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U.S. Census Grids (Summary File 3), 2000: Metropolitan Statistical Areas
Entry ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_USCG_SF3MSA_1.0


Summary
Abstract: The U.S. Census Grids (Summary File 3), 2000: Metropolitan Statistical Areas data set contains 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 are based on census block geography from Census 2000 TIGER/Line Files and census variables (population, households, and housing variables). This data set is produced by the Columbia University Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN).

Purpose: To provide gridded demographic data, including characteristics of income, education, and housing, for metropolitan statistical areas at a finer resolution than is available in the 7.5 arc-second grids used for the United States as a whole.

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Geographic Coverage
 N: 47.0 S: 17.0  E: -65.0  W: -124.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Creator: Seirup, L., and G. Yetman
Dataset Title: U.S. Census Grids (Summary File 3), 2000: Metropolitan Statistical Areas
Dataset Release Date: 2006-05-31T00:00:00.000Z
Dataset Release Place: Palisades, NY
Dataset Publisher: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC)
Version: 1.0
Online Resource: https://doi.org/10.7927/H4Z31WJ0


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2000-04-01
Stop Date: 2000-04-01


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > ARIZONA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > ARKANSAS
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > MASSACHUSETTS > BOSTON
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > CALIFORNIA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > COLORADO
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > CONNECTICUT
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > DELAWARE
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > FLORIDA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > GEORGIA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > ILLINOIS
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > INDIANA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > KANSAS
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > KENTUCKY
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > LOUISIANA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > MAINE
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > MARYLAND
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > MASSACHUSETTS
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > MICHIGAN
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > MINNESOTA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > MISSISSIPPI
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > MISSOURI
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > NEBRASKA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > NEVADA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > NEW HAMPSHIRE
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > NEW JERSEY
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > NEW YORK
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > NORTH CAROLINA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > OHIO
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > OKLAHOMA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > OREGON
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > PENNSYLVANIA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > MAINE > PORTLAND
OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN > CARIBBEAN SEA > PUERTO RICO
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > RHODE ISLAND
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > SOUTH CAROLINA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > TENNESSEE
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > TEXAS
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > UTAH
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > VIRGINIA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > WASHINGTON
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > WEST VIRGINIA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > WISCONSIN


Science Keywords
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >POPULATION    [Definition]


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Computer >Computer


Project
USCG >U.S. Census Grids    [Information]


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


Data Center
Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center    [Information]
Data Center URL: https://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/

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


Personnel
CIESIN METADATA ADMINISTRATION
Role: METADATA AUTHOR
Phone: +1 845-365-8988
Fax: +1 845-365-8922
Email: metadata at ciesin.columbia.edu
Contact Address:
61 Route 9W, P.O. Box 1000
City: Palisades
Province or State: New York
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA


SEDAC USER SERVICES
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: New York
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA


Publications/References
Seirup, L., G. Yetman, and L. Razafindrazay (2012-01-01T00:00:00.000Z), U.S. Census Grids (Summary File 3), 1990: Metropolitan Statistical Areas, NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC), Palisades, NY, doi:10.7927/H4F18WNN, https://doi.org/10.7927/H4F18WNN
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-06-04
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-04-12



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