Features demographic research mapping tools that allow for demographic data analysis from 1790 through present down to the zip code or a city block level. You will need to create an account with your WVU email address to use Social Explorer.
To access data you will need to create an account using your WVU email.
Click on Explore to see the full range of demographic and mapping data available in Social Explorer. The database also contains a collection of pre-built variable maps that you can explore.
Social explorer provides several built-in tools to access, customize, visualize, and export its data sets.
Build visualized maps based on demographic variables.
Build numeric and tabulated statistics tables that can be exported.
View and export demographic profiles and variables on specific geographic regions.
Download geodata for United States geographies from 1790 to 2019 in the form of shapefiles or other formats.
Use the search box to search maps by geographic regions.
Use the dropdown to compare variables in multiple areas.
Export the map via sharing a link, save as an image, or add it to a project
Adjust the variable being viewed and date coverage. This box also allows you to change how the data is visualized and allows you to customize the map.