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2000 Census Blocks

This page last updated: 09/23/2008
Metadata created using Minnesota Geographic Metadata Guidelines


Metadata Summary

Originator LCC-GIS using Census Bureau TIGER/Line Files
Abstract Data displaying 2000 Census Blocks as released by the US Census Bureau for the 2000 census.
Browse Graphic View a sample of the data.
Time Period of Content Date 2000
Currentness Reference Current as of the 2000 census.
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Distributor Organization LCC-GIS
Ordering Instructions This data set is distributed on the internet by clicking below after 'Online Linkage'. Doing so will tell your browser to start downloading a self extracting 'ZIP' file which will contain the following:

- *.shp
- *.shx
- *.dbf
- *.sbn
- *.sbx

After downloading this self extracting 'zip' file (which will have an '.exe' extension), simply execute (run) the file. Doing this will automatically extract the files described above. You can then delete file types that you do not need, if any.
Online Linkage Click here to download data. (See Ordering Instructions above for details.) By clicking here, you agree to the notice in "Distribution Liability" in Section 6 of this metadata.

Full Metadata

2000 Census Blocks

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1. Identification Information
2. Data Quality Information
3. Spatial Data Organization Information
4. Spatial Reference Information
5. Entity and Attribute Information
6. Distribution Information
7. Metadata Reference Information

 
Section 1 Identification Information   Top of page
Originator LCC-GIS using Census Bureau TIGER/Line Files
Title 2000 Census Blocks
Abstract Data displaying 2000 Census Blocks as released by the US Census Bureau for the 2000 census.
Purpose Elemental unit of census data collection. Demographic data collected during the census is collected at this level and then aggregated to larger areas.
Time Period of Content Date 2000
Currentness Reference Current as of the 2000 census.
Progress Complete
Maintenance and Update Frequency
Spatial Extent of Data State of Minnesota
Bounding Coordinates -97.5
-89.0
49.5
43.0
Place Keywords Minnesota
Theme Keywords Minnesota Census Blocks
Census Blocks
Blocks
2000
Theme Keyword Thesaurus
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Contact Person Information Lee Meilleur, Director
LCC-GIS
100 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Suite 55
St. Paul, MN 55155
Phone: 651-296-0098
FAX: 651-297-3699
E-mail:
Browse Graphic View a sample of the data.
Browse Graphic File Description
Associated Data Sets 1990 Census Block Boundaries

 
Section 2 Data Quality Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Attribute Accuracy
Logical Consistency
Completeness Complete as of its release.
Horizontal Positional Accuracy
Lineage Derived from the 2000 Census TIGER/Line Files.
Source Scale Denominator
 
Section 3 Spatial Data Organization Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Native Data Set Environment Maptitude 4.5
Geographic Reference for Tabular Data
Spatial Object Type Vector
Vendor Specific Object Types Arc, Polygon
Tiling Scheme State
 
Section 4 Spatial Reference Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Horizontal Coordinate Scheme UTM
Ellipsoid GRS80
Horizontal Datum NAD83
Horizontal Units Meters
Distance Resolution
UTM Zone Number 15
Map Projection Name Transverse Mercator
 
