Using Wolfram|Alpha to Access and Analyze Census Data
C. Alan Joyce from Wolfram|Alpha has a terrific post (the first in a series) about using the wonderful computational reference resource to analyze data (comparisons, chart, etc.) from the American Community Survey (U.S. Census).
The post includes background, screenshots, and plenty examples of what’s possible when you utilize Wolfram|Alpha.
Here are a few examples:
- Population Pyramid Bristol CT
- Senior Citizen Population Fraction for Florida versus Nevada
- Age Distribution of Connecticut New York New Jersey
- School-Age Population Fraction of School Districts in Cook County Illinois
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About Gary Price
Gary Price (email@example.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com.