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Making MAGIC with Your Data: Methods for Visualizing Data using 2010 Census Data

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Presented on November 18, 2011 at the Neag Assessment Colloquia Series by Michael Howser at the University of Connecticut

Presented on November 18, 2011 at the Neag Assessment Colloquia Series by Michael Howser at the University of Connecticut

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  • 1. Making  MAGIC  with  Your  Data:  Methods  for  Visualizing  Data  Using   2010  Census  Data   Michael  Howser   Connec0cut  State  Data  Center  Coordinator/   Undergraduate  Educa0on  &  GIS  Librarian   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 2. According  to  the  2010  Census,  what   Connec0cut  Town/City  has  the   Largest  Popula0on?   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 3. According  to  the  2010  Census,  what  town  in  Connec0cut  has  the  smallest   popula0on?   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 4. Outline  •  Overview  of  CtSDC  and  MAGIC  •  2010  Census  Highlights  •  American  Community  Survey    •  Exploring  the  American  FactFinder  •  Visualizing  Data  –  Mul0ple  Approaches  •  Q  &  A   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 5. What  is  the     Connec0cut  State  Data  Center?  •  Connec0cut’s  Census  Bureau   Liaison  •  Part  of  the  Na0onal  Data   Center  Network  •  Assists  public  with  accessing   Census  Data  •  Provides  custom  data   resources  for  Connec0cut  •  Funded  by  Office  of  Policy  and   Management   ctsdc.uconn.edu   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 6. What  is  MAGIC?  •  University  of  Connec0cut   Libraries  Map  and  Geographic   Informa0on  Center  –  MAGIC  •  Over  220,000  print  maps  •  Historical  Aerial  Photography   for  Connec0cut    •  Provides  digi0zed  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
  • 7. Connec0cut  State  Data  Center  +   MAGIC  =  Data  &  Maps  •  Connec0cut  State  Data   Center  moved  to  MAGIC   in  October  2010  •  Collabora0on  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
  • 8. Who  is  MAGIC  and  the     Connec0cut  State  Data  Center  Librarians   Undergraduate  Students  •  Steve  Ba`   •  Nathan  Bruce  •  Michael  Howser   •  Steven  Daniels  •  Bill  Miller   •  Sophie  Do   •  Andrew  Erick  Graduate  Students   •  Edward  Fitzgerald  •  Jie  Lin   •  Tia  Hogan  •  Jon  Pollak   •  Shamara  James  •  Josh  Strunk   •  Richika  Makol   •  Brian  Perchal   •  Trevor  Rzucidlo   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 9. 2010  Census  Quick  Facts   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 10. 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
  • 11. 2010  Census  Timeline   •  December  2010  –  Na0onal   Popula0on   •  Feb  -­‐    March  2011  –   Redistric0ng  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
  • 12. December  21,  2010  Connecticut State Data Center &Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 13. 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
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  • 16. What  is  Appor0onment?  •  Each  state  has  at  least   one  representa0ve  in  the   House  of  Representa0ves  •  435  Total  Seats  available  •  States  ranked  by   Popula0on  to  provide   equal  representa0on  per   person  •  Representa0on  based  on   Decennial  Census   youtube.com/watch?v=RUCnb5_HZc0   Popula0on  Counts   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 17. 2010  U.S.  Census  Reappor0onment   (Public  Law  94-­‐171)  Data   2010.census.gov/2010census/data/   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 18. Redistric0ng  Data  –  State  by  State   Released  by  April  1,  2011  •  Total  Popula0on  •  Race  (White,  Black  or  African  American,   American  Indian  and  Alaska  Na0ve,  Asian,   Na0ve  Hawaiian  and  Other  Pacific  Islander,   Some  other  Race)  •  Ethnicity  (Hispanic  or  La0no)  •  Vo0ng  Age  (18+  years  of  age)  •  Housing  Data  (Occupancy  and  Vacancy)   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 19. U.S.  Popula0on  Snapshot   2000   2010  Total  Popula0on   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  Na0ve   2,475,956   2,932,248  (18.4%)  Asian   10,242,998   14,674,252  (43.3%)  Na0ve  Hawaiian  and  Other  Pacific  Islander   398,835   540,013  (35.4%)  Some  Other  Race   15,359,073   19,107,368  (24.4%)  Hispanic  or  La0no   35,305,818   50,477,594  (43%)   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 20. Connecticut State Data Center &Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 21. Connec0cut  Redistric0ng  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
  • 22. 2010  U.S.  Census  Data  -­‐  Connec0cut   2000   2010  Total  Popula0on   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  Na0ve   9,639   11,256  (16.8%)  Asian   82,313   135,565  (64.7%)  Na0ve  Hawaiian  and  Other  Pacific  Islander   1,366   1,428  (4.5%)  Some  Other  Race   147,201   198,466  (34.8%)  Hispanic  or  La0no   320,323   479,087  (49.6%)   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
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  • 30. Want  to  Explore  the  2010  data?  •  For  Connec0cut  Data  Visit  ctsdc.uconn.edu   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 31. 2010  &  2000  Connec0cut   Town  Data  Viewer   ctsdc.uconn.edu   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 32. Exploring  Na0onal  Data  •  New  York  Times  2010  Census  Map   projects.ny0mes.com/census/2010/map   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 33. American  Community  Survey   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 34. What  is  the  American  Community   Survey?  •  American  Community  Survey  (ACS)     –  “yearly  census”  –  survey  of  popula0on  each  year   –  Includes  14-­‐17  pages  of  ques0ons   –  In-­‐depth  ques0ons     –  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
