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THURSDAY, JAN 23, 2020
Once Viewed As Easy Cash Source, Second Mortgage Market Collapsed Over Decade

The number of American homeowners who are paying for both a primary and secondary mortgage or home equity loan has fallen by roughly one-half since 2009, according to ... more

TUESDAY, JAN 14, 2020
Number of Disabled Americans Grew At Twice Rate of Total Population Over Last 6 Years

The ranks of disabled Americans climbed by more than 3 million people between 2012 and 2018, a rate of growth that was more than twice as much as the growth in the ove... more

MONDAY, JAN 06, 2020
Income Gap Rose in Four of Five U.S. Metro and Micro Areas During Decade

The gap between rich and poor Americans has risen in more than four of every five U.S. metropolitan and micropolitan areas during the last decade, according to a Socia... more

FRIDAY, DEC 27, 2019
ACS 2014-2018 5-Year Estimates Now on Social Explorer

With the ACS 2014-2018 5-Year Estimates now available on Social Explorer, ring in the new year by exploring the latest data on over 40 demographic topics. Conducted by... more

THURSDAY, DEC 26, 2019
Announcing new additions to the SE Layer library!

We recently updated our Layer library on Social Explorer, adding a number of exciting new map layers. Head over to our layer library and start exploring nearly eighty ... more

WEDNESDAY, DEC 25, 2019
Social Explorer Featured in NY Times Article on Homelessness in LA

In "Black, Homeless and Burdened by L.A.’s Legacy of Racism," reporters Jugal K. Patel, Tim Arango, Anjali Singhvi and Jon Huang detail how discriminat... more

WEDNESDAY, DEC 18, 2019
Economic Recovery Proceeds Unevenly, As Poverty Rates Climb Among Most Cities

Even as overall poverty in the U.S. has fallen during the last decade, more than two-thirds of its cities have registered increases in the number of poor Americans, ac... more

FRIDAY, DEC 13, 2019
SE’s Co-Founder on 2020 Census Data Products at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine Workshop

Social Explorer’s President and co-founder, Prof. Andrew Beveridge, participated in the Workshop on 2020 Census Data Products: Data Needs and Privacy Considerati... more

FRIDAY, DEC 06, 2019
Housing Collapse Led to Ownership Decline in 85 Percent of U.S. Places

The percentage of Americans living in their own homes declined in more than 85 percent of U.S. cities between 2009 and 2017, according to a Social Explorer analysis. T... more

FRIDAY, NOV 22, 2019
As Nation’s Economy Recovers, Many Marriages Don’t

The economy has continued to recover from the 2008 financial crisis, but an increasing number of marriages haven’t, according to a Social Explorer analysis. The ... more

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