Open Data Center - External Data
A number of sites offer research and information about Texas via their own database tools. Browse the listings below to find additional data sources and information that affects Texans.
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Access information about locations, boundaries, roads, water features and community resources for over 2,000 colonias in 31 border area counties.
View CDC data on topics such as violence, birth defects, sickle cell, fertility drugs and more.
Environmental Protection Agency Landfill Methane Outreach Program: Landfill Gas Energy Projects and Candidate Landfills
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Landfill Methane Outreach Program is a voluntary assistance program that helps to reduce methane emissions from landfills by encouraging the recovery and beneficial use of landfill gas (LFG) as an energy resource. LFG contains methane, a potent greenhouse gas that can be captured and used to fuel power plants, manufacturing facilities, vehicles, homes, and more.
This report generator provides the general public information on the Texas state budget. Generate budget reports for a specific state agency, or organized by the articles of the General Appropriations Bill.
Query and view Texas cancer incidence and mortality rates and maps.
Access data, maps, and map-based viewers having to do with surface water quality. Details on Texas Commission on Environmental Quality monitoring stations, parameters and data management, and data on water quality collected by other agencies also are available. View more data from TCEQ.
Search Texas state contracts by document type, fiscal year, agency, vendor and value.
View and download active Occupational License Files updated daily by the Texas Department of Licensing & Regulation.
Search data on lifestyle risk factors that contribute to the leading causes of death and chronic diseases.
Customize statistical reports by querying vital records and other health-related databases.
Get information about issues that may impede the flow of traffic on state highways.
Access AEIS reports for every public school, district or region of Texas, from 1988 to the present.
Download school district accountability ratings for the years 1994-2009.
Access Texas school district location, contact, enrollment and accountability information with this interactive map.
Search annual profile indicators for each public school district.
View or download Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) demographics and scores for specific regions, districts or campuses.
Monitor current water quality conditions on Texas coastal beaches.
View current oil and gas leasing information, including data for all Texas bays and the Gulf of Mexico.
GIS datasets such as highways, hydrography, county boundaries, parks, topology, ecological, geologic, state leases, pipelines, and beaches.
Search for land grants and maps dating to the 18th century that relate to the passage of Texas public lands to private ownership.
View information about locations of sensitive environments, public facilities and other data used in oil spill response activities.
View Original Texas Land Survey (OTLS) boundaries, state-owned lands, upland and coastal leases, oil/gas wells and the latest coastal imagery.
This one-stop portal on the official website of the state of Texas provides access to files from the Texas Office of the Governor, Texas Workforce Commission, Texas General Land Office, Texas Education Agency and a number of other state agencies.
View Medicaid enrollment statistics by month or county.
Search contract and bid information maintained by fiscal year, agency, vendor and contract value.
Search Texas geographic data with TNRIS's database, which contains one million frames of aerial photography and over 50 unique datasets.
This database compiles over 2,100 Texas businesses that are owned by non-U.S. corporations.
Query and view detailed information and location coordinates for oil wells, gas wells and pipelines from the Commission's files with base map data captured from U.S. Geological Survey 7.5 minute quadrangle maps.
The Texas State Data Center and Office of the State Demographer, in cooperation with a network of affiliates, functions as a focal point for the distribution of Census information for Texas. The Center also disseminates population estimates and projections for Texas, as well as other information from the federal government, state government and other sources.
View and download maps that provide details about land, people and economic data in Texas.
Access population, economic and health data by county.
Create a custom report of current Texas employer statistics or compare occupations.
View future Texas job growth projection statistics by industry.
View future Texas job growth projection statistics by occupation.
Create custom reports for Labor Market and Career Information (LMCI) data and other information including population, consumer price index (CPI) and income.
View and download revenue sales in Texas by county or do a comparison by area.
Create a custom report for Texas unemployment rates and labor force statistics.
View statistics on Texas wages by profession.
Web Soil Survey (WSS) provides soil data and information produced by the National Cooperative Soil Survey. It is operated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service and provides access to the largest natural resource information system in the world. The site is updated and maintained online as the single authoritative source of soil survey information.
Access federal government data on health and nutrition, science and technology, and more.
The National Map Seamless Server allows users to explore and retrieve data. U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the EROS Data Center are committed to providing access to geospatial data through The National Map. An approach is to provide free downloads of national base layers, as well as other geospatial data layers. These layers are divided into framework categories: places, structures, transportation, boundaries, hydrography, orthoimagery, land cover and elevation.
View daily streamflow conditions statewide, in map or table form. Real-time data are transmitted to USGS offices every 1 to 4 hours, depending on the data relay technique used. Recording and transmission times may be more frequent during critical events. Data from real-time sites are relayed to USGS offices via satellite, telephone, and/or radio and are available for viewing within minutes of arrival.