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American Community Survey 2013 Release Schedule

Data from the American Community Survey (ACS) are an indispensable part of most analyses involving demographic-economic characteristics and patterns.  These data help analysts and decision-makers compare characteristics of one area to another.   188 more words

Geocodes & Data Linkage

  Data linkage is a dominant challenge to developers and users of decision-making information — how to get data from one source linked to data from another source for integrated data viewing or analysis.   746 more words

Examining Neighborhood Change

  How have neighborhoods of interest changed between 2000 and 2010?  Since 2010?  How will a neighborhood change going forward?  How does a neighborhood’s current and trending characteristics compare to adjacent of peer neighborhoods?   769 more words

Using TIGER/Line Shapefiles

  Most of us use a derivative of the TIGER/Line shapefiles every day. And in multiple ways. The TIGER/line shapefiles lie at the foundation of GPS navigation systems used in the U.S. 1,009 more words

Homeownership Patterns by Census Block

The homeownership rate peaked in America in 2004 at approximately 69.2 percent.  Homeownership is defined as the percent of occupied housing units (households) that are owner-occupied.   390 more words

Using Census 2010 Summary File 1 with API Technology

The Census 2010 Summary File 1 (SF1) contains the most detailed Census 2010 summary statistic data available that is tabulated at the census block… 799 more words

Mapping Demographic Patterns: Census Blocks

This section is one of a series on mapping demographics.  Here we start with a hands-on approach to making a map in the Washington, DC area focused on census blocks optionally superimposed on OpenStreetMap layer.   523 more words