Census 2010 and its impacts on libraries
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Presentation at Connecticut Library Association Conference on May 3, 2011 in Stamford, CT.

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Census 2010 and its impacts on libraries Census 2010 and its impacts on libraries Presentation Transcript

  • Census  2010  and    Its  Impact  on  Libraries   Michael  Howser  Connec;cut  State  Data  Center  Coordinator/   Undergraduate  Educa;on  &  GIS  Librarian   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • According  to  the  2010  Census,  what   Connec;cut  Town/City  has  the   Largest  Popula;on?   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • According  to  the  2010  Census,  what  town  in  Connec;cut  has  the  smallest   popula;on?   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • What  is  the     Connec;cut  State  Data  Center?  •  Connec;cut’s  Census  Bureau   Liaison  •  Part  of  the  Na;onal  Data   Center  Network  •  Assists  public  with  accessing   Census  Data  •  Provides  custom  data   resources  for  Connec;cut  •  Funded  by  Office  of  Policy  and   Management   ctsdc.uconn.edu   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • What  is  MAGIC?  •  University  of  Connec;cut   Libraries  Map  and  Geographic   Informa;on  Center  –  MAGIC  •  Over  220,000  print  maps  •  Historical  Aerial  Photography   for  Connec;cut    •  Provides  digi;zed  maps  and   aerial  photography  in  full-­‐ quality  TIFF  format  for   download  –  FREE!   magic.lib.uconn.edu   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • Connec;cut  State  Data  Center  +   MAGIC  =  Data  &  Maps  •  Connec;cut  State  Data   Center  moved  to  MAGIC   in  October  2010  •  Collabora;on  combines   GIS  and  Mapping   technology  with  Census   data!  •  Custom  datasets  are   digitally  preserved   ctsdc.uconn.edu/maps.html   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • Who  is  MAGIC  and  the     Connec;cut  State  Data  Center  Library  Staff   Undergraduate  Students  •  Steve  Ba^   •  Thomas  Bachant  •  Michael  Howser   •  Will  Carnes  •  Bill  Miller   •  Joel  Cintron   •  Steven  Daniels  Graduate  Students   •  Tia  Hogan  •  Jeffrey  Dunn   •  Anna  Kuziara  •  Jie  Lin   •  Adrian  Sonnenschein  •  Josh  Strunk   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 2010  Census  Quick  Facts  •  Just  over  72%  of  U.S.   Households  mailed  back   their  forms  (same  as  2000)  •  48  million  addresses  were   followed  up  •  2010  Census  was  $1.6   Billion  under  budget!   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 2010  Census  Timeline   •  December  2010  –  Na;onal   Popula;on   •  Feb  -­‐    March  2011  –   Redistric;ng  Data  Released   •  May  2011  –  Demographic   Profiles  Released   •  June  –  Aug  2011  –   Summary  File  1  Released   •  December  2011  –   Summary  File  2  Released   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • December  21,  2010  Connecticut State Data Center &Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 2010  Winners  and  Losers   Increase  in  House  Seats   •  Texas  (+4),  Florida  (+2),     Arizona  (+1),  Georgia  (+1),   Nevada  (+1),  South  Carolina  (+1),   Utah  (+1),  Washington  (+1)   Decrease  in  House  Seats   •  Ohio  (-­‐2),  New  York  (-­‐2),     Illinois  (-­‐1),  Iowa  (-­‐1),     Louisiana  (-­‐1),  Massachuse^s   (-­‐1),  Michigan  (-­‐1),     New  Jersey  (-­‐1),  Pennsylvania  (-­‐1)   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • Connecticut State Data Center &Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • Connecticut State Data Center &Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • What  is  Appor;onment?  •  Each  state  has  at  least   one  representa;ve  in  the   House  of  Representa;ves  •  435  Total  Seats  available  •  States  ranked  by   Popula;on  to  provide   equal  representa;on  per   person  •  Representa;on  based  on   Decennial  Census   youtube.com/watch?v=RUCnb5_HZc0   Popula;on  Counts   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 2010  U.S.  Census  Reappor;onment   (Public  Law  94-­‐171)  Data   2010.census.gov/2010census/data/   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • Redistric;ng  Data  –  State  by  State   Released  by  April  1,  2011  •  Total  Popula;on  •  Race  (White,  Black  or  African  American,   American  Indian  and  Alaska  Na;ve,  Asian,   Na;ve  Hawaiian  and  Other  Pacific  Islander,   Some  other  Race)  •  Ethnicity  (Hispanic  or  La;no)  •  Vo;ng  Age  (18+  years  of  age)  •  Housing  Data  (Occupancy  and  Vacancy)   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • U.S.  