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Understand and uncover the identity of a location with a tap.

Sitegeist helps you to learn more about your surroundings in seconds. Drawing on publicly available information, the app presents solid data in a simple at-a-glance format to help you tap into the pulse of your location anywhere in the United States.

From demographics on the people and housing to the latest popular spots or weather, Sitegeist presents localized information visually so you can get back to enjoying the neighborhood. Sitegeist was created by the Sunlight Foundation with support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and is the third in a series of National Data Apps.

Recently changed in this version

1.2 - Sitegeist now sends and receives all data -- including your latitude and longitude -- over an encrypted connection.

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  • (67 stars)

    by Michael Senn on 22/06/2014

    Old information. In 2014 its using 2010 census.

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    by PM F on 14/05/2014

    DOH! You do know the US Government only conducts a census every 10 years; so 2010 actually is the most up to date accurate census info available until 2020. (But thanks for the laugh Tom).

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    by Josh Peterson on 16/04/2014

    Great information; beautiful presentation!

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    by Tom Wothke on 10/04/2014

    Really? 2010 Census? Many changes since then.

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    by Tommy Barnett on 08/04/2014


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    by David Dyer on 30/03/2014

    At the same time, a bit frightening...

  • (67 stars)

    by Aaron Ng on 27/02/2014