Socrata was acquired by Tyler Technologies in 2018 and is now the Data and Insights division of Tyler. The platform is still powered by the same software formerly known as Socrata but you will see references to Data & Insights going forward.

Building something using data?

The Socrata Open Data API allows you to programmatically 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.$query=SELECT%2520*%2520WHERE%2520Species%2520NOT%2520IN%2520(%2527Cat%2527%252C%2520%2527Dog%2527)

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

Finding API endpoints, querying data, and interacting with different data types.

Support for most popular programming languages and platforms.

Publishing and managing data?

Are you a Socrata data publisher who wants to update your data programmatically and keep your data and metadata up-to-date? Do you want to access and analyze assets listed in your data catalog?

Add, update, or delete data within a Socrata dataset.

Access and update asset-level metadata on your data assets.

Review assets in your data catalog and discover assets across our entire corpus of open data using our Discovery API

Need help?

Looking for more guidance on finding and using open data for your analysis or application? Look no further!

Developer Examples

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

A Move to Main Branch
Peter Moore on 13 Oct 2021
Time Series Analysis with Jupyter Notebooks and Socrata
rlvoyer on 07 Oct 2019
Welcome (back) to our blog!
helenasw on 14 Aug 2019


Support Resources

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

Socrata 's Open Source!
Socrata Support
Raise issues with the Socrata API
Contact Data Owner
Reach out directly to the data owner for questions about the data itself

Finding Open Data

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