Is there any data available for political party affiliation within census data? I know it was not part of the 2010 Census Form or the American Community Survey, but I am definitely interested in mining that information if it is available somewhere else in the census database.
I'm trying to run the following query:
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 »
Over the last two days, I submitted a request for an Census API key at
The website says to expect an email after a few minutes, but I've never received any email about how to activate an API key. (Yes, I've checked my spam folder.)
In order to understand how crime or criminal elements are embedded within different communities, it may be useful to combine neighborhood crime data with ACS demographic and housing data. There are hotspots in most cities that could be objectively analyzed to reveal patterns which may be disrupted by governmental policy. That is, if the data clearly points to consistent reliable trends.
I am working on analyzing CFPB Consumer Complaint database with help from census data to better understand what type of financial products consumers are having trouble with. Census data helps break down what type of consumers are having what type of issues.
Is it possible to get all tracts within a MSA, as in (an attempt to get all tracts in the DC metro):
"error: unknown/unsupported geography heirarchy"
If not this would be useful!
Just wanted to let you know that I've just published an android tablet app to the Google Play Store: CensusUS at https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.clcassidy.censusus.
The app uses the Census APIs combined with Google Maps v2. By tapping on the map and the navigation menus on the tablet, users are able to select locations at all levels of geography, from the national down to the tract level, and... more »
I want to know if there is any way to access the population of individual country using the API.
Build an app that pulls the most useful variables for businesses from the Census API, with some user customization or drop down menus, and which easily ports into existing commercial software packages. This would allow commercial companies to easily use Census data and mash it up with their data to support new and existing business owners
The tool would generate a printable report around a custom geography, with the option to download the data behind the profile report. It would be very easy to use, and give the entrepreneur a quick and easy snap... more »
I need to be able to relate a Census Block to it's corresponding FIPS Division and Subdivision and I have not found any data file or reference to help me identify that relationship, can you help?
Currently, we are getting tract-level data using codes from http://api.census.gov/data/2010/sf1/variables.json to get data.
For example, to find the white 65-year old males in a county's tracts, we make the API call:
However, when making the same call at a block... more »
In order to draw a tract polygon, I need a list of lat/longs that define each tract. (For example, a tract that is exactly a square would have four lat/long points that define it.)
Is there an established way to get the lat/long of a census tract?