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New York City Data Sources

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Telephone:718-982-4065

Table of Contents:
Business Data Sources
Child Welfare Data Sources
Criminal Justice Data Sources
Demographic Data Sources
Economic and Business Data Sources
Educational Data Sources
Health Data Sources
Housing Data Sources
Labor Data Sources
Mapping Data Sources
Transportation Data Sources



Bureau of Economic Analysis: Data and Statistics Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) promotes a better understanding of the U.S. economy by providing the most timely, relevant, and accurate economic accounts data in an objective and cost-effective manner.


Business.gov: Business Data and Statistics Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
A collection of resources providing free access to business and economic statistics collected by the U.S. Government.


County and City Data Books (GEOSTAT) Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Online access to County and City Data Books from 1944 to 2000. Find population, income, health, and employment statistics for U.S. cities, counties, and states. Users can create customized data sets and printouts.


USA.gov : Business Data and Statistics Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Includes banking statistics, census data, money and stock information, welfare facts, earnings, labour, income, U.S. economic analysis, U.S. exports, GDP, inflation and consumer spending, regional economic data, and economic trade.



Annie E. Casey Foundation's Kids Count Data Center Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
A private charitable organization, dedicated to helping build better futures for disadvantaged children in the United States. It was established in 1948 by Jim Casey, one of the founders of UPS, and his siblings, who named the Foundation in honor of their mother. A national and state-by-state source that gives access to statistics relating to children in the United States.



New York Police Department Crime Statistics Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
A list of links to crime statistics, organized into various categories, including "City wide crime", and divided into the various precincts of the 5 boroughs.



American Fact Finder Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Browse, search, and map data from Census Bureau sources, including the 2000 Census, the 1997 Economic Census, and the American Community Survey.


County and City Data Books (GEOSTAT) Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Online access to County and City Data Books from 1944 to 2000. Find population, income, health, and employment statistics for U.S. cities, counties, and states. Users can create customized data sets and printouts.


Federal, State, and Local Government Data Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Provided by the U.S. Census Bureau, this page offers federal, state, and local government, tax,finance, criminal justice, retirement, education, and economic data.


Infoshare Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Find population, health, and socio-economic data for New York City neighborhoods. View the demographic profile of a specific area or create comparison charts for two or more areas.


NYC Open Data Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Provides access to public data produced by City agencies and other City organizations. The data sets are now available as APIs and in a variety of machine-readable formats, making it easier than ever to consume City data and better serve New York City?s residents, visitors, developer community and all!


Population 2010 and 2000 Census (NYC Dept of City Planning) Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Data from the 2010 and 2000 Census for boroughs, 55 PUMAs, Neighborhood Tabulation Areas (NTAs), and census tracts in PDF or Excel format


Social Explorer Information Help Funding Source Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Historical U.S. census data from 1790 to 2007. Use interactive maps to analyze changing demographic characteristics in U.S. states, counties, or tracts and generate statistical reports.


State and County Quick Facts Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Provided by the U.S. Census Bureau, State and County Quick Facts offers easy access to facts about people, business, and geography.


U.S. Census- New York City Housing and Vacancy Survey Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Provided by the U.S. Census, The New York City Housing and Vacancy Survey (NYCHVS) provides statistics on rental housing in New York City. The survey is administered every 3 years.


U.S. County Statistics Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Provided by the U.S. Census Bureau, this web site offers quick data at the County level on various data types such as age, crime, agriculture, employment, race, ethnicity, population, income, poverty, and banking from various censuses (1977 to the most recent census). Web site is updated every 3 months.


U.S. Population Finder- focusing on NYC Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Gives access to demographic data for states, counties, large cities, and ZIP codes. Data is provided from the American Community Survey and the Decennial Census.



Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
The Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy collects a broad array of data on demographics, neighborhood conditions, transportation, housing stock and other aspects of the New York City real estate market.


New York City Office of Management and Budget-Statistics Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Provided by the New York City Office of Management and Budget, this web site provides statistics on the budgets of over 80 New York City agencies.


