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Web address
Type of site
social networking / information site
Available in English
Owner Advameg, Inc.
Launched 2003
Current status Active

City-Data is a Illinois-based social networking and information website that presents data and information pertaining to U.S. cities, as well as public opinions found in their respective forums. is owned and operated by Advameg, Inc.[1]


U.S. cities, counties, zip codes, and neighborhoods are profiled and compared using data about race, income, education, crime, weather, housing, maps, air pollution, religions and any other information deemed vital. In addition, the website contains detailed information and articles about other features of local interest, such as schools (including their demographics and test scores), hospitals, libraries, tourist attractions, local businesses, restaurant inspection findings, building permits, bridge conditions, hotels, water systems, airports, cell phone towers, property tax assessments, and car accidents. The site allows users to obtain home value estimates and see recent home sales and search for over 14 million businesses.

In 2010, because of a post on the People Search forum, a mother and son reunited 17 years after the son was kidnapped.[2]

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  1. ^ "Advameg, Inc.". Retrieved 8 December 2014. 
  2. ^ Cohen, Lauren (1 February 2010). "Mother and son reunited 17 years after kidnap". The Times. Archived from the original on 4 February 2010. Retrieved 2014-10-22. 

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