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U.S. Census Grids (Summary File 1), 1990

Abstract: U.S. Census Grids (Summary File 1), 1990 contain grids of demographic and socioeconomic data from the year 1990 U.S. census in ASCII and geotiff formats. The grids have a

resolution of 30 arc-seconds (0.0083 decimal degrees), or approximately 1 square km. The gridded variables are based on census block geography from Census 1990 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


Purpose: To provide gridded demographic data, including characteristics of age, race, ethnicity, and housing, for the United States.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 72.0   S: 17.0   E: -65.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Version: 1.0
ISO Topic Category
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-06-11
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27