NYC Data Search Engine Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Provided by Baruch College/ CUNY, NYC Data is a search engine that provides local data on a variety of topics; population, New York Festivals, Parades, business, labour force, income tax, consumer prices, business, banking, international trade, public safety, housing, travel, education, sports, social welfare, and health and health services.


NYCEDC Economic Snapshots Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Brief monthly newsletters that report on the current state of employment, consumer spending and real estate in the city. Focuses on the five boroughs and the City as a whole.



NYC Department of Education Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Provides data on department services, policies, special programs, news items. Information on department services, policies, special programs, news items.


NYC Public School Data Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Provides data for NYC public schools.



9/11 Health Web Site Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Provided by the New York City Health Department, this site provides information for people who may have health problems related to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center.


Community Health Profiles Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Provides data and analysis for a variety of health issues in NYC.


EpiQuery: NYC's Health Data Web Site Information Help Funding Source Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
EpiQuery: NYC's Health Data Web Site


Hunger Statistics for New York City, provided by City Harvest. Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Hunger Statistics are provided by City Harvest, a non-profit organization founded in 1982. City Harvest is the world's first and New York City's only food rescue program.


New York State /New York County Health Indicator Profiles Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Provides health statistics for all counties in New York State. Look for Kings, Queens, Richmond, Bronx, and New York county to access the data from all five boroughs.


NYC Community Health Atlas, 2007 Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Data from the The New York City Community Health Survey (CHS). The CHS is a telephone survey conducted annually by the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Division of Epidemiology, Bureau of Epidemiology Services. CHS provides data on the health of New Yorkers, at the neighbourhood and city level.


Vital Statistics for NYC Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Provides birth and death statistics by borough.



NYCHANIS: New York City Housing and Neighborhood Information System Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Statistics are provided by NYCHANIS: New York City Housing and Neighbourhood Information System. NYCHANIS is sponsored by Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy, New York University School of Law, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, US Department of Commerce Technology Opportunity Program (TOP), and New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development


Population and Housing ACS (NYC Dept of City Planning) Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Data from the Census American Community Survey (ACS) for boroughs and 55 PUMAs (a census statistical area that resembles community districts in the city) from 2005 to 2009. Profiles in PDF and Excel format.



New York City Labor Market Information Service Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Provides reports for different labor markets and industrial sectors in the city, with data for individual boroughs. Hosted by the CUNY Center for Urban Research.


New York-New Jersey News Releases & Tables Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, this web site provides quarterly summaries with tables and commentary on employment and wages for the five boroughs and the City as a whole.



Cancer Mortality Maps & Graphs Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
The purpose of this site is to provide information associated with the Atlas of Cancer Mortality in the United States, 1950-94 launched in 1999 by the National Cancer Institute The site offers access to graphs and interactive maps, text, tables and figures displaying the geography and time patterns of cancer death rates for Black and White populations. Maps can be customized at the state or county level comparable over time. Users can view the files in Flash, GIF, or SVG formats.


New York City Interactive Health Data via Google Public Data Explorer Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Provides health data for New York City's boroughs in the form of graphs and tables. Hosted by Google Public Data Explorer.


NY Times Mapping America Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Provided by the New York Times, this interactive map provides data from the American Community Survey from the 2010 U.S. Census


NYC Oasis Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
An interactive map that provides access to data on a variety of information about the City, including city services, property data, zoning, and land use.


NYCityMap Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
An interface map that provides a variety of data about individual properties or NYC neighborhoods.


Social Explorer Information Help Funding Source Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Historical U.S. census data from 1790 to 2007. Use interactive maps to analyze changing demographic characteristics in U.S. states, counties, or tracts and generate statistical reports.



MTA Subway and Bus Ridership Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Provides annual statistics on MTA New York City Transit ridership for subway stations and bus routes in the City.


NYMTC Bicycle Data Collection Program Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
A study conducted from 2002 to 2008 that provides data on bicycle traffic in all five boroughs of NYC.


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