Build something awesome with Open Data!

The Socrata Open Data API allows you to programatically access a wealth of open data resources from governments, non-profits, and NGOs around the world. Click the link below and try a live example right now.

Looking to use open data as part of your application or your business? Learn how to get started.

Support for most popular programming languages and platforms.

Are you a Socrata customer or data publisher? Check out our data publishing guide »

Looking for open data? Search the Open Data Network for datasets from all our customers and partners.


Track the latest updates to our APIs and learn about upcoming changes.

Import TLS Security Upgrade
chrismetcalf on 29 Nov 2016
SNI now required for HTTPS connections
chrismetcalf on 24 Aug 2016
Clarification of throttling limits
chrismetcalf on 04 Jun 2016


Developer Blog

Tips & tricks, updates about events & hackathons, and interesting projects from the community.

Elixir in production, an open data tale
rozap on 28 Aug 2017
Creating a monthly calendar with
chrismetcalf on 30 Mar 2017
Conditional notifications with Huginn
chrismetcalf on 29 Mar 2017


Support Resources

We're here to help! Check out the resources below for answers.

Stack Overflow
We follow the soda and socrata tags on Stack Overflow.
IRC Chat
Come chat with the Socrata team and ask questions
Socrata 's Open Source!
Issue Tracker
Raise and discuss issues with the Socrata API, datasets, or data itself
Event Calendar
Where you can find our team in the coming weeks