Questions tagged [demography]

The study of statistics such as births, deaths, density, migration, or growth of human populations.

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Census Blocks with no buildings or structures

In the 2020 decennial data there are blocks with population but they have no structures of any kind. It's a pretty insignificant number but I'd like to know what side of the road I should put these ...
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Adding CSV data to UK shapefile output area file

I'm trying to map some demographic data I have in a CSV. It's some demographic data based on mosaic codes. It helpfully has OA codes in one column, which match against the OA codes in my Office for ...
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Filtering demographic data for USA using TIGER/CENSUS data

I am working on Texas demographic data for a client. The ask is to collect demographic data for ZCTA areas of Texas state. I am looking for help in the source and linking demographic data for these ...
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Which site is best to download the freely available population data of Pakistan? [closed]

I need to know the population data and households of Pakistan. but some sites like Landscan required institutional email ids which I don't have. So I need a site where I can download the data with my ...
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Calculating polygon attribute based on intersection with grid in QGIS

I'm trying to use QGIS to profiling polygons in a layer. There is also another grid layer, each grid contains its own demographics information. Assume the demographics are evenly distributed within ...
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ACS Data Interpretation

I am working with ACS 5-Year Data at the block group level in ArcGIS, and was hoping someone could explain what one of the elements on my attribute table means. I know that the B00001e1 is some type ...
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2010 Block Group Income

Does anyone know why there isn't 2010 income data at the block group level on American Fact Finder? I don't see it at the census tract either. Looking for documentation explaining why it's not there ...
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Comparing ESRI Demographic Data from different years

I have in my possession ESRI Demographic update data for multiple years: 2013/2018, 2014/2019, 2015/2020, 2016/2021, 2017/2022. I am currently trying to see if it is possible to compare each of these ...
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Different variations of point-to-zone mapping

I have created a grid of 1Km2 over some census zones. Now, for each cell of the grid, I need to provide some characterization of it: population, socio-econ, etc. coming from the census zones. So, ...
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Getting rural/urban classification from Zip Codes

I have a dataset containing GPS coordinates and zip codes of locations from different regions in Spain, and I need to classify them as rural or urban based on either of these two information sets (and ...
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Comparison of clustering methods on geodemographic classification

Most geodemographic classification systems using K-means method for clustering and creating segments. For example, ESRI Tapestry(Business Analyst) is most using geodemographic system lately. What ...
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How to create a map of demographics using Canada Census Data?

I understand this is an extremely vague question. I will start by telling you what I have: I have Canada census boundary shapefiles and want to map data by dissemination area I have Canada census ....
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Proportional Coloring within polygon for multiple variables

I'm new to QGIS and I am doing some demographic analysis of Ethiopia. I have a vector map with each of the country's administrative zones: Within the attribute table, I have data for religious ...
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Seeking historical (pre-war) data on cities and towns in Germany? [closed]

I'm trying to find and merge German city-level data from various time periods: ~1900, ~1930 and ~1990. What's difficult: Obviously some cities merged, new places were founded after 1900, and again ...
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How to get 2010 city demographic data by census block group

I am doing machine learning research on US cities (New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Seattle). I try to predict some demographic data based on features in each census block group. ...
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Is there a faster process to update one column for all features?

I have written a python script in QGIS which estimates the amount of residents for each building polygon by using census block data and building polygons (about 500 000 buildings in an area of about ...
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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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Is it safe to combine data for zipcodes across different demographic sets? [closed]

My team is working with demographics data across different data sources (some paid sources and some free data sources available online). Each of these data sources comes with a shapefile and some ...
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Where to find Population Density (shp. or grid) for Europe? [closed]

Does anybody know where to download shp. or grid file on European population density (inhabitants/ sq.km)?
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Group cities into MSA/Agglomerated areas

I've been asked to do some research where I compare survey data to some population numbers. Unfortunately, I think it is likely the case that people who live in smaller cities that are close to large ...
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Looking for a source of data for these specific United States Demographics for People and Businesses

Sorry for if I come across ignorant. I usually hangout over at StackOverflow. I'm a developer and a client has specific demographics needs that I'm not sure where to get. I looked at some Census data ...
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Seeking downloadable Village layers for India with census 2011 information? [duplicate]

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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Are there alternatives to ESRI Community Analyst?

Is anybody aware of any commercial products that are equivalent to ESRI Community Analyst? We are in need of a solution that provides similar products/reports dealing with demographics for a variety ...
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Find Healthcare Data by Geography and Income Level

Is anybody aware of a data source for healthcare related data (number of people covered, type, etc.) for any geography (looking for USA) that can also be broken down by income level? I've tried ...
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Combining and displaying demographic data?

I am currently undertaking a demographic research project for my employer. We have the data on income, age, sex, language, transport etc and I have mapped most of it and created some thematics of said ...
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Research study participant mapping and analysis - comparison of software

I am new to everything GIS. I have been researching different software but have found more questions than solutions. What I want to accomplish: I'm working on a research project with participants ...
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Seeking India population by village, town and city for 1981, 1991, 2001 and 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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US unemployment data by zip (or aggregating data up to county level)

I am trying to find unemployment rate data for the US that is: at 5 digit zip code level monthly, or quarterly, or even annually, for 2008-2012 free That seems to be impossible as far as I can tell. ...
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How to compare 2000 Census block group data with 2010 block group data?

I want to calculate the percent change for median household income in Los Angeles at the block group level from 2000 to 2010. Someone told me I have to reaggregate 2000 block data to 2010 block group ...
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Income data on a block level: how does a newbie do it?

I am a complete newbie at GIS data, and am trying to do the following: Figure out census blocks in Miami-Dade (and several other counties) that have average household incomes > $75,000 Get the ...
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Algorithm for finding population for a given center point and radius in US

Here is what I have The population data aggregated by zip code given by US Census. Here is what I am doing right now: Reverse geo code the center point to find the zip code of the center point. ...
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What multiplier would you use for calculating estimated population?

Given a number of address points in a given area, what multiplier would you use for calculating estimated population? I have seen 2.5 in a few places, but I was wondering what the generally accepted ...
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Distribution of Human Population with Altitude

I recently found Joel E. Cohen and Christopher Small's work on hypsographic demography, i.e. the distribution of human population with altitude. Does anyone know of any other research in this area? I ...
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