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Links to demographic data research

In class we explore various databases to conduct research on demographics. Below are links and descriptions:

Library databases (off-campus login with barcode from college ID):
Social Explorer – create your own maps, graphs, and other visualizations from contemporary and historic US Census data

InfoShare – create custom tables from New York and national demographic data | guide

Statista – statistical and demographic information with an emphasis on business and industry

Free to all:
American FactFinder – portal for US Census data, no login or authentication required

Stats and the City from Crain’s New York – economic and business data from Crains, a business news source

NYC Open Data – includes 311 data

NYPD – data on crime and traffic