Edmonton Neighbourhood Census Data - Blog
For a long time I've wanted to get the City of Edmonton's neighbourhood census data in CSV format (or really any usable format other than PDF). Recently, with the help of Laura (and Sandra) at the City's Election & Census Services department, who I met at the Open City Workshop, I finally got it. And now you can have it too! Download the Edmonton Neighbourhood Census Data in CSV I've also emailed this to the City's open data team, so hopefully they can get it in the data catalogue soon. Visualizing the Data Why is having the census data in a format like CSV useful? Well for one thing, it enables creatives to do stuff with that data through code or other tools. For instance, I was able to generate a heat map for the City of Edmonton: The darker sections are more heavily populated, the lighter yellow regions are less populated. Not all neighbourhoods are reflected, as the City does not release details for neighbourhoods with a population between 1 and 49. Here are some other