Section 5 Entity and Attribute Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Entity and Attribute Overview ''AREA''
''PERIMETER''
''BLK2000_'' Internal Record Number
''BLK2000_ID'' Unique Record Number
''ID'' Caliper Record Number
''BLK'' Census Block Number, 2000
''TRACT'' Census Tract Code, 2000
''NAME'' Name of Geographic Area
''NUMBER'' Block Number
''COUNTY'' FIPS County Code, 2000
''VTD'' Census Voting District Code, 2000
''MCD'' Minor Civil Division Codes, 2000
''CD00'' Congessional District Codes, 2000
''SD00'' Senate District Codes, 2000
''HD00'' House District Codes, 2000
''POPULATION'' Population 1990
''POPULATION1'' Population 1999
''POPULATION2'' Population 2000
''HISPANIC_O'' Hispanic Origin
''HISPANIC_1'' Hispanic Origin %
''NH_WHT'' Non-Hispanic White
''NH_DOJ_BLK'' Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Black
''NH_DOJ_BL1'' Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Black %
''NH_DOJ_IND'' Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Indian
''NH_DOJ_IN1'' Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Indian %
''NH_DOJ_ASN'' Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Asian
''NH_DOJ_AS1'' Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Asian %
''NH_DOJ_HWN'' Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Hawaiian
''NH_DOJ_OTH'' Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Other Race
''NH_DOJ_OT1'' Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Other Multi Race
''NH_OTHM'' Non-Hispanic Other Multi Race
''MINORITY'' Total Minority Population
''F18_POP_19'' 18+ Population 1990
''F18_POP'' 18+ Population 2000
''H18_POP'' 18+ Hispanic
''H18_POP1'' 18+ Hispanic %
''NH18_WHT'' 18+ Non-Hispanic White
''NH18_DOJ_B'' 18+ Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Black
''NH18_DOJ_1'' 18+ Non-Hispanic (Dep. of Justice) Black %
''NH18_DOJ_I'' 18+ Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Indian
''NH18_DOJ_2'' 18+ Non-Hispanic (Dep. of Justice) Indian %
''NH18_DOJ_A'' 18+ Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Asian
''NH18_DOJ_3'' 18+ Non-Hispanic (Dep. of Justice) Asian %
''NH18_DOJ_H'' 18+ Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Hawaiian
''NH18_DOJ_O'' 18+ Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Other Race
''NH18_DOJ_4'' 18+ Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Other Multi Race
''NH18_OTHM'' 18+ Non-Hispanic Other Multi Race
''F18_MINORI'' 18+ Minority Population
''BLKD'' Population Density - Black
''ASND'' Population Density - Asian
''INDD'' Population Density - Indian
''HSPD'' Population Density - Hispanic
''BLKCLASS'' Black Population Density Class
''ASNCLASS'' Asian Population Density Class
''INDCLASS'' Indian Population Density Class
''HSPCLASS'' Hispanic Population Density Class
Entity and Attribute Detailed Citation ''Black'' - Non Hispanic Black or African American + Non Hispanic Black or African American and White

''Asian'' - Non Hispanic Asian + Non Hispanic Asian and White

''Hispanic'' - Hispanic of Any Race

''Indian'' - Non Hispanic American Indian and Alaska Native + Non Hispanic American Indian and Alaska Native and White

''Other'' - Non Hispanic Some Other Race

''Other Multi Race'' - Where more than one minority race is listed
 
Section 6 Distribution Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Publisher LCC-GIS
Publication Date 03/29/2001
Contact Person Information Lee Meilleur
Director
LCC-GIS
100 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Suite 55
St. Paul, MN 55155
Phone: 651-296-0098
FAX: 651-297-3699
E-mail:
Distributor's Data Set Identifier blk2000
Distribution Liability The Geographic Information System (GIS) Data to which this notice is attached are made available pursuant to the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act (Minnesota Statutes Chapter 13). THE GIS DATA ARE PROVIDED TO YOU AS IS AND WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY AS TO THEIR PERFORMANCE, MERCHANTABILITY, OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. The GIS Data were developed by the LCC - GIS Office for its own internal business purposes. The LCC - GIS Office does not represent or warrant that the GIS Data or the data documentation are error-free, complete, current, or accurate. You are responsible for any consequences resulting from your use of the GIS Data or your reliance on the GIS Data. You should consult the data documentation for this particular GIS Data to determine the limitations of the GIS Data and the precision with which the GIS Data may depict distance, direction, location, or other geographic features. If you transmit or provide the GIS Data (or any portion of it) to another user, the GIS Data must include a copy of this disclaimer.
Transfer Format Name Shapefile
Transfer Format Version Number
Transfer Size 167MB
Ordering Instructions This data set is distributed on the internet by clicking below after 'Online Linkage'. Doing so will tell your browser to start downloading a self extracting 'ZIP' file which will contain the following:

- *.shp
- *.shx
- *.dbf
- *.sbn
- *.sbx

After downloading this self extracting 'zip' file (which will have an '.exe' extension), simply execute (run) the file. Doing this will automatically extract the files described above. You can then delete file types that you do not need, if any.
Online Linkage Click here to download data. (See Ordering Instructions above for details.) By clicking here, you agree to the notice in "Distribution Liability" above.
 
Section 7 Metadata Reference Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Metadata Date 09/23/2008
Contact Person Information Lee Meilleur, Director
LCC-GIS
100 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Suite 55
St. Paul, MN 55155
Phone: 651-296-0098
FAX: 651-297-3699
E-mail:
Metadata Standard Name Minnesota Geographic Metadata Guidelines
Metadata Standard Version 1.2
Metadata Standard Online Linkage http://www.lmic.state.mn.us/gc/stds/metadata.htm

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