A procedure of systematically acquiring and recording information about all the members of a given population.

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Faster way than Spatial Join to join field from attribute table to address table?

I have a table of addresses for every state in the nation. I just recently finished doing spatial joins and adding in census block/tract data per state. I have a national shapefile of ...
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Importing Census TIGER Shape Files to SQL Server 2012?

I've been doing my research on how to import shape files into Microsoft SQL Server 2012. and am still unable to figure out how to do it after hours of playing around with it. I'll document what I've ...
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Where to Dowload Village layers for India with census 2011 information?

Does anyone know where I could download a layer of all villages in India together with their populations (hopefully from the 2011 census)?
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How to clip Census tract shapefiles to the boundaries of City Council shapefiles

Before I ask my question, I want to say upfront that I am woefully inexperienced with coding as well as GIS, which is part of the reason why I'm here. I am currently working on a project where I am ...
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How to obtain Census block data in SQL format?

I am trying to create a web app where users can query a certain type of data that is offered by the Government. Unfortunately, the government prefers "Census Tract/Blocks" as opposed to Zip codes (it ...
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Methods on aggregating census tracts for better CV's

I am working on a project that maps out poverty rates (ACS data) by census tract. Many of the tracts have CV's that are just too high for our study and I am hoping for find a sound methodology in ...
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Get residential coordinates by zip and crid_id

I have information about residentials from USPS (zip code, crid_id, etc.). I need to get coordinates of polygon that will wrap every residential (crid_id) in special are (zip code) Data example: http:...
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India population by town: 1981, 1991, 2001, 2011

Trying to source population data for every village, town and city in India. I have been able to extract data for 2001 & 2011 from the census site, but am having a tough time finding a reliable ...
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Where do I find city/town point locations in US census data?

I'm generating RF propagation maps with Splat!. It can plot cities (as points) on its coverage map. It comes with a tool to import ASCII Arc/Info Ungenerate files. These used to be available from the ...
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Scripting a population sum based on union

I'm having trouble automating a process to sum one field into a new field, summing whenever the value of an FID field from my Union is the same. I'm looking to sum the population, stored in field "...
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USA census historical demographic data

I am currently working on a project where I am responsible for calculating the mean temperature and precipitation data across the USA. My calculations are made for metro census data and county ...
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Oil palm stand census algorithm? [closed]

Anyone have experience in oil palm stand census using tree detection algorithm from satellite images in ArcGIS or QGIS? any references for usable algorithm? What is the accuracy?
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Specification for US Census GEOID?

I'm writing a program that needs to generate GEOID values from 2000 and 2010 Census data, to link the census data to TIGER/Line records. I'm starting with the state, county, region block, etc, values ...
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Calculating population density from urban raster reclasiffy

I am using ArcMap Out of a raster, I reclassified it into only having the urban areas. I ran this through zonal statistics and got the area of the urban area (in meters, which I presume are in ...
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Where to get 2010 Census Block data?

I would like to download 2010 Census Block Data for several towns and I can't seem to find it on American Factfinder. Is it there? And if not, does anyone know where I could find it?
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How can I fix my spatial join issue?

I am using ArcGIS. I have two different files. The first file is from the United State Census. It is a file consisting of the census tracts for 1990. Each polygon has information that labels its ...
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Aggregate census tract data to county level

I have data on a census tract basis but I am having trouble aggregating them to county level. Is there any tool to do it in ArcGIS?
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Matching census blocks with block groups according to place identification?

I'm doing a project comparing incorporated and unincorporated block groups using several variables. So far, I've got the census block assignment files and merged them in Stata with the name lookup ...
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U.S. Census Data, Block Level, Where to Find It

Does the Census Bureau still release block level data, say for 2014? If so, has anybody been able to successfully procure it, and how? I spent a large portion of yesterday exploring the FactFinder ...
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Transform/Align Census 2000 Blocks to Census 2010 Blocks

I would like to align census tabulation blocks from the 2000 and 2010 censuses. I have the relationship file, so I know which blocks are suppose to the same and which were split or consolidated. ...
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German Census Demographic Data @ zip-code level

The US Census has an API to pull Census/ACS data at the ZTCA (zip-code tabulation area) level. I'm looking for the same functionality with German data. So far I've identified several websites such as ...
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Estimating population in flood zones?

I have a census tract shapefile with the population of a minority group and total population. I am trying to analyze this group by high and low risk flood zones. The problem is that not all of the ...
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How to concatenate two fields (type double) into a single field?

In arcgis 10.3 using the field calculator I'm trying to concatenate a census tract field (double) with a census block field (double) into a single field that has the two values separated by a decimal ...
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TIGER/LINE 2013 Feature, Edge and, Address Range Data Sets

I am looking at the Tiger 2013 data sets, in particular the Edge, Feature and, Range tables. It seems that the Edge tables have all the data elements that are in the Feature and Range sets. Is this ...
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Using ZCTA (Census ZipCode) polygones

I have downloaded some files from census website and did some cleaning to get ZCTA map for new york, but I noticed that there are overlapped regions (some regions are inside others). For some ...
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Visualizing road line segments within specific borders

I have a perhaps very simple ArcGIS question: How can I make the road line segments start or stop at the edge of the city's Census Block Groups?
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Bulk lookup of address census tract and block

Is there a free or cheap way to code a large number of addresses and return or append the census tract and block data? There are a number of ways to geocode an address and get the lat long, but I ...
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Matching Census Block Groups from different decades to show percent change?

