Topographically Integrated Geographic Encoding and Referencing (TIGER) is a series of spatial data releases managed by the US Census Bureau. Many of its smaller area geographic divisions known as Census tracts and blocks are used as a standard in spatial analyses.

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Determining accessibility of U.S. street address

I'd like to determine whether a given U.S. street address is publicly accessible to vehicle/foot traffic. This would include addresses on both publicly and privately maintained roads that are not ...
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can't geocode with PostGIS 2.1.1

I don't know where's the mistake... I am using the process from the PostGIS documentation (http://postgis.net/docs/manual-2.1/postgis_installation.html#loading_extras_tiger_geocoder) . I created a ...
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How to load all states of TIGER into PostgreSQL?

I downloaded TIGER2014 from the Census FTP and I was wondering how I would be able to load all the geometries at once. I learned about loader_generate_script and loader_generate_nation_script but I ...
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PostGIS TIGER reverse_geocode() returns state only

I have a clean install of PostGIS 2.1 in Postgres 9.3 on Ubuntu, using apt-get and postgres extensions. Ran the data loading scripts from here. normalize_address works well, but geocode returns no ...
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Can the correct TIGER Line Id be returned for an address from the PostGIS Tiger Geocoder?

After reviewing the PostGIS Tiger Geocoder documentation, I don't see a method of returning the TIGER Line Id for the address. I would assume this is information is available internally as part of ...
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PostGIS- Geocode Milepost data

I have the same question as described in this,I have numerous milepost address (like Milepost 58.3 , US 30,NJ) Is there a way to do this in PostGIS?
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PostGIS tiger geocoder installation trouble

I am getting the TIGER geocoding feature set up on my windows 7 64 bit box (PostGIS 2.1; Postgres 9.4). I followed the steps outlined here to generate the batch scripts and ran them last night: http:/...
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Converting historical (1992/2000/2006) TIGER/Line files to modern shapefile formats

I'm trying to get some historical geographic information from Wisconsin and have been pointed the way of the TIGER/Line Shapefiles. Unfortunately, they're in a strange format (see, e.g., the files for ...
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Download US census data profiles?

US census summary file information is available on the census ftp server: ftp2.census.gov/acs2013_5yr but I can't seem to find the data profiles information anywhere. The only source appears to be ...
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Loading Tiger & ACS Data Into CartoDB

Does anyone have experience loading the pre-joined TIGER shape files and ACS 5 year data files by block group into CartoDB? I have downloaded the data from http://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/data/...
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sample xsd files from geographic sources

Where can I download sample xsd files for different features like road,rail,river,land etc.I need them urgently for checking the working of my project which works on the schema of geographic data.
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Insanely large house numbers in TIGER data

I'm parsing the US TIGER data and I'm coming across huge house numbers. example: 10100005 Thousand oaks drive, st johns, florida Google maps, and open street maps - nominatim says this is valid! Im ...
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Find census block for street intersection with tiger geocoder

I'm geocoding lots of addresses and map them to census block. Some of addresses are street intersections, like this select ST_X((geo).geomout)::numeric(8,6), ST_Y((geo).geomout)::numeric(8,6) ...
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Importing 2014 TIGER County Shape Files to 2012 SQL Server?

Last year, I figured out how to import TIGER Census Block shape files into 2012 SQL Server with no issues. I assumed I would use similar code to do the county shape files but I keep getting a few ...
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Add polygons to PostGres to be queried by Nominatim

I'm trying to build out a geocoder that also returns the correct legislative district information from this data: http://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/data/tiger.html I've got OSM data imported into a ...
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Comparing TIGER 2013 with TIGER 2006

I'm doing a project when I want to compare TIGER 2013 data with the TIGER 2006 data. Essentially, the Census updated the data between 2002-2008, and a number of the counties were updated in the 2006 ...
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Identifying shapes in TIGERweb WMS SVG

I'm using the US Census WMS service describe here. Using code similar to that found in this example, but specifying a data format of "image/svg+xml", I've been able to get the TIGERweb WMS service to ...
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Postgis reverse geocoding for other countries

I have tried using postgis_tiger_geocoder extension for reverse geocoding and it just has the U.S related data(56 states or so) but I need to have few more countries like canada and few more. Is there ...
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All queries on wkb_geometry column return null regardless of input ( ST_Point, ST_Intersects )

I am new to Postgis and I don't know if I am doing something wrong with my query, or if there is a problem with the data. I have been running queries on tiger shape files from the US Census site, I ...
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Extract city boundary from TIGER data

I'm trying to find the bounding box of US cities but I just can't seem to figure out what to do with the TIGER data I download (not to mention, which data to download!). Could someone experienced with ...