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  1. Smartphone & Internet Penetration

    Smartphone & Internet Penetration,
    electronics by household

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    • 1 vote
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      • Be able to combine multiple counties by clicking on map or radius option

        I would love to be able to create reports with combined data for larger areas by clicking on different counties on the map or provide a radius option.

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        • Bulk export workaround

          I'm trying to download census tracts for New York showing median income from the 5 year ACS and I'm running up against the bulk download. I only need data for Kings and New York counties, though. 1) What is the best way to get this data and 2) it would be great if you could filter geographies so you could export a subset of an entire state, since doing that will get you over the limit in some cases.

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          • provide the information in a table instead of graphics

            The data needs to be available in a table.

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            • Make searching for places better

              Census Reporter is about to start work on strategies to help you find profile pages better.

              We'd love your "stories" about ways it hasn't worked so well in the past, or other suggestions.

              Please be as specific as possible.

              Thanks!

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              • Historical Tables

                When looking at the Core Based Statistical Area in: Washington, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue WA Metro Area, it would be very helpful to have quick access to a History Table. Something like making the ACS 2014 a live link to a table where I can click on a year and it get all the data I was previously viewing, but for that year I choose. So far I can not figure out how to navigate to a History report.

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                • include headline data in sidebar boxes

                  We used two of your boxes in a recent story for WAMU 88. News (wamu.fm/1Uo4TO9). For layout reasons, we had to use the sidebar version of the box as opposed to the one that goes all the way across the screen. I was disappointed to learn that the headline information does not appear in the sidebar version of the boxes. For example, the headline on the "place of birth" box show that 49.8 percent of people living in this Census tract are foreign born. But that stat does not appear in the sidebar version of the box.

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                  • I think the fertility percentage is incorrect

                    For my City (Soldotna, AK), the percentage of women who had a birth in the past 12 months is listed as 8.6%. However, if you 'Switch to totals,' you see it's only 81 births (out of about 4,300 -- so it's actually about 1.9%). It looks like - to arrive at the total percentage of births - you just added up all the percentages from the different age categories. But this wouldn't be correct.

                    Please double-check. Almost 1/10 women giving birth every year would be an amazingly large number.

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                    • Provide a view of adults 18+ for all demographics

                      We always look at population 18 years of age or older. Many of the tables that have information we need (example Income) start at age 25. Others, like some of the educational attainment tables have different rolled up categories for 18 to 24 than for 25+. It would be helpful to have the same level granularity in both groups and to have a section that subtotals the 18+ population.

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                      • Change data download from horizontal to vertical

                        When I download demographic data (age/gender) into Excel or CSV, it loads horizontally. I then have to select all and transpose in order to work with it effectively. Also, I found when downloading to Excel, not all data are downloaded. I suggest eliminating the Excel option if this cannot be fixed. You can always open a CSV file using Excel.

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                        • Mouse-enabled Zoom In and Out

                          The ability to zoom using a mouse.

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                          • Add data profile tables

                            Data profile tables DP02-DP05. They provide aggregate statistics such as number and percent of population 65 and older, percent of 25+ with bachelor degrees or higher.

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                            • Top Languages Spoken in Place / Tract

                              Top five languages spoken in a place and/or census tract.

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                              • 1 vote
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                                • Allow search for specific street address, then show available census geographies containing that address.

                                  Allow search for specific street address, then show available census geographies containing that address.

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                                  • provide a deeper dive profile page

                                    We've thought for a long time that there are more figures and charts that might be useful to have "at hand" on the profile page for a place (or on new pages, if we don't want the main one to get crowded).

                                    Looking for your input on what other figures would be valuable--what are the basic questions you ask when you're trying to get a handle on a place? Also ideas about how to most usefully organize the pages if we make more than one...

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                                    • Is data on car-free households available?

                                      http://www.bikesatwork.com/carfree/carfree-census-database.html suggests that the 2000 census included data on car-free households (also, worth reaching out to them to help plug their searches into Census Reporter!)

                                      I'd love to find that data here but all I see is "means of transportation to work"

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                                      • 21 votes
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                                        • Allow for comparison of a table over multiple releases...

                                          This idea assumes multiple data releases, and the ability to tie them together based on topics contained tables that might not appear in each release.

                                          I'm thinking it would helpful to be able to select a topic and a place and and be able to compare data over time.

                                          For instance, I needed to find the number of renters for a given county over time. I used the American Fact Finder to find General Housing Characteristics from the 2000 Census, the 2010 Census and the 2012 American Community Survey and then pull out the relevant information.

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