Virginia County deaths by day (Datathon) | Last Updated 1 Oct 2020

This dataset is an export from Opportunity Insights Economic Tracker ( The data in this dataset was last updated September 17, 2020. More current data is available at the project's GitHub repository: From the Web site: The Opportunity Insights Economic Tracker ( combines anonymized data from leading private companies – from credit card processors to payroll firms – to provide a real-time picture of indicators such as employment rates, consumer spending, and job postings across counties, industries, and income groups. All of the data displayed on the Economic Tracker can be downloaded here. In collaboration with our data partners, we are making this data freely available in order to assist in efforts to inform the public, policymakers, and researchers about the real-time state of the economy and the effects of COVID-19. Anyone is welcome to use this data; we simply we ask that you attribute our work by citing or linking to the accompanying paper and the Economic Tracker at

Tags: datathon 2020, moratlity

This dataset has the following 10 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
datedatecalendar_dateDate and Time
countyfipscountyfipsnumberCounty or City FIPS code
CountycountytextCounty or City in Virginia
County, Statecounty_statetext[County or City], VA
death_ratedeath_ratenumberDeath Rate
new_death_ratenew_death_ratenumberNew Death Rate
New Georeferenced Columngeocoded_columnpointGeoID