I have two shapefiles of NYC--one of city council districts and another shapefile of the census blocks inside NYC. I want to merge these two shapefiles so that I can see what blocks lie inside of each census district in NYC.
Ideally, I want to merge them in a way that results in a shapefile with an attribute table that has both the blocks and districts listed. Here are the current attribute tables:
When I tried to simply merge them using vector>data managementment>merge vector layer I get a shapefile that includes both geometries, but only displays districts, and the resulting attribute table is full of null values.
Here is that attribute table: