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Old 12-18-2011, 03:05 PM
 
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Default Sites With Interesting Demographic Data

I'd like to share a site that maps out demographic data: Social Explorer - Demographic Maps

It also shows census data all the way back to 1790, and it's interesting to see how not only the demographics have changed, but the classifications have changed (for instance you can tell what the slave population in certain areas was back in 1790).

It is similar to the NY Times maps that have been posted except that this narrows it down to not only the census tract level, but to the Place level and Block Group level.

The NY Times maps I'm referring to are these 2:
Mapping America ? Census Bureau 2005-9 American Community Survey - NYTimes.com
Mapping the 2010 U.S. Census - NYTimes.com

It is similar to this site except that it goes back further and is also easier to load: Interactive map: 30 years of census data - The Washington Post
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Old 12-19-2011, 07:54 AM
 
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interesting.... thanks
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Old 12-19-2011, 09:50 PM
 
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Another interesting site is this one: Zoomable map: 2000 to 2010 demographic changes

It visually shows the demographic changes in the past 10 years, so you can see certain gentrified areas in Philadelphia becoming more White, while areas further out are shifting from White to either Black or Hispanic (and this applies in all metro areas: NYC, Miami, LA, etc)
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Old 12-20-2011, 01:09 AM
 
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Thanks.. This is soooo neat.
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Old 12-20-2011, 05:08 AM
 
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Another interesting site is this one: Zoomable map: 2000 to 2010 demographic changes

It visually shows the demographic changes in the past 10 years, so you can see certain gentrified areas in Philadelphia becoming more White, while areas further out are shifting from White to either Black or Hispanic (and this applies in all metro areas: NYC, Miami, LA, etc)

wow an amazing map system.. thanks... Good lord my old NE Philly hood *changed* over the last 10 years... wow
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Old 12-20-2011, 07:52 AM
 
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wow an amazing map system.. thanks... Good lord my old NE Philly hood *changed* over the last 10 years... wow
Yeah, one tract of my old neighborhood (UD township, not Philly) lost over 300 people in a decade. Jesus.
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