SafeGraph: US Census Data & Neighborhood Insights

Neighborhood insights for every Census Block Group.

Dataset Description:

SafeGraph’s Open Census Data contains 7500+ demographic attributes (like income, age, education, etc.) available at the Census Block Group level. All data from the American Community Survey is available in bulk with a clean schema and joined with Census Block Group (CBG) geometry.

SafeGraph’s open census dataset includes the following components:
  • All demographic data from the American Community Survey (2016) 5-year estimate on the census block group level.
  • All census block group boundaries formatted as a GeoJSON file.
  • Metadata mapping attribute names to a table ID, census block groups to cities and counties, and census block groups to geographic statistics such as percentage land and water.
  • SafeGraph neighborhood insights for each census block group
Example Use Cases:
  • A large retail company using the data to decide where they should open a new store for their company
  • A beverage-maker using the data to optimize its product-mix at restaurants, bars, and stores, based on each location’s unique profile and demographic mix
  • Can use the neighborhood insights to understand what were the most popular brands visited across all neighborhoods
  • Find the right place to set up a profitable restaurant
  • How people behave after calamities, ie mudslides
  • Economic impact of hurricanes
  • How people are adversely affected due to their income brackets
Data Dictonary:

Please view SafeGraph’s Documentation link for details on the data dictionary and structure.

About the Provider:

SafeGraph is the source of truth for physical places. Unlock innovation with the most accurate Points-of-Interest (POI) data, business listings, & store visitor insights data for commercial places in the U.S.

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