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Unformatted text preview: GIS3043C GIS for Environmental Studies Fall 2009 Michael J. Gilbrook, GISP, AICP Frank Salmon, GISP Lecture 17 Using US Census Data Fall 2009 Lecture #17 Slide Number 2 Before Class Starts… Download Lab_07.zip from [email protected] Unzip the \Lab_07 folder to ..\yourname\Lab_07 Navigate to the ..\1_map_docs folder and open the Census_2000.mxd ArcMap document Start ArcCatalog and navigate to ..\3_spatial Minimize ArcMap and ArcCatalog Fall 2009 Lecture #17 Slide Number 3 Origin of the US Census Fall 2009 Lecture #17 Slide Number 4 US Census and GIS US Decennial Census Required every 10 years by U.S. Constitution Primary purpose for Congressional reapportionment PL 94-171 requires data for Congressional redistricting Conducted by the US Census Bureau, www.census.gov GIS and Census TIGER – T opologically I ntegrated G eographic E ncoding and R eferencing System TIGER/Line Files • Base map layers (roads, hydrography, places, landmarks) • “Census geography” (counties, tracts, block groups, blocks) • Tabular data (PL94, SF1, etc.) provided separately Fall 2009 Lecture #17 Slide Number 5 Census and FIPS* Codes State = 12 (Florida) County = 095 (Orange) Census Tract = 0105 (also written as 105.00) Census Block Group = 002 (also 105.00:2) Census Block = 011 (also written 2011) 120950105002011 *FIPS = Federal Information Processing Standard Fall 2009 Lecture #17 Slide Number 6 Fall 2008 Lecture #17 Slide Number 6 Census Geography - County Fall 2009 Lecture #17 Slide Number 7 Fall 2008 Lecture #17 Slide Number 7 Census Geography - Tracts Fall 2009...
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course GIS 3043 taught by Professor Gilbrook during the Fall '10 term at University of Central Florida.

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