The following data is used in tutorials.

Demographic Data

2017 Selected National-Level Demographic and Economic Data

Country political boundries with names suitable for joining with World Bank and UN data. Selected data including population, GDP, Gini Index, HDI and Gross National Happiness.

2015 - 2019 American Community Survey Data

Selected demographic, housing, and economic data from the 2015 - 2019 American Community Survey 5-year estimates:

State-Level Data

County-Level Data

Core-Based-Statistical-Area-Level Data

Illinois Tracts Data

2016 County Business Patterns

Number of establishments, employees, and annual payroll by sector by county from the USCB's 2016 County Business Patterns survey.

2020 Cartograms

Continuous and noncontinuous cartograms for US states and world countries scaled based on population.

Electoral Data

Electoral results and analysis from the 2012, 2016, 2020 US presidential elections, along with a handful of demographic variables relevant to electoral analysis.

2012 / 2016 / 2020 State-Level Data

2012 / 2016 / 2020 County-Level Data

Health Data

2019 World Bank Health Indicators

Selected health-related indicators from the World Bank

2015-2016 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH)

The National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) is the primary source of information on the prevalence, patterns, and consequences of alcohol, tobacco, and illegal drug use and abuse and mental disorders in the U.S. civilian, non-institutionalized population, age 12 and older. The survey generates estimates at the National, state, and substate levels.

2017 CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Data

The BRFSS is a continuous, state-based surveillance system that collects information about modifiable risk factors for chronic diseases and other leading causes of death.

State-Level Data

County-Level Data For NY State

2013 - 2017 State / County Cancer Profiles Five-Year Averages

State and county five-year cancer incidence rate and count averages from the US Centers for Disease Control.

State-Level Data

County-Level Incidence Data

2017 Sexually-Transmitted Disease Surveillance

State-level CDC data on chlamdia, gonorrhea, and syphilis rates by state:

2016 CDC Chronic Disease Indicators

State-level prevalence and mortality rates for nine leading chronic diseases from the CDC:

2016 National Vital Statistics System

Counts and rates for the ten leading causes of death plus transport and assault

State-Level Data

County-Level Natality Data

2012-2016 New York State Cancer Incidence and Mortality by County

Cancer incidence and mortality data by site and county from the New York State Cancer Registry

2010-2014 New York State Cancer Incidence by Census Tract

The census tract lists show the number of people who developed the specific type of cancer while living in the census tract area between 2010 and 2014. The lists also show the number of people who might have been expected to get cancer in that time period, based on the size and age distribution of the population of the census tract.


2017 US Refineries

This is a point dataset representing all operable petroleum refineries located in the US from the Energy Information Administration.

2020 US Power Plants

Operable electric generating plants in the United States by energy source from the Energy Information Administration. This includes all plants that are operating, on standby, or short- or long-term outof service with a combined nameplate capacity of 1 MW or more.

2018 US Present, Past, and Planned Nuclear Plants

A list of current and former nuclear power reactors from the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission and Wikipedia.

2020 US Hospitals

2011 Interstate Highway Traffic

Estimated mean annual average daily traffic for 2011 from the FHWA

2019 Major League Baseball Parks

Georeferenced data from Wikipedia

2019 Branches of the Long Island Railroad

Passenger branches of the Long Island Railroad (New York) created from their GTFS data.

2019 New York City Historic House Trust Sites

Buildings that are part of the NYC's Historic House Trust, an organization that works with the city and the non-profit boards of each house to restore, interpret, and promote these sites spanning 350 years of New York City life.