Data

Learn about the mySidewalk curated community data and how to upload your own data.

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Written by Jennifer Funk, Sarah Byrd, Drew Stiehl and 2 others
mySidewalk Data

Keep Data Current in components

When you want current data to update automatically in your components
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Written by Anna
Updated over a week ago

Data Sources in mySidewalk

The data sources available in the mySidewalk data library, organized by update month and frequency.
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Written by Sarah Byrd
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The Decennial Census

What is the Census? How does mySidewalk use Census data? How is it similar to & different from the ACS?
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Written by Drew Stiehl
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Decennial Census 2020

Update from the mySidewalk team regarding 2020 Decennial Census data.
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Written by Drew Stiehl
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American Community Survey (ACS) Estimates

US Census Bureau
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Written by Sarah Byrd
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Understanding MySidewalk Data: 5-Year Estimates versus 1-Year Estimates

Learn about mySidewalk's datasets from the U.S. Census Bureau's ACS 5-Year Estimates and 1-year Estimates.
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Written by Sarah Byrd
Updated over a week ago

Historical Census Data in mySidewalk

Learn how mySidewalk works with historic Census data.
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Written by Drew Stiehl
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Census Projections in mySidewalk

Learn about the methodology used by the mySidewalk to create projected values for select Census data indicators.
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Written by Drew Stiehl
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Getting data into Modern and/or Custom Geographic Boundaries

Apportionment & Harmonization: How mySidewalk gets data into modern boundaries and data from the library into your custom boundaries.
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Written by Drew Stiehl
Updated over a week ago

What Is Normalization and When Should I Normalize?

Learn about data normalization and how - and when - you should use it to better communicate your data.
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Written by Jennifer Funk
Updated over a week ago
Upload

Getting Started: Add my data to mySidewalk

How to get started adding your own data to mySidewalk
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Written by Anna
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Prepare my data for upload

File formats, examples and strategies for uploading your own data with geography, time and totals
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Written by Anna
Updated over a week ago

What File Types Can I Use to Upload My User Data?

Learn the file and geometry formats you can use to upload your own layers to the mySidewalk Platform.
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Written by Sarah Byrd
Updated over a week ago

Assign a mySidewalk geography (georeference) to my data

How to add your own data to mySidewalk using a pre-defined geography
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Written by Anna
Updated over a week ago

Auto-assign geographies in a data upload

Learn how to upload data and georeference it using our auto-matching tool (and SHID, a mySidewalk unique identifier)
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Written by Anna
Updated over a week ago

Georeference a single geography

Step by step walkthrough of using the georeferencing feature when you want to use a single geography and how this uses time
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Written by Anna
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Step by Step: Georeference Tutorial

Learn to link MyData to MySidewalk geographic data and use the findings to create a map and callout
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Written by Anna
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Step by Step: Load Data with Time

Step by step walkthrough of using the upload feature when you want to make sure time is represented
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Written by Anna
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Step by Step: GeoReference Tutorial for a Correlation

Step by Step walkthrough where you can create an example that correlates your Data with mySidewalk Data.
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Written by Anna
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Formatting Data in Visualizations

Learn the different formats (ways) you can display data on visualizations
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Written by Anna
Updated over a week ago

Loading Addresses into mySidewalk

Learn how to geocode addresses so they can be uploaded into mySidewalk as points.
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Written by Anna
Updated over a week ago

Troubleshooting: Common Upload Errors and Solutions

Learning how to fix common errors in the upload process.
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Written by Sarah Byrd
Updated over a week ago