One of the most common questions I hear is, "Do you know of a good data set for teaching xyz?" While there are hundreds of data sets in the JMP Sample Data directory, and many others posted on the JMP community in the and the case study library in the , finding just the right data for a particular topic can be a challenge.
There are many great sites with open data. Here, I've listed some of my favorites:
Redfin - Housing price data for cities across the US (added 8/19/2015)
Volker Kraft and Ryan Dewitt added some great sites in their comments. Adding these sites to this list:
Data for Hans Rosling demonstrating the link between religion and babies (http://www.gapminder.org/videos/religions-and-babi
More sources for census, health, social and demographic data (added 8/19/2015):
IPUMS International Project - international census microdata
What are your favorites sites for finding interesting data? Have any that we should add to this list? Or, do you have any data sets you can recommend or share with the community?
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So many cool data sets out there, linked below is Chicago Restaurant food inspections data set with GPS cords ...try it with a Map background in Graph Builder..Drag the Long and Lad to X and Y then "Results" to Color then select the Fail to visualize some results.
(4.3mb, export as XSLX)
I found this from the Data Incubator Blog, they also have a data list there below.
At the IASE (International Association of Statistics Educators) Satellite Conference in Rio De Janeiro last month I learned about two sources for international demographic, economic and health data:
These links have been added to the list above.
Added redfin.com, which provides easy to download housing price data for US cities. Simply enter a city, then scroll to the bottom of the list of available properties (on the right) and click Download All. Note that if city has more than 500 available properties you may need to fine-tune your search.
Thanks to Brant Deppa from Winona State University for sharing this site with us (USCOTS 2015: Exercises for Teaching Statistics Workshop Materials).