Popula;on  Snapshot   2000   2010  Total  Popula;on   281,421,906   308,745,538  (+9.7%)  White   211,460,626   223,553,265  (+5.7%)  Black  or  African  American   34,658,190   38,929,319  (12.3%)  American  Indian  &  Alaska  Na;ve   2,475,956   2,932,248  (18.4%)  Asian   10,242,998   14,674,252  (43.3%)  Na;ve  Hawaiian  and  Other  Pacific  Islander   398,835   540,013  (35.4%)  Some  Other  Race   15,359,073   19,107,368  (24.4%)  Hispanic  or  La;no   35,305,818   50,477,594  (43%)   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • Connecticut State Data Center &Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • Connec;cut  Redistric;ng  Data  •  Released  March  9,  2011  @  2:00pm  •  Includes:     –  State   –  Congressional  District   –  County   –  Town   –  Tract   –  Block  Group   –  Block   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 2010  U.S.  Census  Data  -­‐  Connec;cut   2000   2010  Total  Popula;on   3,405,565   3,574,097  (+4.9%)  White   2,780,355   2,772,410  (-­‐0.3%)  Black  or  African  American   309,843   362,296  (16.9%)  American  Indian  &  Alaska  Na;ve   9,639   11,256  (16.8%)  Asian   82,313   135,565  (64.7%)  Na;ve  Hawaiian  and  Other  Pacific  Islander   1,366   1,428  (4.5%)  Some  Other  Race   147,201   198,466  (34.8%)  Hispanic  or  La;no   320,323   479,087  (49.6%)   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • Connecticut State Data Center &Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • Connecticut State Data Center &Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • Connecticut State Data Center &Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • Connecticut State Data Center &Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • Connecticut State Data Center &Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • Connecticut State Data Center &Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • Connecticut State Data Center &Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • Want  to  Explore  the  2010  data?  •  For  Connec;cut  Data  Visit  ctsdc.uconn.edu   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 2010  &  2000  Connec;cut   Town  Data  Viewer   ctsdc.uconn.edu   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • According  to  the  2010  Census,  what   Connec;cut  Town/City  had  the   Largest  Percent  of  Increase  in   Popula;on?   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • Exploring  Na;onal  Data  •  New  York  Times  2010  Census  Map   projects.ny;mes.com/census/2010/map   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • Custom  Data  Sets:     American  FactFinder2  •  2010  Census  Data  will  be  available  in  the  New   American  FactFinder  (facvinder2.census.gov)   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • Libraries  and  the  2010  Census  •  Become  familiar  with  the  new  American   FactFinder  •  If  you  need  help  the  Connec;cut  State  Data   Center  is  here  to  help!   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • American  Community  Survey   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • What  is  the  American  Community   Survey?  •  American  Community  Survey  (ACS)     –  “yearly  census”  –  survey  of  popula;on  each  year   –  Includes  14-­‐17  pages  of  ques;ons   –  In-­‐depth  ques;ons     –  Takes  the  place  of  Decennial  Long  Form   –  Includes  a  1,  3,  and  5  year  dataset   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • Visualizing  the  ACS  5  Year  Data   projects.ny;mes.com/census/2010/explorer   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • ACS  Custom  Data  Download  •  American  FactFinder  (facvinder.census.gov)   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • Sta;s;cal  Abstracts  An  Opportunity  for  Libraries?   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • Sta;s;cal  Abstracts:  End  of  An  Era  •  Publica;on  ceases  in   2012  •  Combines  government   sta;s;cs  into  one   product  •  Great  place  to  explore   what  data  is  available   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • Next  Steps  for  Libraries?  •  Do  we  try  to  create  this  type  of  resource  for   each  state?  •  Do  we  create  a  website  that  points  users  to   the  sources  of  data?  •  What  is  the  role  of  libraries  and  providing   access  to  data?   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • Is  this  a  Wright  Brothers  moment  for  libraries?   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • Stay  Current…  Follow  Us     ctsdc.uconn.edu   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • Ques;ons?  Special  Thanks  •  Connec;cut  Office  of  Policy  and  Management  •  Na;onal  Endowment  for  the  Humani;es  •  On  the  Line:  How  schooling,  housing,  and  civil  rights  shaped   Harvord  and  its  suburbs  •  UConn  Department  of  Geography  &  Center  for  Popula;on  Research  •  UConn  Libraries  Digital  Projects  Team,  Directors  Council,   Informa;on  Technology  Services,  Planning  Team,  and   Undergraduate  Educa;on  Team   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC