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A vast collection of data

Over 500,000 data indicators.

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Population, age, sex, race, marital status, religion, language, families, family relations, households, ethnicity and more.

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Includes income, poverty, unemployment, occupation, housing, and workforce characteristics to name a few.

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Rent, home value, public housing, vacancy, subsidized housing and more.

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Quality of Life

Health care, insurance, crime, hospital locations, health risk factors, infectious diseases, cancer data and more.

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Data includes school enrollment, graduation and dropout rates, college, library, and museum locations.

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Election data

Presidential, gubernatorial, senatorial, and congressional elections data.

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over 500,000 data indicators

Visually explore, compare, and analyze all Census data, including hundreds of thousands of data indicators across 220 years. Explore interactive maps and track how neighborhoods changed over the decades down to the street level.

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All of our data is curated, organized and processed for ease of use.

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Our data comes from trusted public and proprietary sources, including the United States Bureau, the FBI, The World Bank, Eurostat and more.

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We publish official documentation for each data resource in an organized and easy to read format.

Breadth and Depth of Data

Our data library includes data from 1790 to 2021, allowing you to gain insights through historical and up-to-date datasets. Explore thousands of data variables at any geographical level from census tract to national.

Visually explore census data

Over 500,000 interactive maps down to street level.

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Find Patterns to Find Answers

With thousands of data indicators in a wide range of demographic variables, our location intelligence software identifies trends and relationships that result in actionable information.

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Fast and easy-to-use

Social Explorer is a comprehensive tool that replaces the need for various, complicated data and GIS programs. Easy-to-use and communicate to others, you can now analyse data without prior education and training.

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Understand Neighborhoods

Explore a large array of demographic data at any geographical level, large or small.

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Export Data Easily

Export unlimited data in various formats such as Excel, SAS, R, STATA, GIS and more. Scripts are also included for reading data into popular stat packages.

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Study Change over time

Our rich depository of data offers variables from 1790 to 2021 allowing you to explore how trends have now changed throughout the years.

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Always Up-to-Date

We are consistently updating our platform to follow current demographic trends through our up-to-date datasets and innovative mapping capabilities. Explore current data including COVID, BLM, law enforcement, election data, and more.

“My students thought Social Explorer was a fantastic resource. It's great to have access to so much historic information - they really saw how rich census data can be. It’s very user-friendly, too; the students learned to navigate effortlessly. Social Explorer inspired the best census explorations I’ve ever seen.”
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