U.S. Census Grids (Summary File 1), 2000: Metropolitan Statistical Areas
Entry ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_USCG_SF1MSA

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Summary
Abstract: U.S. Population Grids (Summary File 1), 2000: Metropolitan Statistical Areas contain grids of demographic and socioeconomic data from the year 2000 U.S. census in ASCII and geotiff formats for 50 metropolitan statistical areas with at least one million in population. The grids have a resolution of 7.5 arc-seconds (0.002075 decimal degrees), or approximately 250 square meters. The gridded variables ... View entire text

Purpose: To provide gridded demographic data, including characteristics of age, race, ethnicity, and housing, for metropolitan statistical areas at a finer resolution than is available in the 30 arc-second grids used for the United States as a whole.
Related URL
Description: Data download page.

Description: Maps in PDF and PNG formats.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 47.0   S: 17.0   E: -65.0   W: -124.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Seirup, L., and G. Yetman
Dataset Title: U.S. Census Grids (Summary File 1), 2000: Metropolitan Statistical Areas
Dataset Release Date: 2006-05-31
Dataset Release Place: Palisades, NY
Dataset Publisher: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC)
Version: 1.00
Data Presentation Form: raster, map
Online Resource: http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/data/set/usgrid-summary-file1-2000...
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2000-01-01
Stop Date: 2000-01-01
Location Keywords
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Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 0.002075 Decimal degrees
Longitude Resolution: 0.002075 Decimal degrees
ISO Topic Category
Quality 1. The 2000 SF1 files for each state are loaded into Microsoft
Access and queries are used to extract the records pertaining to
census blocks and the fields being used for gridding.

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Access Constraints None
Use Constraints Users are free to use, copy, distribute, transmit, and adapt the work for commercial and non-commercial purposes, without restriction, as long as clear attribution of the source is provided.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/
Dataset ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_USCG_SF1MSA

Data Center Personnel
Name: SEDAC USER SERVICES
Phone: +1 845-365-8920
Fax: +1 845-365-8922
Email: ciesin.info at ciesin.columbia.edu
Contact Address:
61 Route 9W, P.O. Box 1000
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: ONLINE HTTP
Distribution Format: ASCII
Fees: 0
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Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +1 845-365-8920
Fax: +1 845-365-8922
Email: ciesin.info at ciesin.columbia.edu
Contact Address:
61 Route 9W, P.O. Box 1000
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Seirup, L., and G. Yetman (20060531), U.S. Census Grids (Summary File 1), 2000, NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC), Palisades, NY, http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/data/set/usgrid-summary-file1-2000
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-07-05
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-08-07
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