National Data Resources and Files Are Released for Free Public Access

National Data Resources and Files Are Released for Free Public Access

Source: GIS Cafe, October 4, 2010

WASHINGTON, D.C., — October 04, 2010 — Municipal and county officials, service organizations, researchers, and the general public will be able to freely use a wide array of local and regional data about community well-being, DataPlace™ and the Urban Institute announced today.

Originally aggregated for DataPlace by the Urban Institute’s Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center, the data contain important information about mortgage lending, employment patterns, racial and ethnic composition, incomes, housing prices and rents, and more at the metropolitan, county, census tract, and address levels. The data are based on federal government sources, such as the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act, the Internal Revenue Service, the American Community Survey, and Zip Business Patterns. …

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2 responses to “National Data Resources and Files Are Released for Free Public Access”

  1. Friend says :

    Actual source (with correct date and full license info):
    http://www.dataplace.org/odbl

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