Sometimes when I’m looking into ways to analyze data or I want to play with an analysis tool, chart or technique I need data.
Sometimes I don’t want to use data gathered through my work and sometimes I don’t want to deal with the time suck of scrubbing data.
Here are some sources I’ve found to pull data for exploration:
Keep drilling about the site and you can get to downloadable files to save data and explore.
U.S. Agriculture site
U.S. Census Bureau
U.S. Gov statistics