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Locating Census 2010 Data using the NEW American FactFinder


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Locating Census 2010 Data using the NEW American FactFinder

  1. 1. Locating Census 2010 Data using the NEW American FactFinder Steve Batt Michael Howser Connecticut State Data Center University of Connecticut
  2. 2. 2010 Census Background <ul><li>2010 Census was Short Form Only! </li></ul>
  3. 3. Data now collected only by the American Community Survey: <ul><li>2000 Census last to incorporate a sample survey for detailed social/economic/housing data: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Social characteristics </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Education, Language, Birthplace/Nativity, Ancestry, Disability, Marital Status, Veteran Status </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Economic Characteristics </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Income, Poverty, Labor Force, Taxes, Commute-to-work, Occupation/Industry </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Housing Characteristics </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Value of home, Gross Rent, Number of rooms/bedrooms, Heating fuel, Housing costs, Year structure built </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>-> ACS data to be included in the NEW American FactFinder in Fall 2011
  4. 4. Data Sets from the 2010 Census <ul><li>Redistricting Data (Feb 2011 – April 1, 2011) </li></ul><ul><li>first release of local data from Census 2010; will include total population, age (18+), race, ethnicity, housing units, occupancy/vacancy) </li></ul><ul><li>Demographic Profiles (May 2011) </li></ul><ul><li>profiles down to the community level that provide 2010 Census data on age and sex distributions, race, Hispanic or Latino origin, household relationship and type, the group quarters population, and housing occupancy and tenure </li></ul><ul><li>Summary File 1 (available now for CT) </li></ul><ul><li>Detailed Household, Family & Relationship, and Group Quarters data, down to Tract and Block level </li></ul><ul><li>Summary File 2 (Winter 2011 – Spring 2012) </li></ul><ul><li>Summary File 1 data iterated for Detailed Race and Ethnic Groups </li></ul>
  5. 5. Census Geography Overview
  6. 6. Census Block : Block 2007, Block Group 2, Census Tract 3614.02, New Haven County, CT
  7. 7. Census Block Group : Block Group 1, Census Tract 201, Fairfield County, Connecticut
  8. 8. Census Tract : Tract 3614.2, New Haven County, Connecticut
  9. 9. County Subdivision : New Haven Town, New Haven County, Connecticut
  10. 10. Place / Census Designated Place : Storrs CDP, Connecticut
  11. 11. County Subdivision : Mansfield Town, Tolland County, Connecticut
  12. 12. Metropolitan Statistical Area : New Haven – Milford Metro Area
  13. 13. <ul><li>Other available geographies include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2010 State Legislative District, Upper Chamber </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2010 State Legislative District, Lower Chamber </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Voting Districts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Elementary School Districts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Secondary School Districts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unified School Districts </li></ul></ul>