more
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TUESDAY, AUG 04, 2015

Social Explorer Maps on TV Tokyo

Social Explorer Maps on TV Tokyo
A recent TV Tokyo news story on racial tensions and the South Carolina church shooting used Social Explorer maps to help illustrate demographic change from 1980 to today. Watch the full segment here (Social Explorer maps at 4:18).   more
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