The hottest new app Dwellr is brought to you by…. The U.S. Census Bureau??
Not your usual source for cool new apps, or cutting edge tech, but the Census Bureau deserves the spotlight, for this user friendly app. dwellr was released November 26, 2013 to both iOS and Android operating systems for free. As a recent college graduate I am applying for jobs, and looking to relocate. This app will held tremedously, and asks you simple lifestyle choices that will help you plan where to move. Want to live in a big city, okay. How about mode of transportaion…You work in what field… dwellr uses this information and delivers a highly aestetic and informational “result” on your top locations, and then allows you to see percentages of college graduates, median income, etc…
I highly suggest that you download this and give it a try. Feel free to share your thoughts or send some screenshots of where dwellr told you, you would be best off!
City or country? Bike or drive to work? Beach or mountains? Download the U.S. Census Bureau’s dwellr app today to discover the top 25 U.S. cities and towns that best fit your lifestyle. Whether you prefer the bright lights of the big city or wide open spaces, dwellr powers your phone with neighborhood-level statistics on topics such as home value, education, and how people get to work so that you can explore where you want to dwell. Once you’ve found your dream neighborhood, take dwellr with you wherever you go.
• Uses your preferences to create a list of top 25 places and gives you information about each one.
• Uses the GPS feature in your phone to provide you with statistics for your current location.
• Uses statistics that are powered by the American Community Survey, which provides information on more than 40 topics for every neighborhood in the nation, ranging from education to commuting.
• Share the app with your friends so that they can find their 25 ideal places.
The dwellr app is just one example of how the Census Bureau is following the Digital Government Strategy by making its statistics more available anywhere, anytime and in any place.
The Census Bureau does not collect or retain any information using this application. All information is stored only on your phone.
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