Provides easy, visual access to demographic and economic data using maps, reports, and data downloads.
Data analysts from diverse industries use SocialExplorer.com to discover new potential markets and understand their customers. Explore detailed income, education, health and other data quickly and easily. Create interactive, data-driven maps without special GIS skills.
Planners use SocialExplorer.com to analyze socio-economic data and to extract census data needed in neighborhood studies. Compare neighborhood populations across time and get the data you need hassle free.
SocialExplorer.com is a reliable and complete reference resource used at top universities, research institutions and specialized libraries. Free from cumbersome printed volumes and complicated download procedures and formats. SocialExplorer.com meets the needs of research-oriented and scholarly users without sacrificing ease of use for students and other non-experts.
Professors and teachers across the country use SocialExplorer.com to teach concepts in sociology, urban studies, public health, economics, history and a variety of other fields. Teachers enhance lessons and teach students how to think with data.
SocialExplorer.com offers analysts an easy way to find and download large amounts of data for offline processing and analysis. Guided downloads provide a variety of file formats as well as scripts for many stat packages such as SAS, R, STATA, and GIS.
Many agencies and municipalities use SocialExplorer.com to navigate and research demographic data. Maps and reports include geographies such as Metropolitan Statistical Areas, congressional districts, school districts and census block groups.
Customizable, user-friendly maps enable unparalleled exploration of demographic data and social change. SocialExplorer.com pioneered new technologies and techniques to create a powerful visual experience. Interactive, responsive maps help users examine trends, compare variables and time periods, add context and communicate their findings. SocialExplorer.com makes it easy to spot trends, changes, and interesting data points visually.
Social Explorer is very easy to use. It was built to break down barriers to data analysis and visualization and has won numerous awards for its innovative design. Users can get started without any special skills or training. As they progress to more advanced levels Social Explorer is there to meet their needs.
Our data team continuously processes data to make it easier to use, computing handy variables and information such as $ adjustments, percentages, and medians.
Our data library includes almost all of U.S. Census data from present to 1790. You can examine this wealth of demographic information at the national, state, county, ZIP code, and neighborhood levels, with some data available at 120 geographic levels of granularity. All of our data are updated continuously.
Specialized U.S. data resources include the County Business Patterns, U.S. Business Patterns, Population Estimates, FBI Uniform Crime Report, American election results, Religious Congregations and Membership Study, and County Health Rankings and Roadmaps Program data.
International data resources include the United Kingdom Census, Canadian Census, Eurostat, World Development Indicators, and Irish religion and population data.
SocialExplorer.com’s data come from trusted public and proprietary sources. With years of data research and handling experience, we curate and process every data point that goes into to our system.
SocialExplorer.com continuously adds new data years and surveys to our library. New data releases are processed and added to SocialExplorer.com as soon as they become available. For example it only takes a few days for an American Community Survey release to appear in Social Explorer.
Create detailed data reports to export one or thousands of variables and geographies quickly and easily. Excel, CSV, and other file formats allow you to work with data in a variety of software programs for further analysis.
Gain a historical perspective with SocialExplorer.com’s normalized datasets on the same geographic base from 1970 to the present down to neighborhood level (where available).
SocialExplorer.com publishes the official documentation for each data resource in an organized and easy to read format. We also provide the source computation information for every variable we compute.