Synthetic Microdata Household Viewer (RTI) using 2005-9 ACS data
the census made a gif of a ferret using a computer.
i have never understood how they could do things so badly over there.
Brandon Martin-Anderson, a graduate student at MIT’s Changing Places lab, was tired of seeing maps of U.S. population density cluttered by roads, bridges, county borders and other impediments.
Fortunately for us, he has the technological expertise to transform block data from the 2010 Census into points on a map. One point per person, and nothing else.
Read more. [Images: Brandon Martin-Anderson]
fold it in half for people vs. not as many people
Ghost Counties (JanWillem Tulp, live version)
What you see here is housing data for all counties in the US, actually as a scatterplot. Here are some instructions and things to note: