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Explore Historical Census Data on 2010 Geographies
MONDAY, JUL 17, 2017

Explore Historical Census Data on 2010 Geographies

In the last few months, we've been busy working on a dataset that will help our users compare all the historical data gathered over time on the most recent geography. We're proud to announce our latest release: U.S. Decennial Censuses on 2010 Geographies. As of right now, we published data for the year 1990 on the 2010 geography, and very soon we will release data for other reallocated census years. Read on to find out more about this latest addition and what it means for you. Small C... more
American Community Survey Supplement: More Detail and More Geos
WEDNESDAY, APR 05, 2017

American Community Survey Supplement: More Detail and More Geos

The American Community Survey (ACS) Supplemental Estimates for 2015 are now available on Social Explorer. This added dataset allows users to get more detail on smaller geographies with the most current numbers from the Census Bureau.  For example, the 2015 ACS offers data for geographies with populations of 65,000 or more, while the 2015 ACS Supplemental Estimates have selected variables available for areas of population with 20,000.  While the 2015 ACS has some... more
Updated and Expanded 2016 Election Results Maps
FRIDAY, FEB 10, 2017

Updated and Expanded 2016 Election Results Maps

We recently added 2016 Senatorial and Gubernatorial results to our Election Maps collection. All of our election data come from Dave Leip's Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections. In addition to winners and voter turnouts, the maps also include voting age population, citizens of voting age population, and competitiveness. We also updated our system with the latest vote counts (including absentee and mail-in ballots) for the most up to date election result information. Learn ... more
Detailed Population Estimates for 2010 to 2015 Now Available
FRIDAY, FEB 03, 2017

Detailed Population Estimates for 2010 to 2015 Now Available

Explore the Census Bureau's Population Estimates for 2010 through 2015 in our reports and maps. These estimates include detailed data on age (by race and gender), births, deaths, migration, and housing units. The data are available at the national, state and county levels. Learn more about the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program here. As a sample, explore this map of the estimated birth rate per 1,000 people for 2011 and 2015. In 2011, the rates span from 9.51... more
More Business Patterns Data and Maps Now Available
WEDNESDAY, DEC 28, 2016

More Business Patterns Data and Maps Now Available

Ring in the new year with new data! We recently introduced detailed industry data from the 2014 County Business Patterns (CBP) to the site. Now, we have more data available in both our reports and maps. The Census Bureau developed the CBP as an annual series to provide economic data by industry. These data include the number of establishments, employment, first quarter payroll, and annual payroll. Much of the data is organized by the North American Industry Classification System (NAIC... more
New American Community Survey Data Now Available (Maps & Reports)
MONDAY, DEC 12, 2016

New American Community Survey Data Now Available (Maps & Reports)

The newly released data from the 2011-15 American Community Survey are now available on Social Explorer. Subscribers can access the new data through our maps and reports. 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, housing, commute time and much more. This latest release of the ... more
2016 Election Results Now Available on Social Explorer
FRIDAY, NOV 11, 2016

2016 Election Results Now Available on Social Explorer

Social Explorer Announces Release of 2016 Presidential Election Maps The 2016 Presidential Election results are now available in Social Explorer's maps. These and our other election data come from Dave Leip's Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections. In addition to winners and voter turnouts, the maps also include voting age population, citizens of voting age population, and competitiveness. Absentee and mail-in ballots in several states are still being counted. The overall vote c... more
2015 Detailed Population Estimates Now Available
THURSDAY, NOV 10, 2016

2015 Detailed Population Estimates Now Available

Explore the Census Bureau's 2015 Population Estimates in our reports. These estimates include detailed data on age (by race and gender), births, deaths, migration, and housing units. The data are available at the national, state and county levels. For example, the estimates show that 3,985,924 babies were born in the US last year, which is equilvalent to 12.5 per 1,000 population. Of New York City's five boroughs, Brooklyn has the highest rate of births (15.87 per 1,000 popula... more
County Business Patterns Data and Maps Now Available
TUESDAY, OCT 25, 2016

County Business Patterns Data and Maps Now Available

Dive into detailed industry data with the 2014 County Business Patterns (CBP), now available in Social Explorer's maps and reports. The Census Bureau developed the CBP as an annual series to provide economic data by industry. These data include the number of establishments, employment, first quarter payroll, and annual payroll. Users can map different sizes and kinds of businesses. For example, this map shows biggest businesses (over 1,000 employees) compared to smallest (one to f... more
New American Community Survey Data Now Available (2015 One-Year File)
WEDNESDAY, SEP 21, 2016

New American Community Survey Data Now Available (2015 One-Year File)

The newly released data from the 2015 American Community Survey are now available on Social Explorer. Subscribers can access the new data through both our maps and reports.  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, housing, commute time and much more. This latest release... more