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After several years, I finally created my own code to build a schema. However, it is currently embedded in a python library, so it isn't generally usable as a spec. Here is the geoid module, which parses and generate Census geoids, with variants for Census, Tiger and ACS formats: https://github.com/CivicKnowledge/geoid.git If you are handy with ...
Here you cand find a simple explanation for the columns that you must concantenate to generate the GeoIDs for different geographic areas https://www.census.gov/geo/reference/geoidentifiers.html
You've got a few options here. QGIS can natively open and process from CSV files so if your data is already in that format, you should be fine. Otherwise, you can export it to that format or install a plugin called "Spreadsheet Layers" from the Plugins Manager. There isn't really any major benefits between spreadsheet file types, just use what's simplest for ...
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