- To provide gridded demographic data, including characteristics of age, race, ethnicity, and housing, for the United States and Puerto Rico for data integration.
- U.S. Census Grids (Summary File 1), 2000 contain grids of demographic and socioeconomic data from the year 2000 U.S. Census in ASCII and geotiff formats. The grids have a resolution of 30 arc-seconds (0.0083 decimal degrees), or approximately 1 square km. The gridded variables are based on census block geography from Census 2000 TIGER/Line Files and census variables (population, households, and housing variables). This data set is produced by the Columbia University Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN).
- Recommended Citation(s)*:
Seirup, L., and G. Yetman. 2006. U.S. Census Grids (Summary File 1), 2000. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). http://dx.doi.org/10.7927/H4B85623. Accessed DAY MONTH YEAR.
* When authors make use of data they should cite both the data set and the journal article of record, if available. Such a practice gives credit to data set producers and advances principles of transparency and reproducibility.
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- Available Formats:
- raster, map