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Application Ideas

High Risk/Vulnerable Individuals

To help local governments better plan for disaster recovery for their residents, it would helpful to know which areas contained high risk/vulnerable individuals. These individuals might include the elderly, small children, disabled individuals, those who are language isolated, and those who do not have access to a vehicle. Creation of heat maps, or other visualizations of these populations can help emergency management... more »


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Bugs / Problems

Error when querying with census tract blocks

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I'm trying to run the following query:[key]&get=B00001_001E&for=block:2001&in=state:04+county:015+tract:954900

I get the error message, "There was an error while running your query. We've logged the error and we'll correct it ASAP. Sorry for the inconvenience."

If I run the same query but just use the census tract, it works, but if possible I would like to be able to... more »


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Using Data

Block Data from ACS

In looking at the geography levels supported by 2012 ACS, I don't see block-level data.


I am looking for block data support like this (that I'm using from 2010 decennial survey):
"name": "block",
"requires": [


Is there another/better... more »


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