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US Census Building Permits Data Connector

Version 4

 

Intro

Use the Domo US Census Building Permits Data connector to receive data about the residential building permits for County Level and Metropolitan Area. To learn more about the U.S. Census API, visit their website at https://www.census.gov/developers/

You connect to U.S. Census data in the Data Center. This topic discusses the fields and menus that are specific to the US Census Building Permits Data connector user interface. General information for adding DataSets, setting update schedules, and editing DataSet information is discussed in Adding a DataSet Using a Data Connector.

For a list of other connectors related to property management, see Connectors for Property Management.

Prerequisites

None. This connector imports public data, so there is no need to enter account credentials. 

Connecting to U.S. Census Building Permits Data

This section enumerates the options in the Details pane in the US Census Building Permits Data Connector page. The components of the other panes in this page, Scheduling and Name & Describe Your DataSet, are universal across most connector types and are discussed in greater length in Adding a DataSet Using a Data Connector.

Details Pane

This pane contains a primary Reports menu, along with various other menus which may or may not appear depending on the report type you select.

Menu

Description

Report

Select the U.S. Census Building Permits Data report you want to run. The following reports are available:

County Level Residential Building Permit Statistics Returns residential building permit data for the county level in the United States.
Metropolitan Area (MA) Level Residential Building Permit Statistics Returns residential building permit data for the metropolitan level in the United States.
Sub Report Select whether you want to pull data year-by-year, for the current month, or for the current year up to today's date. 
How Would You Like to Pull Your Files? Select whether you want to pull data for all files or for a single file you select.
Select File Select the file you want to retrieve data for. 

Other Panes

For information about the remaining sections of the connector interface, including how to configure scheduling, retry, and update options, see Adding a DataSet Using a Data Connector.