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Social Explorer: Getting Started

Social Explorer is an online research tool designed to provide quick and easy access to census data and demographic information. Create illustrative maps and reports for data visualization to understand demography and social change throughout history.

Site currently includes data from US Census from 1790 to 2000, all annual updates from the American Community Survey to 2008, original Census tract-level estimates for 2006 and 2007, the Religious Congregations and Membership Survey (RCMS) from 1980 to 2000, and 2002 Carbon Emissions Data from the Vulcan Project.