Data Resources and Visualization

American FactFinder
factfinder2.census.gov

Infoshare: Census and ACS data for NYS and NYC, without geospatial component (data must be joined to a shapefile for GIS use)
www.infoshare.org

NYC Department of City Planning data resources
nyc.gov/html/dcp/html/subcats/resources.shtml

NYC Open Data
nycopendata.socrata.com

Social Explorer: Funded by the NSF and other orgs with many tables directly from the Census
socialexplorer.com 

State Center: University of Minnesota, Integrated Public Use Microdata Series (IPUMS):
ipums.org 

University of Minnesota, National Historical Geographic Information System (NHGIS):
nhgis.org/ 

Global Database of Events, Language, and Tone (GDELT)
gdelt.utdallas.edu 

SimplyMap
geographicresearch.com/simplymap/

Census FTP
cp255.weebly.com/session-10-1.html 

R-Census Data
cran.r-project.org/web/packages/UScensus2010/index.html