SafeGraph: US Open Census Data & Neighborhood Insights – Free Dataset

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. This dataset is also available for download in all regions.

SafeGraph’s open census dataset includes the following components:
-All demographic data from the American Community Survey (2019) 5-year estimate on the census block group level. Please subscribe to this listing for future updates to the dataset.
-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

Primary Fields Included:
-Census Block groups
-Table IDs
-Multiple levels of field data, varying by schema

Field data is demographic data which includes, but is not limited to:
-Race & Ethnicity
-Sex by Age
-Geographical Mobility
-Place of Work
-Mean of Transportation
-Household Type & Living Arrangements
-Marital Status & Household Relationship
-School Enrollment & Educational Attainment
-Languages Spoken
-Income & Employment Status

Additional Information:
All SafeGraph POI-based datasets utilize Placekey as the primary key and are formatted as delimited CSVs. SafeGraph updates the Places dataset every month with the past month’s openings and closings and maintains a persistent Placekey across releases. Our detailed Places Schema(1) is available online. Additionally please refer to Places Data Manual(2) for more detailed field definitions and methodologies. Our Places Summary Statistics(3) is updated with every monthly release to reflect data coverage.

Data Dictionary
Our documentation site includes detailed information for all of our products, but this product listing specifically only includes the Open Census data set.
(1) Open Census Schema:
(2) Places Data Manual:
(3) Places Summary Statistics:

About the Provider:

SafeGraph is a global geospatial data company that offers any data on any place in the world. Customers like Esri, Tripadvisor, Mapbox, and Sysco use SafeGraph data to better understand their customers, create new products, and make better decisions for their business.

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