Updating Demographics Around 7-11 Stores in Manhattan

Note: This is part of an infrequent series of posts I’m doing on Census Bureau Demographic Data for Developers based on my experience creating a database of Census Data as part of my summer internship at Patch.com.   Tomorrow, I’ll be presenting my Demographics Around 7-11 Stores in Manhattan for LocationTech NYC in a 5 minute Ignite-style talk.  I’ve been […]

Census, sample, survey, tract, block, ZIP code – a primer

This is part of a series of posts I’m doing on Census Bureau Demographic Data for Developers based on my experience creating a database of Census Data as part of my summer internship at Patch.com.   It’s important to know what one means when they say the Census. There is the United States Census Bureau that conducts the […]

Growing Pains (or, Beating Your Head Against the API of Life)

I’ve had to take a break from my MTA Subway Fares series to focus on other things like my second semester of graduate school, summer internship opportunities, and applying to a new graduate program. As part of the last item, I’ve been tasked with answering a data challenge using the NYC Open Data Portal. I think […]