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Pocket Census

iOS app which streamlines the ACS API querying process. Easily search and view numerical and graphical representation of the results. Available now on the App Store.

 

Created by HexPath LLC (www.hexpath.com)

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Problem with List of State Codes and Zip Code Search

I'm trying to retrieve the population for a certain zip code. What I found in your online documentation is that I should use the following URL string: http://api.census.gov/data/2010/sf1?key=(key)&get=P0010001&for=zip+code+tabulation+area:(zip)&in=state:(state) ...where (key) is my API key, (zip) is the zip code, and (state) is a two digit code that you use to identify states. The problem that I run into is that I ...more »

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I'm trying to retrieve the population for a certain zip code. What I found in your online documentation is that I should use the following URL string: http://api.census.gov/data/2010/sf1?key=(key)&get=P0010001&for=zip+code+tabulation+area:(zip)&in=state:(state) ...where (key) is my API key, (zip) is the zip code, and (state) is a two digit code that you use to identify states. The problem that I run into is that I ...more »

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See all census tracts in a state?

Is it possible to use the API to fetch all tracts within a state? I tried the following request, but failed:

 

http://api.census.gov/data/2011/acs5?key=af4bfcf4a660196ff6a297eadfa70331f&get=NAME,B19013_001E,B19013_001M,NAME&for=tract:*&in=state:02+county:*

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See all census tracts in a state?

Is it possible to use the API to fetch all tracts within a state? I tried the following request, but failed:

 

http://api.census.gov/data/2011/acs5?key=af4bfcf4a660196ff6a297eadfa70331f&get=NAME,B19013_001E,B19013_001M,NAME&for=tract:*&in=state:02+county:*

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