I know for Census Tracts and Blocks there are relationship files, but what is the best way to match Census Block Groups from different decades to compare change?
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ST_Intersection between MultiPolygon tables leads to gaps, missing intersections

I am trying to intersect two MultiPolygon tables, which are in the same UTM projection, and calculate the area of their intersections. I am getting some surprising results when I examine the ...
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Geocoding using the census locator

I am trying to geocode roughly 20,000 addresses using the census locator in ArcMap. I was told that I should be able to access their locator through their server connection in ArcMap. When I connect ...
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What's the difference between US Census DMA and MMA?

DMA and MMA are commonly used to denote a large, metropolitan municipal entity. Is there a difference between the two? Is there a certified definition to these terms? Google is a bit inconclusive ...
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Ecuador Census Data

I am looking for Ecuador census data (digital GIS if possible) at the sub-parroquia (parish) level. The geographies and the tabular data would be great but at this point I am mostly in need of the ...
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How can I eliminate leftover border/boundary in QGIS?

I am trying to generate a shapefile which contains the unincorporated areas of St. Louis County, Missouri. I'm using two shapefiles: St. Louis County from the 2012 census, followed by St. Louis ...
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Sourcing postcode shapefiles & census data for The Netherlands?

I would like to do some GIS mapping of the Netherlands, but I am having trouble finding official data files for the following: ESRI shapefiles for postcodes. Census (population) data for postcodes. ...
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API to reverse geocode latitude, longitude to census tract?

I have a bunch of latitude,longitude coordinates (mostly city/town centroids) in the United States for which I'd like to find the containing census tract. For instance, input => nn.nnn, -nn.nnn ...
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Correlating ONS LSOA boundaries w ONS Pop Data using CartoDB

I'm looking for a way to vector-map Birmingham population densities by Lower Level Super Output Area (LLSOA). I have two sets of relevant data: the ONS LLSOA boundary set, and ONS estimates of ...
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Area Normalizing Percentages after Intersect

I am summarizing Census data within custom drawn polygons. I am summarizing age data (percent male 24-29, etc.). As with whole numbers, I assumed I would need to area normalize the data AFTER the ...
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Convert coordinates to census tract for large dataset

I have about 20 million sets coordinates from the Philadelphia, PA, USA region. For each set of coordinates I would like the FIPS code of the corresponding census tract. I looked at this thread: ...
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Combining Raster and Vector data

I've created a Watershed raster data set (using the Watershed Tool) for a certain area. Within that watershed raster, there are 8 basins that appear I'm trying add the total population to each of ...
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How to query Tiger Data for Layers?

I am new to this. I have data downloaded from ftp://ftp2.census.gov/geo/tiger/TIGER2015/ and I would like to learn more about how I can query that data for the different layers it offers. Here is ...
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Joining polygons in R

I am wondering how to join spatial polygons using R code? I'm working with census data where certain areas change over time and I wish to join the polygons and the corresponding data and simply ...
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Converting census data to block groups with regard to their area

I have population data for census blocks and want to convert them to block groups. I know that block groups has an extra digits, but how it will be possible to break down census data between blocks ...
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How to find income data by census tract or block?

I am trying to find a file with income data for every census tract. On the American FactFinder/Census websites, I can find data for each individual state or county but I want all census tracts in ...
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Apportioning census data using GeoJSON?

I am working on a project now that requires me to merge/dissolve census tracts into predefined neighborhoods. I know this is possible using ESRI's apportionment functions, but I am currently working ...
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How do I reverse geocode Census Block group from 15 character FIPS Code to LATLONG?

I know that the block group is a polygon but the Census Gazetteer files provide a lat/long for census tracts here - http://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/data/gazetteer2010.html Where can I get this ...
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Converting Canadian census geocode to postal code?

I am looking to convert the geocode on the 2011 Canadian Census data file to postal code for free. The geocode looks like the following - 0010002.00. I understand that Canada Post sells a PCCF file ...
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US Tiger or Open Street Map Route Data: One Way Street & Intersection Data

We're building a U.S. street routing application (finding paths for cars between two or more locations using public roads) and would like to use open source data US Tiger Data or Open Street Map or ...
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Recast data from one geographic standard to another

I'm working right now a project looking at medical labour supply in rural areas in Australia. I aim to use STATA for most of this analysis, but a change in geographic standards by the Australian ...
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Census Data Mapper - what tool they used to do it?

The Census Data Mapper is a web mapping application of the Census Bureau used to create instant web maps out of the Census data which are stored in the Census databases. I was wondering what tools ...
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What are the rules/guidelines for what the total population in a US census block group has to be to justify a split?

What are the rules/guidelines for what the total population in a US census block group has to be to justify a split? I'm wondering if the US Census Department has any guidelines about when to split a ...