In its first iteration, Startup will provide results based on a limited set of location-based criteria:
• Number of related businesses per capita
• Median income
Startup asks the user to enter a zip code, and to choose a business from a list... more »
A block group looks like:
but it would be nice if we could request:
so without specifying the tract.
The added GEOID (just like NAME) would make make each record unique.... more »
returns a JSON array of all SF1 variables and their descriptions.
returns information about P0010001 (its name, concept,... more »
Features and improvements include:
* The package is now capable of downloading data directly from the new Census American Community... more »
Let's take P012B049: African American female 85 years and over. It's extremely tedious to tease apart that this is the combination of three variables: race, sex, and age group. One of the great features of XML is its hierarchical structure, which makes it easy... more »
We have published a very successful mobile application of economic indicators. Now help us take this app to the next level. What other indicators or mashups are possible to deliver timely information or services? How can we build upon this app to be a foundation for deriving valuable insights through big data and analytics?
just wanted show off my usage of the Census API.. I am using the census data to show off surrounding block census data around each address on real estate listings. Pretty cool. Thanks for Census Developer API for doing such a great job to make this possible. Check it out:
Though we have provided this infomation in a reply to an existing thread, we also wanted to create a "fresh" post to let everyone know that the maximum number of variables per request has been increased from 4 to 50. The documentation on www.census.gov/developers/ will be updated to reflect this information as well.
Thank you to everyone who has provided feekback so far. We do take the feedback into account... more »
This is just something I wanted to be able to visualize for my own entertainment/enlightenment... but I think it turned out pretty well. Still working on showing the time series of contributions in a given ZIP.
Given the dearth of other live examples, I felt like I should post something, though I haven't been able to do a lot of necessary cleanup and polish. It was nice to be able to pull something like this together with just a few hours of work via the Census API, though.
For a given ACS sub-table (anything with an _002E or higher suffix), I'm calling the data for all US counties and dividing... more »
EnergyZip allows you to explore electricity usage across the five boroughs of New York City and compare your usage against predicted future use, to your neighbors and to the city. We invite you to enter your recent electricity usage and, from this data and the average seasonal modulation for US households, we predict what your electricity consumption will be for the rest of the year and how... more »
ACS data produces estimates on traffic, car ownership and mass transit use. Create an App that can be used my city officials to determine how many vehicles would be needed to evacuate those with out cars.