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500 Cities: Census Tract-level Data (GIS Friendly Format), 2019 release

2017, 2016. Data were provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Division of Population Health, Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch. The project was funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) in conjunction with the CDC Foundation. 500 cities project census tract-level data in GIS-friendly format can be joined with census tract spatial data ( in a geographic information system (GIS) to produce maps of 27 measures at the census tract level. There are 7 measures (all teeth lost, dental visits, mammograms, Pap tests, colorectal cancer screening, core preventive services among older adults, and sleep less than 7 hours) in this 2019 release from the 2016 BRFSS that were the same as the 2018 release.

Querying over HTTP

Splitgraph serves as an HTTP API that lets you run SQL queries directly on this data to power Web applications. For example:

curl \
    -H "Content-Type: application/json" \
{"sql": "
    SELECT *
    FROM \"cdc-gov/500-cities-census-tractlevel-data-gis-friendly-k86t-wghb\".\"500_cities_census_tractlevel_data_gis_friendly\"
    LIMIT 100 

See the Splitgraph documentation for more information.

  • 500_cities_census_tractlevel_data_gis_friendly
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