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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.

Comments and ratings for Sitegeist
  • (69 stars)

    by Tom Wothke on 10/04/2014

    Really? 2010 Census? Many changes since then.

  • (69 stars)

    by Tommy Barnett on 08/04/2014


  • (69 stars)

    by David Dyer on 30/03/2014

    At the same time, a bit frightening...

  • (69 stars)

    by Andi Dineen on 24/02/2014

    app2sd. add this and i will change my rating.

  • (69 stars)

    by Billy Masters on 04/02/2014

    I only took a star because they have so much potential! There's so much more that could be added!

  • (69 stars)

    by Keir Stiegler on 30/01/2014

    But needs some KitKat updates. The graphics overlap in places, slide out navigation would be nice, and the new Google Maps features need to be integrated (double tap+slide up/down to zoom out/in). Great idea, good execution.

  • (69 stars)

    by Andy Foster on 08/01/2014

    This app gives information about your location in a visually appealing and succinct way. Very awesome!