  • 35. Visualizing  the  ACS  5  Year  Data   projects.ny0mes.com/census/2010/explorer   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 36. American  FactFinder  Explore,  Access,  and  Visualize  Data   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 37. New  American  FactFinder   facvinder2.census.gov   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 38. American  FactFinder  –  Let’s  Explore  •  Live  Demo  will  highlight   –  Data  Access  (Topics  and  Geographies)   –  Downloading  data   –  Crea0ng  Maps  from  Data   –  Sharing  Maps  and  Data   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 39. Data  Visualiza0on   Mul0ple  Approaches   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 40. Why  Visualize  Data?  •  Spreadsheets  are  great…  but  it’s  difficult  to   understand  with  large  datasets  •  Examine  Concepts  from  mul0ple  perspec0ve   –  Spa0al   –  Temporal  •  Integrate  data  from  mul0ple  sources   •  Ex.  Fault  lines,  earthquakes,  and  popula0on  data  •  Interac0ve  ≠  expensive  or  difficult   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 41. Visualizing  Complex  Data  What  do  the  following  items  have  in  common?   June  1   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 42. Does  this  help?  Connecticut State Data Center &Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 43. Visualizing  Data  using  Google  Maps   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 44. Things  you  can  do!  •  Explore  loca0ons  •  Compare  •  Create  maps!   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 45. Making  your  own  maps!  •  MyMaps   –  Placemarks  (points)   –  Lines   –  Shape  (polygons)   –  embed  photos            &  videos   –  Import  KML’s  •  Share    •  Collaborate   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 46. Visualizing  Data  using  Google  Earth   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 47. What  is  Google  Earth?  •  Travel  the  world  •  Satellite  imagery  •  Maps  •  Terrain  •  3D  buildings  •  Create  tours  •  Embed  pictures  and  videos  •  Access  to  diverse  geographic  data   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 48. Import  data  •  Overlay  imagery  (BMP,  DDS,  GIF,  JPG,  PGM,   PNG,  PPM,  TGA,  TIFF)  •  KML  (Keyhole  Markup  Language)  data  •  Import  GPS  data  •  Embed  photos  and  videos   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 49. Explore  the  past  Connecticut State Data Center &Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 50. Connecticut State Data Center &Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 51. Visualizing  Data  using    Google  Fusion  Tables   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 52. What  is  Google  Fusion  Tables?  •  Web  based  interface  for  uploading,  managing,   and  visualizing  large  datasets  •  Builds  upon  Google  Docs  and  Google  Maps  •  Includes  API  to  develop  custom  interfaces  •  Enables  sharing  of  large  datasets   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 53. Connecticut State Data Center &Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 54. Impor0ng  Data  •  Data  formats  supported  include:   –  Spreadsheets  (.csv,  .tsv,  or  .txt)   –  Microsoz  Excel   –  Google  Docs  Spreadsheets   –  KML  Files  (not  KMZ)   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 55. Google  Fusion  Example:     2010  Census  in  Texas   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 56. Google  Fusion  Example:  Poverty  by  School  District   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 57. Visualizing  Data  using  ArcGIS.com   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 58. What  is  ArcGIS.com?  •  Web-­‐based  map   crea0on  interface  •  Enables  collabora0ve   map  crea0on  •  Users  can  contribute   data  to  share  via   ArcGIS.com  •  Free!   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 59. Impor0ng  Data  •  Data  formats  supported  include:   –  Spreadsheets  (.csv,  .txt)   –  Shapefiles  (.zip)  –  WGS84  projec0on   –  GPS  files  (GPX)       LaGtude  field   Longitude  field   laGtude   longitude   lat   long   y   x   ycenter   xcenter   point-­‐y   point-­‐x   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 60. Adding  Data  from  the  Web  •  Data  can  be  imported   from  the  following:   –  ArcGIS  Server  Web  Service   –  OGC  Web  Service  (WMS)   –  KML  file  (Google  Earth)   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 61. ArcGIS  Example  from  Gallery  ArcGIS.com   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 62. On  the  Line  A  collabora0ve  approach  to   interac0ve  maps     Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 63. What  is  On  the  Line?   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 64. Stay  Current…  Follow  Us    ctsdc.uconn.edu   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 65. Ques0ons?   View  Presenta0on  at:     h`p://goo.gl/bTT8r   Contact  us  at:  ctsdc@uconn.edu  Special  Thanks  •  Connec0cut  Office  of  Policy  and  Management  •  Na0onal  Endowment  for  the  Humani0es  •  On  the  Line:  How  schooling,  housing,  and  civil  rights  shaped  Harvord  and   its  suburbs  •  UConn  Department  of  Geography  &  Center  for  Popula0on  Research  •  UConn  Libraries  Digital  Projects  Team,  Directors  Council,  Informa0on   Technology  Services,  Planning  Team,  and  Undergraduate  Educa0on  Team  •  U.S.  Census  Bureau  –  Boston  Regional  Office   Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC

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