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About Social Explorer

Subject 'Social Explorer is a premier U.S. demographics website. Our online tools help you visually analyze and understand the demography of the United States through the use of interactive maps and data reports. Our primary product is a web-based application that creates fast, intuitive, and visually appealing maps and reports... Our goal is to visually display the demographic change that has occurred in the U.S. from 1790 through the present at a variety of geographic levels, including neighborhoods, counties, and states. To accomplish this, we have developed a collection of interactive demographic maps that can be viewed, queried and manipulated on our site. Demographic patterns throughout American history spring to life in the form of reports, maps, and animations.' (from About Social Explorer on the site)
Sources Census data, 1790 - present.
Dates Covered See above.
Help Documents Available within database; click on Help.
Print Counterpart (backfiles) No print counterpart available for the database as a whole.
Provider Social Explorer
Access On the web, limited to current WU students, faculty, and staff. Access to restricted resources from outside the WU campuses.
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