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Unlocking the census with GIS

Alan H Peters

Unlocking the census with GIS

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Published by ESRI Press in Redlands, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geographic information systems -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Housing -- United States -- Statistics -- Data processing,
  • United States -- Census -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • United States -- Population -- Statistics -- Data processing,
  • United States -- Economic conditions -- Statistics -- Data processing,
  • United States -- Census, 22nd, 2000

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [291]-297) and index

    Other titlesUnlocking the census with geographic information systems
    StatementAlan Peters and Heather MacDonald
    GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc, Statistics
    ContributionsMacDonald, Heather I. 1960-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHA37.U55 P48 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 309 p. :
    Number of Pages309
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17154028M
    ISBN 101589481135
    LC Control Number2004012552

    A census block group is a geographical unit used by the United States Census Bureau. Census block groups are one step above census blocks and one step below census tracts in the geographic hierarchy and generally contain between and 3, people. Census block groups usually cover a contiguous area and never cross state, county, or census tract boundaries but may cross the boundaries of any. Genealogical research in U.S. censuses begins with identifying correct county jurisdictions??o assist in this identification, the map Guide shows all U.S. county boundaries from to On each of the nearly maps the old county lines are superimposed over the modern ones to highlight the boundary changes at ten-year s: 1.


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Seeking to demystify the census and explaining the potential of GIS for understanding people, places, and local economies, this guide explains how geographic information systems (GIS) can significantly ease data management, allowing Unlocking the census with GIS book new ways to analyze and present relationships among variables.

The main focus of Unlocking the Census with GIS is the Census, but the book also deals with earlier Censuses of Population and Housing, the TIGER/Line mapping system, the Economic Census, the American Community Survey, and a range of other related data sources.

Several chapters include applied examples of census analyses. Books shelved as gis: Designing Better Maps: A Guide for GIS Users by Cynthia A. Brewer, GIS Tutorial 1: Basic Workbook by Wilpen L. Gorr, Python Scripti. The authors, Heather MacDonald and Alan Peters, previously collaborated on Unlocking the Census with GIS, released in MacDonald, a former associate professor in the urban and regional planning program at the University of Iowa, is a senior lecturer and course director of planning in the School of the Built Environment at the University of.

Geographic Information Systems/Science: Census & GIS. Unlocking the census with GIS by Alan H. Peters and novice alike with a comprehensible appreciation of the historical events and pioneers responsible for today's GIS technology and applications. This book begins with an overview of the genesis of GIS and introduces the early years of.

out of 5 stars Unlocking Census With GIS. Reviewed in the United States on Ma Verified Purchase. A useful books for demographers who desire to understand how GIS can be applied to census data.

A suitable student reference since it combines demographic know-how with GIS technology in an attempt to give the user exposure to both 3/5(1). The Applications of GIS in Census Data. activity of the initiative is the publication of the annu-al KIDS COUNT Data Book, which uses the best available data to measure the educa-tional Author: Tholang Mokhele.

Search for location on the right hand side or use Google’s zoom in and pan tools to locate the desire location. Once you’re zoomed in you can start selecting Census blocks for your map and analysis. Census blocks can be selected using the spacebar.

If you pick the wrong Census block, remove the selection with the e key. Unlocking the Census with GIS (Illustrated Edition) by Alan H. Peters, Heather Isabella Macdonald, Peters &. Macdonald Paperback, Pages, Published ISBN / ISBN / Need it Fast.

2 day shipping optionsBook Edition: Illustrated Edition. Mapping Census The Geography of American Change is an atlas of the American people: who we are, and where we are. Using the latest census data and geographic information system (GIS) technology, this atlas examines how our unique population is moving and changing.

Peters, who previously held the positions of professor and chair of urban and regional planning at both the University of Sydney and the University of Iowa, coauthored with MacDonald Unlocking the Cenus with GIS (Esri Press ).

How to Buy You can buy Esri Press books by calling within the United States, or at bookstores worldwide. The National Histiorical Geographic Information System (NHGIS) includes Decennial Census data fromas well as selected data from the American Community Survey, County Business Patterns, Census of Religons, Special city Censuses of Chicago & Detroit and more.

All of this data is available for download along with the accompanying boundary : Rebecca Hyde. GIS Book List These books are available for checkout at DHSS.

They are located in the GIS Lab ( Building). Please contact Jeff Patridge at for more information. - Albert, Donald P., William M. Gesler, and Barbara Levergood, eds. Spatial Analysis, GIS, and Remote Sensing Applications in the Health Sciences, Chelsea, MI: Ann Arbor.

Peters, Alan H. Unlocking the Census with GIS. Redlands, Calif.: ESRI, cContents: The Census: an introduction — Downloading the data and the maps — Using the Census to analyze demographic and social conditions — Using the census to analyze economic conditions — Using the Census to analyze housing issues — Using the Census to.

overview of geographic information systems and digital mapping. The second chapter discusses, inter alia, cost-benefit analysis of an investment in digital cartography and GIS, plans for census cartographic process, digital map database development, quality assurance, database maintenance, and use of GIS during census enumeration.

