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2012 Congressional Districts

This page last updated: 02/22/2012
Metadata created using Minnesota Geographic Metadata Guidelines


Metadata Summary

Originator LCC GIS Office
Abstract This is a polygon data set for the 2012 Congressional Districts
Browse Graphic View a sample of the data.
Time Period of Content Date 2012
Currentness Reference Data current as of 2010 Census Bureau TIGER line file publication
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:

C2012.dbf
C2012.shp
C2012.shx
C2012.prj
C2012.sbn
C2012.sbx
C2012.shp.xml

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

2012 Congressional Districts

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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 Office
Title 2012 Congressional Districts
Abstract This is a polygon data set for the 2012 Congressional Districts
Purpose This database of Congressional District Boundaries was developed from U.S. Census Bureau 2010 TIGER/Line files as a result of the most recent redistricting effort.
Time Period of Content Date 2012
Currentness Reference Data current as of 2010 Census Bureau TIGER line file publication
Progress Complete
Maintenance and Update Frequency As needed
Spatial Extent of Data State of Minnesota
Bounding Coordinates -97.5
-89.0
49.5
43.0
Place Keywords Minnesota, MN
Theme Keywords congressional districts
congress
districts
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

 
Section 2 Data Quality Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Attribute Accuracy
Logical Consistency
Completeness 2012 Congressional District boundaries are complete statewide
Horizontal Positional Accuracy
Lineage Source data are the Census Bureau TIGER/Line Files, Version 2000
A block equivalency file for Congressional Districts was received from the Minnesota Supreme Court Special Redistricting Panel. Using Maptitude Software a Congressional Districts boundary file was created in Caliper format. This file was then converted into a shapefile.
Source Scale Denominator
 
Section 3 Spatial Data Organization Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Native Data Set Environment Maptitude 6.0
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
''DISTRICT'' District Number
''POPULATION'' Population 2010
''HISPANIC_O'' Hispanic Origin
''NH_WHT'' Non-Hispanic White
''NH_DOJ_BLK'' Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Black
''NH_DOJ_IND'' Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Indian
''NH_DOJ_ASN'' 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
''F18_POP'' 18+ Population 2010
''H18_POP'' 18+ Hispanic
''NH18_WHT'' 18+ Non-Hispanic White
''NH18_DOJ_B'' 18+ Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Black
''NH18_DOJ_I'' 18+ Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Indian
''NH18_DOJ_A'' 18+ Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Asian
''NH18_DOJ_H'' 18+ Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Hawaiian
''NH18_DOJ_O'' 18+ Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Other Race
''DEM_INDEX''Field to calculate Democratic Index
''REP_INDEX''Field to calculate Republican Index
''THIRD_INDE''Field to calculate Third Party Index
''INDEX_VOTE'' Field to calculate Total of all Index Votes
''F_HISPANIC'' Percentage of Hispanic Origin
''F_NH_WHT'' Percentage of Non-Hispanic White
''F_NH_DOJ_BLK'' Percentage of Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Black
''F_NH_DOJ_IND'' Percentage of Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Indian
''F_NH_DOJ_ASN'' Percentage of Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Asian
''F_NH_DOJ_HWN'' Percentage of Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Hawaiian
''F_NH_DOJ_OTH'' Percentage of Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Other Race
''F_NH_DOJ_OT1'' Percentage of Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Other Multi Race
''F_H18_POP'' Percentage of 18+ Hispanic
''F_NH18_WHT'' 18+ Non-Hispanic White
''F_NH18_DOJ_B'' 18+ Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Black
''F_NH18_DOJ_I'' 18+ Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Indian
''F_NH18_DOJ_A'' 18+ Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Asian
''F_NH18_DOJ_H'' Percentage of 18+ Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Hawaiian
''F_NH18_DOJ_O'' Percentage of 18+ Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Other Race
''COLORING'' Map Coloring Caliper
Entity and Attribute Detailed Citation
 
Section 6 Distribution Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Publisher LCC GIS Office
Publication Date 02/22/2012
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 C2012
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 931KB
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:

C2012.dbf
C2012.shp
C2012.shx
C2012.prj
C2012.sbn
C2012.sbx
C2012.shp.xml

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 02/22/2012
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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