Initiated fromCensus is the 15th National Census of the Country. Census-GIS reflects Population characteristics, Economic Activity, Literacy and Education, Urbanization, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.

This system allows the user to compare Census data of. How. At Looker, we know that companies succeed when they put data in the hands of more people. And we know that societies succeed when citizens can hold their government accountable by using data to shed light on how government is performing, on where discrimination persists, and on how to increase civic participation.

Thank you to everyone who made this book possible. The Arc GIS Book Home Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Chapter 7 Chapter 8 Chapter 9 Chapter 10 How this book works Credits Interactive PDF Book Series. My Unlocking.

Data Resources About U.S. Census Data. The US Census of population and housing is an important resource for understanding places. The census provides information on diverse topics from population density, to rents and mortgages, to commuting modes and times -. The Web GIS revolution is radically altering how information about the world around us is applied and shared.

This is your learn-by-doing guide into ArcGIS, the powerful mapping and analysis system created by the geospatial pioneers of Esri. Each of the 10 Big Ideas is a “chapter” about how GIS technology unlocks your data to reveal deeper insights and a better understanding of virtually.

The 7 keys to property investment success Brimming with fresh content designed to suit current trends in the market, Unlocking the Property Market shares expert property market analyst John Lindeman's tips and techniques on where to buy, what to buy, how much to pay, and when to sell.

Discover what a geographic information system (GIS) is, how it applies to a variety of professions, and the benefits of using GIS for a variety of applications. Praised through four highly successful editions, The GIS Book, 5th Edition now features hands-on exercises enabling readers to use free GIS software and data downloaded over the Internet to gain a first-hand understanding of the power 5/5(6).

Unlocking the census with GIS Book ~ Unlocking the Census with GIS is an important new book describing how geographic information systems GIS can be used by novices and experienced users alike to better access understand manage and analyze myriad kinds of census data and censusrelated information and present it in a spatial format.

Includes Census and ACS data from to present in a user friendly mapping interface. Easiest way to identify census tracts and see change over time. Even if you will be doing your own mapping, this database is a good place to start to identify geographic boundaries and get a feel for the data before creating your own GIS map.

Abstract. The population census is the single most important source of small area socioeconomic information available in the UK. Conducted once every ten years, the census offers almost complete coverage of the population, and the resulting information is processed to form a wide range of computer-readable data by: 5.

Below are some GIS textbooks and related materials that I find useful. The list is by no means exhaustive, but might be helpful as a starting point. Unlocking the Census with GIS, ESRI Press, Redlands, California. Stillwell, John, and Graham Clarke (eds.). The GIS Book, How to Implement, Manage, and Assess the Value of Geographic.

Unlocking the Census With GIS is an easy-to-navigate volume that will help professionals and students make better use of census data by taking advantage of geographic information system (GIS) technology. The book includes an introduction to the Census of Population and Housing, a look at the economic census and other economic data sources, and.

The who, what, and where of America: understanding the census results editors, Martha Farnsworth Riche, Deirdre A. Gaquin Lanham, MD: Bernan Press, c find in the library Unlocking the census with GIS Alan Peters and Heather MacDonald Redlands, Calif.: ESRI Press, c find in the library. Joining the AFF table to your Census Tract polygons in ArcMap 1.

Start a session of ArcMap with a blank map. Add your Census Tracts geography data set to the map (e.g., ). Rename your Census Tract geography layer to Census Tracts in your Table of Contents.

Open the Census Tracts polygon attribute table and take a File Size: 1MB. Converting census data into GIS data For those interested in analyzing Canadian demographics data, census data can be downloaded directly from ODESI or the Canadian Census Analyser. In order to use the data for spatial analysis, two additional steps are needed: download census boundary files from ADD DATA SOURCE (say come to geospatial.

The Census release from the Census Bureau includes updated demographic data as well as updated geographic boundaries.

An example is shown in the following screen shot: Change is inevitable with any geographic area. Statistical areas, such as block groups and census tracts, are defined by the Census Bureau to collect and report data.

Geographic information systems and crime analysis "Think globally, act regionally: GIS and data visualization for social science and public policy research" Unlocking the census with GIS; Mapping the news: case studies in GIS and journalism; A place in history: a guide to using GIS in historical research.

A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text.

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Census Bureau. TIGER/Line Shapefiles: Detailed GIS layers for + for either the United States, a state, or a county. Includes Census Blocks. The All Lines layer for each county contains streets, railroads, and hydrography.; TIGER/Line Geodatabases: National and statewide files in the Esri File Geodatase format for selected features, since Author: Mark Thomas.GIS and Census Mapping in St.

Lucia GIS Software The increasing demand for upgraded maps especially for the Census was a primary factor for the initiation of a Geographic Information System (GIS) at the Statistics Department.

Heads down digitizing was used to transfer all the data from the Topographic maps into the new system.A more complete map book includes a title page and an index (or overview) map page.

You can accomplish this by using a combination of ArcMap Data Driven Pages and an - g Python script. Use the Data Driven Pages for a single map document (single layout) to create the map pages for the book, while another map document can be used to.